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Electrical Engineer Apprentice WAVIN LIMITED

Wavin is looking for an Electrical Engineering Apprentice to complete a Level 3 apprenticeship to join their team. This apprenticeship involves “on the job” practical training and “off the job” theory to achieve National Engineering recognized qualifications. An opportunity to work in a traditional and heavy manufacturing industry with variety.

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

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £20,806.24

  • Working week

    You will work Monday to Friday. Your start and finish times including your shift pattern will be determined by the employing company.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    27 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000103599

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To operate in line with all Wavin UK Limited health and safety standards and the implementation and adherence to safe working practices in accordance with legislation
  • Be trained to set up, operate and adjust a range of clay processing equipment, including dryers and kilns
  • Assist the production team in all aspects of clay processing
  • To have a desire to further their education by attaining the foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma after completion of the Advanced Level 3 in Engineering Apprenticeship qualification

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

After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)

After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Mechatronics Maintenance Technician. Plus one of the following:
  • Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technology (QCF) – for starts up to June 2017 only
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering Technologies (QCF) - for starts up to June 2017 only
  • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) – for all starts from 1st July 2017

You will study on a Level 3 Engineering Technician standard on a Mechatronics Maintenance Technician (Electrical) pathway. On completion of this, you will gain a qualification in Engineering at Advanced Level 3 standard.

During the first year of the apprenticeship, your learning will take place at the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre based at Catcliffe, Rotherham, for an initial block of study on a full-time basis. After this, you will attend the Training Centre for one day a week for knowledge study.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Completion of the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre apprenticeships are nationally recognised qualifications which are acknowledged and respected by employers across the world. These can open the door to many more opportunities, such as Engineering Management and Project Engineering positions across a range of sectors worldwide.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, mutlitask, Self motivated, Task orientated, Flexible

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths Higher Paper (Grade 4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Wavin UK Limited wants to make a difference by building healthy, sustainable environments. As an international company requiring many different professional skills, we understand and celebrate diversity, inclusion and belonging. At Wavin UK Limited, we encourage all our employees to develop their talent with great innovative programs, and to become the best version of themselves. Together, as a strong team, we grow, and deliver on our purpose every day. Wavin UK Limited is the place to be if you truly wish to make an impact. In addition to working with an enthusiastic, professional team in an international environment, we offer a competitive compensation and benefit package.

Employer

WAVIN LIMITED

Address

Hazlehead, Crow Edge

Sheffield

S36 4HG

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Training

Training provider

THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

Contact

Recruitment Team

recruitment@amrctraining.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please follow the link to apply on the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre website and complete an application form. Once this has been received, it will be reviewed, and you will receive an email response with the next steps of the application process. Please note the AMRC Training Centre reserves the right to close company vacancies, should they get filled, ahead of the published closing date.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2023