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Engineering Operative Apprentice KWIKTUF LTD

Operating equipment to cut glass products, you will be working alongside the glass cutting team to develop an understanding and knowledge of glass variations in terms of coatings, patterns and applications.

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Closing date: 12 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    The delivery method for this employer led apprenticeship consists of 32 hours a week within the workplace and one 8 hour training day a week within Hull Training. Shifts are to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000070320

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working alongside the glass cutting team you will develop an understanding and knowledge of glass variations in terms of coatings, patterns and applications. Working to a high degree of accuracy and quality, you will learn how to handle glass safely and cut glass of various types, shapes and thicknesses, using automated CNC Optimisation Equipment, as well as manual techniques.  This includes the creation of technical drawings, using the ICam system.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Engineering Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

Diploma in engineering operations (skills)
Certificate or Diploma in engineering operations (knowledge)
Functional Skills in maths and English if required
Preparation for End Point Assessment

Training will be delivered on a day release basis and will take place at Hull Training's Engineering Centre (TEC), Danepark Road, Hull, HU69DX.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The successful candidate will be given the opportunity of full time employment upon completion of the apprenticeship if available


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, Teamworking skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential

Things to consider

You will be working in a noisy and busy production factory. You will be required to attend Hull Training's (TEC) recruitment session (initial assessments and interview) prior in order to be considered for shortlisting by KwikTuf. You will receive an email invitation from tec.engagement@hullcc.gov.uk upon receipt of your application for recruitment.

About the employer

KwikTuf was formed in early 2005 in Hull, with the purpose of supplying glass and associated products to the Hull business and trade community. The aim of the business is to continue to provide a service and support to any manufacturer with a need for a comprehensive range of glass products. This will be achieved with continued investment in the latest technology and the development of products and staff.

Employer

KWIKTUF LTD

Address

200 Fountain Road

Hull

HU2 0LJ

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Training

Training provider

KINGSTON UPON HULL CITY COUNCIL

Contact

Holly

tec.engagement@hullcc.gov.uk

01482 615317

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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