Apprentice Production Technician (Mechatronics) OXFORD INSTRUMENTS PLC
A role in Production can be a great starting point for moving in to another job family where problem-solving skills and a disciplined approach to quality improvements and cost savings are key. Our grade structure creates promotion opportunities as you develop new capabilities and take on increasing levels of responsibility.
Closing date: 15 Aug 2022
Rotating shift-working: For first and second year Apprentices, shift working will not necessarily be enacted dependent on their college commitments.
Total hours per week: 37.0
Possible start date
01 Sep 2022
03 Aug 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Build sub-assemblies and piece parts to achieve build schedules and conform to ISO 9001 procedures whilst under close supervision.
Aim to continuously improve skill levels by increasing key skills competency as defined during the duration of the Apprenticeship / training programme
Maintain good housekeeping and 5S initiatives
Contribute to the performance of the Build Team through continuous improvements.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Year 1 – 4.5 days per week in college completing EAL Level 2 Diplomas in Advanced Manufacturing and the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
Year 2 – 1 day per week in college completing the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
Year 3 – EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering– Technical Support
Year 4 – Learner will also prepare for the End Point Assessment (EPA) by compiling a journal of their work in the workplace
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
For Apprentices to successfully complete their Apprenticeships with the knowledge and skills to perform a skilled Production Technician role.
Through assessment of skills and capabilities and where an aptitude to develop is shown, our Production Apprenticeships can be a great starting point for moving in to another job family where problem-solving skills and a disciplined approach to quality improvements and cost savings are key.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 5) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
WESTON COLLEGE OF FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION
Level 3 (A level)
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