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Engineering Apprentice THERMEX LTD

To experience all aspects of manufacturing engineering at Thermex, who supply heat exchange systems for the automotive and marine industry.

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Closing date: 06 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £5 per hour

  • Working week

    Mon - Thurs - 7.15am to 4.15pm Friday - 7.15am - 12.15pm

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Build components and sub-assemblies into finished electrical or mechanical products
  • Fit parts to machinery and equipment
  • Service and repair machines and tools
  • Operate machine tools like lathes, cutters, grinders and borers
  • Set and operate computer-controlled machinery
  • Apply finishes and coatings to products
  • Make quality checks

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

  • Engineering Operative level 2 apprenticeship standards
  • Maths and English functional skills, if required
  • One day per week release to college campus in Bromsgrove

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full-time position after apprenticeship - possible increased responsibility.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Number skills, Team working, Independent worker, Asks for help when unsure, Literate, Ability to follow instruction, Positive attitude, Self motivated, Enthusiastic, Trustworthy, Has integrity


GCSE or equivalent DT (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 6/B) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Physics (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

Thermex are committed to investing in the future generation. As such, they want to offer a varied working environment while completing the apprenticeship by experiencing all aspects of the company, with a view to exploring areas of interest to the apprentice.

About the employer

Thermex are UK based manufacturers of heat exchangers, providing reliable and cost effective cooling products since 1979. A heat exchanger is an important part of any equipment that produces waste heat such as engines, generators and hydraulic power packs, therefore it is essential that the best heat exchanger design is selected to ensure reliability and longevity of your equipment. Over the years, Thermex has developed into one of the world's leading heat exchanger manufacturers, with ISO 9001:2015 certification and a UK manufacturing plant.







B98 9HL

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Training provider



Sue Portsmouth

01527 572684

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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