Engineering assembly operative apprenticeship Bomford Turner

Great opportunity to develop a career in a global manufacturing company with a passion for new innovations. Once you have successfully completed the apprenticeship with HWGTA, you will be offered progression and the chance to be at the forefront of new exciting developments.

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Closing date: 30 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 9.00am - 4.00pm - FE Tuesday - Thursday 8.30am - 4.30pm and Friday 8.30am - 3.15pm. At company: 37 hours Monday - Thursday 7.00am - 3.00pm and 7.00am - 2.30pm Friday.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    04 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Produces components by assembling parts and subassemblies
  • Prepares work to be accomplished by studying assembly instructions, blueprint specifications, and parts lists, gathering parts, subassemblies, tools, and materials
  • Positions parts and subassemblies by using templates or reading measurements
  • Assembles components by fastening parts and subassemblies
  • Verifies specifications by measuring completed components
  • Resolves assembly problems by altering dimensions to meet specifications, notifying the supervisor to obtain additional resources
  • Keeps equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer's instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Conserves resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality forms
  • Contributes to the team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

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

Formal training is delivered at HWGTA, located in Worcester (WR4 9GN).

You will receive a training plan that is specific to your qualification, with sessions that are delivered through a combination of face-to-face and remote - Engineering Operative: Level 2.

Additional training for functional skills in English and maths will be undertaken if required.

You will receive monthly visits from your assigned Learning and Development Specialist, who will set you work, monitor your development and wellbeing, and discuss training sessions. They will also prepare you for your End Point Assessment to gain your Engineering  qualification. There is also a five-day teambuilding residential trip that is held in spring of each year.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After sucessfully completing a level 2, you have got options to move on to a level 3 apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Strong Commitment, Time Management, Multi-work task management


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

Things to consider

Desired Skills Previous practical experience, time keeping Hobbies to include working on cars, bikes, or machinery would be an advantage

About the employer

The precision-engineering partner for some of the most famous names in agricultural and green maintenance technology, Alamo Manufacturing Services manufactures equipment for blue-chip British companies such as Bomford Turner Ltd, Spearhead Machinery Limited, and McConnel Ltd A multi-million pound investment in the company’s state-of-the-art production facility at Salford Priors has enhanced quality and manufacturing capacity – ensuring AMS can meet the growing demand for new technologies. It builds and tests machines to meet the ISO9001:2002 hallmark of British quality management.


Bomford Turner


Alamo Group Europe Limited

Station Road Salford Priors


WR11 8SW

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Training provider



Donna Harper Edwards

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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