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Engineering Operative Apprentice ADAMS ENCLOSURES LIMITED

Adams Enclosures Limited are looking to recruit an Engineering Apprentice. The apprentice will be required to work on CNC machinery, press brake and punch and carry out assembly work using hand and power tools, as well as powder coating work.

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Closing date: 10 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 7.30am - 4.00pm (but may be subject to change)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This is a multi-skilled engineering apprenticeship. This will be a varied role and you will be given an insight to all aspects of our in-house enclosure manufacturing facility.

Your duties will include:

  • Operating CNC machinery
  • Press brake and punch
  • Assembly work in our fitting shop
  • Using hand and power tools
  • Powder coating
  • Full training will be given to develop your skills

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

This is a 15 month apprenticeship resulting in a Level 2 Engineering Operative qualification. 

Training will include attending college one day per week for the duration of the apprenticeship - this will be at In-Comm Training Services in Aldridge, Walsall WS9 8UG. 

You will work to achieve:

  • Level 2 NVQ in Engineering Operations
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • We intend for all apprentices to progress into skilled employees with a long and successful career with the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade 9-4) Essential

About the employer

Adams Enclosures is a sheet metal design and manufacturing business that supports the UK's control panel industry. We specialise in the design and manufacture of bespoke control and switchboard enclosures to customer specifications. From our 24,000 s.q. ft West Midlands base we are well placed to supply the UK and Europe with low voltage switchboards, motor control centres, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic enclosures, kiosks, and all types of cabinets for test equipment, control systems, water treatment and power distribution. With CNC punching, brake press, laser cutting technology, an extensive fabrication workshop and in house powder coating facility, the factory is equipped to offer customers anything from a small bracket to a large switchboard fully fitted with a certified busbar system. Since the company was formed in 2006 our program of continuous improvement and investment in our staff and facilities means that our customer service is second to none putting Adams Enclosures high on the list of Approved Suppliers. Heavy investment in type testing of our enclosures and busbar systems means we are able to provide Bespoke LV Switchboard Enclosures, Motor Control Centres, Busbar Systems and customised solutions which are design verified to BS EN 61439-2:2011 We only use the highest quality materials and quality systems that conform to ISO 9001:2015. All work is undertaken to match our customers’ individual quality requirements.




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Training provider



Sue Fisher or Alex Jones

01922 457686

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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