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Production and Service Engineering Apprenticeship Lakeland Tankers Ltd

Our client is looking for an apprentice to learn engineering skills and work towards a career in Engineering. You will proactively carry out maintenance and repair works as and when required and supporting a continuous improvement process.

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Closing date: 01 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,754.68

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8am - 4.30pm. 15-minute break in the morning. 30 minutes for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000122006

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

It’s time to start something amazing. If you’re looking to be part of a better energy future, this apprenticeship will give you the skills, confidence and qualifications to join the next our generation of engineers.

Our client is looking for an apprentice to learn engineering skills and work towards a career in Engineering. You will work in both main sectors of the business in the service section and new build and some of the roles you will complete are:

  • Effectively maintain the equipment
  • Repair tankers
  • Clean and remove pipework
  • To proactively carry out maintenance and repair works as and when required and supporting a continuous improvement process
  • Management of engineering workshops and equipment
  • Fabricate section to create new build tanker manufacture
  • Work on all aspects of production to create road worthy tankers
  • Production of LPG, Rigid tankers, and semi-trailers
  • To proactively carry out manufacture and production works as and when required, supporting a continuous improvement process
  • Management of engineering workshops and equipment

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

You will receive on the job training and guidance in order to achieve your Level 2 Engineering Operative Standard on the welding and fabrication pathway. This will involve completing Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (competence) and Level 2 Certificate or Diploma in Engineering Operations (knowledge).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The company is very committed to investing in the future. It firmly believes that Apprenticeships and growing from within the business is the right approach to sustain future growth. The company want to fully invest time and energy into successful candidates and progression would be available.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Willingness to learn, Hand to eye co-ordination, Flexible and Adaptable

Qualifications

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

About the employer

RTN continuously expands and evolves with the oil industry. The business has seen increased production in its aluminium tank barrels, and also moved to the production of LPG vessels and the development of the market leading ‘Innovator’ Tanker Trailer. This expansion and willingness to lead the industry in tanker design and production has seen RTN a multiple winner of the coveted ‘Tanker Builder of the Year’ award.

Employer

Lakeland Tankers Ltd

Address

Lakeland Tankers Ltd

Unit 1, The Hayes Trading Estate

Stourbridge

DY9 8RG

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Training

Training provider

SANDWELL COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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