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Mechanical Testing Apprentice (Metallography) BRITISH ENGINEERING SERVICES LIMITED

In its simplest and most explicit form, industrial safety can be a matter of life or death. As a Mechanical Test Apprentice for British Engineering Services, you will be helping to make Britain a safer place for industry, businesses and for people whenever and wherever. We want our Apprentice to observe, learn and understand a wide range of engineering skills and processes – including metallography and machine specimens.

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

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As you progress in the role, you will learn how to:

  • Plan, schedule and deliver weld specimens within tolerances required
    Operate and carry out routine maintenance on various machines, including: milling machines with Haas or Fanuc control, conventional lathes, abrasive wheels, and band saws
  • Carry out detailed reports, with no compromise, ever – ensuring that you always keep records, standards and procedures up to date and ready for audit
  • Ensure that all work adheres to the required UK and international standards
  • Always provide an exceptional level of customer service, whilst representing our brilliant company professionally

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

  • Apprentices will get a Level 2 qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Progression within the NDT or Matellurgy department

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Analytical skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6) Essential

About the employer

Our mission is to make Britain a safer place. If you want to work for an ‘Award Winning Company’ that leaves nothing to chance, it’s a no brainer, the British Engineering Services Group is the place for you! For over 160 years, our highly skilled Engineers have offered services which can support the design, building, testing and commissioning of plant to be installed and/or refurbished in order to keep the UK industry, businesses and public safe. The services we provide are designed to reduce machinery downtime, extend plant life, improve operating efficiency and very importantly create a safer working environment. We provide a range of testing, inspection and consultancy services for our customers. We are a member of the British Institute of NDT, have a UKAS accredited laboratory and we are proud of the extensive experience our NDT Engineers offer.




Unit 718

Eddington Way

Birchwood Park


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Oct 2022