Engineering Operative Apprentice RIO STAINLESS ENG LTD

We are looking for an apprentice to learn general engineering skills in order to become a qualified Engineering Operative. Work will involve general machine setting & loading and other duties. This person must have a good attention to detail, will be an enthusiastic and committed individual who is passionate about starting a career in engineering. Good level of maths and able to read and write clearly.

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Closing date: 29 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 8am -4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Goods In/Good Out
  • Stocks
  • Automatic Saw Work
  • Colour Coding/Measuring/Weighing Out/Counting Out
  • Computer Work
  • General Machine Setting & Loading
  • Fork Lift Truck Driving If/When Old Enough For Licence
  • Driving If/When Old Enough For Company Van
  • Marking Of Materials/Components 
  • Final Inspection
  • Use Of Verniers/Micrometres/Shadow Graphs/Gauges

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

Engineering Operative Level 2 and Functional Skills if required.

Diploma in engineering operations (skills) Level of qualification: 2

Certificate or Diploma in engineering operations (knowledge) Level of qualification: 2

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is potential for permanent employment upon the successful completion of your apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Administrative skills, Attention to detail, Communication skills, Creative, Customer care skills, Initiative, Organisation skills, Patience, Presentation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Please consider how you will travel to the work each day. Must attend Walsall training centre once a week

About the employer

Rio Stainless Engineering Limited was formed in 1985, since then there has been continuous investment in CNC production equipment and raw material stocks. We hold a wide range of finished machined components, and also raw materials for completion, such as bars, pipes, forgings etc.




Unit 1

Neptune Industrial Estate

Owen Road

WV13 2PZ

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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