Sulzer- Level 3- Mechanical Engineering Apprentice SULZER ELECTRO MECHANICAL SERVICES (UK) LIMITED

Our Apprentice will be trained in all necessary machining skills and develop their capabilities throughout the programme in order to become a valuable part of the workshop team and help contribute to delivering on our commitment to customers. This is a fantastic opportunity to start your career and become part of our UK apprenticeship network.

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Closing date: 03 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    First year: Mon-Thurs 8am-4.30pm Fri 8am-12.30pm

    Total hours per week: 36.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Learn and develop skills in order to: 1. Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, machining centres, borers, and grinders. 2. Set up metal spray equipment and apply processes to a finish, on a variety of worn or defectives parts including shafts, end frames, end housings and associated mechanical rotating equipment. 3. Measure, examine, and test completed components in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications. 4. Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic turning & machining centres and machining tools in order to perform precision machining operations. 5. Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines. 6. Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process. 7. Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work. 8. Lay out, measure, and mark metal stock in order to display placement of cuts. 9. Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.

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

Together with invaluable commercial and practical experience, you’ll gain several academic and vocational qualifications throughout your time with us, which are fully paid for, including:  ● Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)  – off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham in year 1 ● Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence)  ● Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) ● In house training in line with your requirements.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once our apprentices successfully complete their apprenticeships we are strongly committed to ensure that they continue to develop and progress – whether that be through further qualifications or more skills development. We have had several apprentices complete sponsored HNC’s, HND’s and degrees once they have completed their apprenticeships. We also have a number of apprentices who have gone to work for Sulzer in another country or have been promoted to supervisor and team leader roles quickly after completing their apprenticeships.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Commitment to the programme, Organisation skills, Practically Minded, Problem solving skills, Team working


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

Things to consider

Candidates need to be able to get to both MAKE UK and our company site in Marston Green.

About the employer

Our core strengths are flow control and applicators. We specialize in pumping solutions, services for rotating equipment, and separation, mixing, and application technology. Our customers benefit from a network of over 180 production and service sites in more than 40 countries around the world. Sulzer ensures that all the locations fulfil its high quality and safety standards. The company is constantly investing in state-of-the-art machine tools, packaging, and test facilities. Sulzer’s global manufacturing and service network combines the advantages of a global company with the flexibility of a local partner.




193 Camp Hill

B12 0JJ

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

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: 03 Jul 2023