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Apprentice Manufacturing and Assembly Operative AQUALUX PRODUCTS LIMITED

Aqualux Products Limited are looking to recruit an Engineering Apprentice. You will be involved in the production of bespoke shower enclosures, using techniques such as machining, precision drilling, application of glass cleaning protection, assembly, packing and logistics.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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 to Friday, 8.00am - 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000125077

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Training in use of machine operation, cutting, drilling, etching and finishing
  • Assembly and build of shower enclosure frames and installation of safety glass
  • Application of ‘Clearshield’ glass cleaning process
  • Stock and Inventory management
  • Picking and packing of finished goods and spare parts
  • Final inspection and product packaging
  • Logistics and Distribution process
  • Company basic Fire, Health and Safety requirements
  • Materials handling training

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

  • Engineering Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Day release to North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College
  • Functional Skills Level 2 maths and English (if needed)
  • Engineering operative/Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • On successful completion of apprenticeship a full-time role maybe available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Working in a manufacturing factory environment Likely to be standing for most of working day Some parts of the role are labour intensive and involve lifting Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week) For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

AQATA are a leading UK manufacturer of luxury shower screens and enclosures. Founded in 1986 by engineer Peter Brown, we are a home-grown, family-owned company with over 30 years’ experience in the bathroom industry. Whilst business has evolved over the years, customer satisfaction has remained our priority and is at the heart of everything we do. We understand the importance of providing our customers with the best possible support and service, not only during your initial purchase but throughout the lifetime of your product.

Employer

AQUALUX PRODUCTS LIMITED

Address

BROOKFIELD FLEMING ROAD

HARROWBROOK INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

HINCKLEY

LE10 3DU

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Training

Training provider

NORTH WARWICKSHIRE AND SOUTH LEICESTERSHIRE COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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