An excellent opportunity to join an established, locally owned provider of high-quality kitchen worktops. As an apprentice worktop fabricator, you will develop knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to prepare, control, contribute to and complete manufacturing operations under the supervision of a friendly and helpful team.
Closing date: 10 Oct 2022
£270 per week. For those candidates over 20-years old, the National Living Wage will apply.
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
17 Oct 2022
13 Sep 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
As an apprentice worktop fabricator, you will follow manufacturing processes and standard operating procedures (SOP) whilst adhering to specific safe working policies and procedures.
- Use of various machines within the workplace upon completion of training, saw, edge polisher and CNC
- Some manual tasks are required such as hand finishing (upon completion of training)
- Manual handling and some heavy lifting tasks are required
- Occasional visits to site as and when required
- Stock handling
- Dealing with customers
The right candidate will contribute to, develop and support improvement in the manufacturing operation using continuous improvement methods.
You will carry out quality checks throughout the manufacturing operations to ensure quality is built in and that any defects or concerns are highlighted and dealt with in line with relevant quality standards.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the qualification achieved will be a Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative Standard.
Your training will include a mix of off and on the job training, including assessments which will be work based. Your time will be split between 80% on-the-job training and a minimum of 6 hours off-the-job learning per week. The training provider will deliver at the site, and you will be assigned a dedicated BPIF training coordinator to ensure you receive the best training and support.
Apprentices without Level 1 (or equivalent) in English and maths must achieve Level 1 Functional Skills and take the test for Level 2 prior to taking the end-point assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3 and British Sign Language qualification are an alternative to English qualifications for whom this is their primary language.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Potential permanent appointment within the company upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D or above) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
BPIF TRAINING LIMITED
Lean manufacturing operative
Level 2 (GCSE)
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