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Apprentice Mechanical Fitter DORLEC LTD

This is an exiting opportunity for an apprentice Mechanical Fitter, working on pumps, gear boxes etc which have been sent in for repair or restoration from their customers.

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Closing date: 14 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,254.44

    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

    8:00am - 16:00pm Monday to Friday Weekends as required

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000074840

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Carrying out repairs and overhauls to Electric motors, Gearboxes, Pumps, and various engineering equipment associated to our trade.
  • The apprentice will be learning and working on tasks such as
  • Repair, overhaul of Motor Pumps and Gearboxes
  • Rewinds
  • Specialist and Bespoke Repairs
  • New and Replacement Motors, Pumps and Gearboxes.
  • Authorised Distributors for WEG and Siemens Motors.
  • Comprehensive Machining Service
  • Balancing and Instrumentation solution
  • AC & DC Load Testing

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards the Mechanical Fitter L3 Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.


As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

For the right canidate there will be potential to progress with the business upon completetion of the apprenticeship. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

About the employer

At Dorlec, we provide a total machining service. Our specially equipped machine shops are manned 24 hours per day to ensure that your downtime is kept to a minimum. With full backup facilities including electrical, mechanical and fabrication workshops guaranteeing the best possible service. The machine shop is comprehensively equipped and regularly upgraded to take advantage of technological developments, utilising a highly skilled and versatile workforce.

Employer

DORLEC LTD

Address

Derby Road Business Park

Clay Cross

Derbyshire

S45 9AG

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Training

Training provider

CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE

Contact

Chesterfield College

APLU@chesterfield.ac.uk

0345 850 1055

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)


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