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Quality and Inspection Apprentice CBE PLUS LTD

CBE Plus Limited is looking for a Quality and Inspection Apprentice to complete a Level 3 apprenticeship to join their team, to contribute to the continuous improvement of the company products. The apprentice will be required to inspect, test, assemble manufactured parts and components to ensure quality standards are met.

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

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday – Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Handling heavy/large components and parts
  • Learning how to conduct inspections for part dimensions
  • Inspecting parts and recording the results
  • Gain experience operating suitable equipment
  • Assembling component assemblies
  • Booking work on the works IT system
  • Wear appropriate PPE and work to acceptable Health & Safety standards
  • Build professional relationships with the CBE Plus team

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

During and upon completion of the programme, the apprentice will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Foundation Competence qualification
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Development Competence qualification
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Development Knowledge qualification

The overall qualification is Engineering Technician Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship.

You will study on a Level 3 Engineering Technician standard on a Technical Support Technician 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, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Multitask, Interpersonal skills, Self motivated, Task orientated


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

About the employer

CBE Plus offers a variety of complementary engineering services from a single dedicated facility based in Chesterfield. This includes electroless nickel plating, precision CNC machining, gear cutting and metal testing. Wire EDM, assembly, painting, shot blasting, heat treatment and pressure testing. CBE Plus is a modern, forward thinking manufacturer, offering services across a wide range of industries including aerospace, space, defence, oil and gas, automotive, motorsport & medical. The business is in a state of rapid development and growth, having just installed a new processing facility into the existing site, which has led to the need to recruit extra people to add to our team, which already includes several ex-apprentices as full time employees. Employing approximately 75 people, the current business is constantly looking for new opportunities and is quickly establishing a strong reputation for service whilst maintaining a close knit team. CBE Plus firmly believes in developing our own people to expand our capabilities.







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Training provider



Recruitment Team

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