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Production Operative Apprentice BALCO ENGINEERING LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join a well-established engineering business based in Great Barr to undertake a wide range of manufacturing and fabricating functions to support the business.

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

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    7.30am - 4.30pm - (Mon - Thurs) 7.30am - 1.30pm (Fri)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Plastic fabricating
  • Steel fabricating
  • Fitting up of electrical units
  • Basic wiring/panel assembly
  • Manufacture process plant equipment, small and large
  • Installation of equipment

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

BTEC and NVQ in Performing Manufactoring Operations including Functional Skills if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The company will offer long term career progression on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Initiative, Logical, Physical fitness, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 / C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade 4 / C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Have you considered the suitability of the location, hours, pay prior to applying?

About the employer

Balco is based in the U.K. Midlands, we are metal processing plant engineers, founded in 1970. Both our established product ranges and custom built plant are produced in our factory and we supply throughout the world




Unit Z Hamstead Industrial Estate

Austin Way

Great Barr

B42 1DU

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

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

Apply now

Closing date: 12 Dec 2022