Industrial Coatings Apprentice FUGRO GEOSERVICES LIMITED

Fugro GeoServices Ltd are seeking a motivated and hardworking individual to join their team as an Industrial Coatings Apprentice. This unique opportunity is ideal for someone whom has interests in Industrial Coating and wants to learn and progress in a career within the engineering industry

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Closing date: 06 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The wage will vary between- £8-£12.50 an hour.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm. Some weekend work may be required.

    Total hours per week: 42.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Fugro is now recruiting for an Industrial Coatings Apprentice to join our team in Falmouth, Cornwall.

This is an exciting opportunity that will allow you to develop your skills through various interesting and diverse activities and projects.

As an apprentice with Fugro, you will be an integral part of the team, working in a fast-moving environment with an experienced team who will support and mentor you to achieve your qualification and develop your career.

From our Falmouth Hub, we design, build and operate bespoke over water drilling equipment and you will have opportunities to gain first-hand experience both in the workshop and field to see our equipment in action hand to fully understand its purpose and enhance your knowledge.

This job is for you if:

  • You are keen to learn and would like to develop your career
  • You work to high standards and have an understanding of health and safety
  • You are a team player
  • You have an understanding and appreciation of other trades

Who you’ll be working with:

You will work closely with the Workshop and Production Manager, Workshop Supervisors, Design Engineers and Project Manager to assist in the design and build of equipment.

Here’s what a typical day would be like:

  • Blasting and painting of new, existing drilling equipment and ancillary plant
  • Reporting issues to Department supervisor in detailed and accurate format
  • Contributing ideas toward continuous improvement
  • Ensuring health and safety remain a priority for everybody within the workshop including clients and visitors

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

You will be trained in the workplace alongside your usual duties and you will be expected to attend college one day a week or on a block release basis.  

You will work towards achieving a level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative apprenticeship including:

  • EAL Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (knowledge and skills)
  • ETCAL Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (knowledge and skills)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (knowledge and skills)
  • OAL Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (Knowledge and Skills) 
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (knowledge and skills)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential to progress onto Higher apprenticeship/ HNC/HND.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Physical fitness, Punctual, Proactive, Dexterous


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

Things to consider

Overtime/Night shifts (contract specific)

About the employer

Working across Fugro’s Land and Marine divisions, Fugro GeoServices is a Geotechnical contractor and innovator; we design and fabricate highly specialised Jack-up, drilling and foundation systems from our base in Falmouth, we then operate these systems globally from a variety of vessels for projects in the marine infrastructure, energy and construction sectors. We are looking for proactive and efficient individuals to fill a selection of Engineering Apprentice vacancies across our business.




Bickland Industrial Park


TR11 4TA

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Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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