Apprentice Pipe Fitter SMS Group
The Southampton Engineering Training Association is supporting SMS Group to recruit a Level 3 Apprentice Engineering Fitter (Pipe Fitter)to join their team and develop within the organisation, you will have the opportunity to join our ever growing and diverse business operating in the Solent and across the UK in support of the marine industry.
Closing date: 04 Jun 2023
Monday-Friday, 40 hours, 07:30-16:00 including 30 minute unpaid lunch break.
Total hours per week: 36
Possible start date
11 Sep 2023
03 May 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
The Pipeworker role involves working from engineering drawings, data and documentation in order to undertake the fabrication, installation, testing, commissioning and removal of fluid power and domestic pipe systems. This can include systems associated with propulsion, machinery and auxiliary (such as water, air conditioning and power generation). It requires knowledge and expertise in the use of common and specialist pipe forming machine and hand tools.
- The Pipeworker will use a variety of measuring and diagnostic processes to ensure individual components and assemblies meet the required specification.
- They must comply with statutory regulations, organisational safety requirements and be expected to work both individually and as part of a team.
- They will work with minimum supervision, taking responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work they undertake and be proactive in finding solutions to problems and identifying improvements to business processes.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Apprentices will undertake a Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard programme. This will include a full-time period of practical workshop based ‘off-the-job’ training at SETA’s Apprenticeship Centre in Southampton.
You will also begin a technical certificate (depending on your prior attainments) where you will be required to attend SETA one day a week over two academic years. After your initial training at SETA, you will be with your employer working on developing your skills for your End Point Assessment.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
To progress into a qualified tradesperson engaged in engineering projects across the business.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4-5) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
SOUTHAMPTON ENGINEERING TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED (THE)
Southampton Engineering Training Association (SETA)
023 8077 1908
Level 3 (A level)
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