Fitter Engineering Apprenticeship NTM/GB LTD
NTM are looking for engineering apprentices to join their team to work across multiple manufacturing. This will be alongside attending HWGTA in Worcester. Work will include hydraulics assembly and testing, pneumatics assembly and testing, electrical assembly and testing, welding, internal paint shop and shot blast.
Closing date: 15 Jun 2023
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Company hours are Monday - Thursday 6.30am - 5:30pm. There will be a shift pattern, so you will not be required to work from 6.30am - 5:30pm, these are just the core hours.
Total hours per week: 39
Possible start date
04 Sep 2023
17 May 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
- Supporting the production manager in developing a high standard of refuse vehicles
- Reading drawings and carrying out works in accordance with drawings supplied in build packs.
- Using power tools, hydraulics, electrics and completing MIG welding
- Working in a timely manner producing finished products to build process deadlines
- Ability to raise issues during a build process and record any changes
Support sub-contractors, such as camera, weigh and other ancillary companies while on site
- Monitoring build process and liaising with production manager so
appointments for sub-contractors can be arranged
- Capturing and recording information to be standardised and used in future builds
- Finalising all relevant paperwork
- Assisting with the preparations for vehicle inspections and testing
- To carry out and complete other duties as required in line with the companies needs
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 be placed at the training centre through your first year of the apprenitceship, one day in the classroom and 4 days in the workshop
With year 2 you will receive training one day per week which is a combination of face-to-face and remote, as per your assigned training plan
Additional training for functional skills in English and maths will be undertaken if needed
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 STANDARD - LEVEL 3 - ENGINEERING MECHATRONICS qualification.
There is also a five-day teambuilding residential trip that is held in spring of each year.
In house training will include:
- Complying with Statutory Regulations & Organisational Safety Requirements
- Working effectively and efficiently in an engineering environment
- Using and communicating technical information
- Conducting business improvement techniques (in induction)
- Producing components using hand fitting techniques
- Assembling & testing fluid power systems
- Maintaining electrical equipment/systems
- Wiring and testing electrical equipment circuits
- Preparing & using lathes for turning operations
- Preparing & using milling machines
- Producing CAD models (drawings) using a CAD system
- General welding applications
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
A permanent position will be offered to the right candidates and progression opportunities will be available over time.
Possible future career opportunities include:
- Maintenance Mechanical Technician
- Maintenance Shift Leader
- Project Management
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
N T M HOUSE
HEREFORDSHIRE AND WORCESTERSHIRE GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED
Donna Harper Edwards
Level 3 (A level)
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