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Craft Maintenance Apprenticeship 2023 SELLAFIELD LIMITED

A Craft Maintenance Apprentice trains to become a highly skilled craftsperson within the nuclear industry, you will specialise as a Mechanical or an Electrical & Instrumentation Craftsperson. You will learn to undertake routine maintenance and fault finding on plant equipment where you will use tools, test equipment and documentation to carry out.

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

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Closing date: 12 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,855.00

    Increasing to £18,640 in year 2, £21,884 in year 3 and £23,350 in year 4. Higher rates are applied to those aged 21 and over. You’ll have the opportunity to benefit from an annual bonus, linked to company performance, of up to £4000*

  • Working week

    You will be required to work typical site-based hours at Sellafield Ltd, which is 7:30-15:40 Monday to Friday. However you may be requested to start earlier and work hours. TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000109204

  • Positions

    54 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will be training to undertake routine maintenance and fault finding on plant and equipment where you will use tools, test equipment and documentation to undertake these maintenance tasks.
  • You may at times need to wear personal protective equipment, necessary for work in active areas (such as full PVC suiting, gloves and respirators) and work in confined spaces or at heights.
  • As an integral part of your apprenticeship your progress will be monitored and assessed against the National Apprenticeship Standard requirements. You will compile an evidence folder, demonstrating your areas of learning with accredited certificates of completion for elements of your training.
  • Within the last six months of your apprenticeship you will undertake a knowledge and skills assessment by an independently appointed organisation, where you will be expected to clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the Apprenticeship.

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

1st & 2nd Years – training is delivered at the local training provider.

3rd & 4th Years – Site placements at Sellafield, in different operating units throughout the business.

You will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship aligned to the Maintenance & Operations Engineering Technician Standard.
  • Level 3 Technical Certificate

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Following successful completion of your apprenticeship, we will look to retain you in a professional full time position at Sellafield Ltd. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science or Engineering (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

You will need to wear personal protective equipment, necessary for work in active areas (such as full PVC suiting, gloves and respirators), Work in confined spaces or at heights. Unfortunately, we are unable to take individuals on to the Electrical & Instrumentation Apprenticeship who are colour blind due to the electrical safety implications.

About the employer

Sellafield Ltd is a global centre for nuclear engineering management. We pioneered the harnessing of nuclear power to generate electricity for the country. Now the world is watching as we set international standards in high-hazard reduction. In short, we’re at the forefront of the industry.

Employer

SELLAFIELD LIMITED

Address

Sellafield Site / Surrounding offices in West Cumbria

CA20 1PG

Contact

GBS Recruitment

gbs.recruitment@sellafieldsites.com

019467 81000

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Training

Training provider

GENII ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 12 Feb 2023