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Apprentice Engineering Fitter AG INSTRUMENTS LIMITED

AG Instruments are looking for an enthusiastic Apprentice Engineering Fitter to take part in developing, manufacturing, calibrating, and testing precision gas analysers to be used in medical gas and power applications. This role requires a willingness to learn, attention to detail, and responsibility to produce an excellent product.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 17 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    31 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Follow our internal procedures for manufacture, assembly and calibration of our products
  • Use company intranet to find information required to perform these tasks
  • Calibration using our automatic calibration apparatus with compressed gases
  • Electronics PCB level assembly including soldering
  • Small scale precision mechanical component assembly
  • Quality control of work
  • Reviewing test data, interpreting results, fault finding
  • Complete test documentation
  • Final assembly, inspection and packing

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

Qualifications included.

  • Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard. Company Training Plan & Assessment.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering - Development Knowledge (1 day per week for 2 years at college)
  • Development Competence Qualification (workplace)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills - Maths (If required)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills - English (If required)
  • End Point Assessment at the end of the apprenticeship

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • AG Instruments is a small company which is pursuing several avenues for expanding its business. The successful candidate will be able to grow with this expansion and take on extra roles and responsibilities as they arise

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Keen interest in Engineering, Time Management


GCSE or equivalent a Min of 5 GCSE's inc English, Science and Maths (Grade (5-9) (C-A*)) Essential

Things to consider

The applicant should be responsible with health and safety issues, especially when working with compressed gases. Applicants would need to be 18+ due to health and safety.

About the employer

AG Instruments are pioneers in using infra-red and other technologies to analyse gases for high precision quality control in medical gas and power applications. Our analysers are exported globally especially to the USA. The designs are complex and require good attention to detail. We are in a constant state of development, modifying our designs to suit market forces, finding new opportunities and improving our methods for better performance and efficiency.




Unit 9, Trident Park

Poseidon Way


CV34 6SW

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Training provider



Sally Parr

07879 128768

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link or copy and paste the link. Find AG Instruments on the list and apply.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Oct 2022