Apprentice Electro-Mechanical Assembly Fitter NORBAR TORQUE TOOLS LIMITED

Norbar are looking for an Apprentice Electro-Mechanical Assembly Fitter to join their team in Banbury, Oxfordshire. You will assemble, test, and calibrate a wide range of torque multiplier and electronic products to the standards required by the company, using hand tools, soldering equipment, jigs, and fixtures.

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

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Under 18 (36.5 hour week) - £13,622, Over 18 (38.5 hour week) - £14,368

  • Working week

    5 days per week, 7:30am/8:00am - 4:30pm Mon-Thur 7:30am-12:00 Fri.

    Total hours per week: 38.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful applicant will:

  • Assemble, a range of electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic sub-assembles and finished product, using a variety of specialised tools, presses, mechanical lifting aids, jigs, and fixtures.
  • Test a range of electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic tools using a wide variety of test equipment, including digital multi-meters, cable testers, and other test equipment.
  • Calibrate and pack precision electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic products using a wide variety of specialised jigs, fixtures, and calibration equipment.
  • Assemble and wire cables, connectors, sub-assemblies, and other electrical torque measurement equipment, using soldering equipment, jigs, and fixtures.
  • Operate the cleaning and abrading tank and apply strain gauges to electrical products.
  • Operate the laser marking machine to engrave serial numbers and logos using both unique and proven programmes and procedures.

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

Qualifications included:

  • Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard.
  • Company Training Plan & Assessment.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering - Development Knowledge (1 day per week for 2 years at college).
    Development Competence Qualification (workplace).
  • Level 2 Functional Skills - Maths (If required).
  • Level 2 Functional Skills - English (If required).
  • End Point Assessment at the end of the apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Norbar actively develops employees for the long term future of the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Electro/mechanical engineering


GCSE or equivalent A Minimum of 5 GCSE's inc English, Science & Maths (Grade 5-9 C-A*) Essential

Things to consider

A genuine interest in electrical and mechanical engineering.

About the employer

Part of the Snap-on Group, Norbar Torque Tools Limited is the world leading specialist in torque and engage solely in the design, development and production of torque tightening and measuring equipment.




Norbar Torque Tools Limited

Wildmere Road


OX16 3JU

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Training provider



Sally Parr

07879 128768

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023