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Maintenance Apprentice FORGED SOLUTIONS GROUP LIMITED

Forged Solutions Group Limited are looking for a Maintenance Apprentice to complete a Level 3 apprenticeship to join their team, to be fully trained in all areas of the Maintenance Department.

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

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,286.40

  • 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: 40

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000107890

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To be trained in the following areas, in our Maintenance department:

  • Fault finding and diagnosis of mechanical/ electric breakdowns
  • Use of hand tools to affect a repair 
  • Use of machine tools to fabricate or repair part
  • Talk to suppliers and contractors to assist in maintenance activities

At the end of the period, the apprentice will have gained a broad knowledge and understanding of the mechanical maintenance of forgings in various materials for the Aerospace industry.

Key tasks & accountabilities:

  • Assess breakdowns and machine issues 
  • Devise methods of repair 
  • Carry out repairs 
  • Ensure Job Report Sheets and other appropriate Documentation is completed in a timely  manner and be fluent in Pirana reporting system
  • Any other ad hoc duties as required

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 (Mechanical) 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, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience

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

Forged Solutions Group provides high integrity forgings for the world’s most demanding applications. From aerospace and energy production, to underground mining and off-highway vehicles, we have forged solutions for advanced manufacturing industries for more than 100 years. Across established sites in the UK and in areas renowned for excellence in complex metal working. Forged Solutions Group manufactures shafts, rings, discs, asymmetric forgings and extruded cylinders in a range of titanium, nickel, and steel alloys. We have a global blue-chip customer base for whom we are a trusted, high-quality turnkey supplier known for our unique forging capability and ingenuity.

Employer

FORGED SOLUTIONS GROUP LIMITED

Address

Meadowhall Road

Sheffield

S9 1HD

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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