Engineering Apprentice JOHN BRADLEY & SON (SPRINGS) LTD

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn a wide range of practical skills in this well-established company that is expanding. The Apprentice will be on the shop floor in a hands-on based role with your aim being to develop your practical skills and knowledge of the production and assembly process to become a fully contributing member of the team. Undertaking general engineering activities including.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 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 Thursday, 7:45 am to 6:00 pm Friday, off

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    6 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Undertaking general engineering activities including: -

  • Fabrication and sheet metal
  • Turning, milling, drilling and pipe bending as well as using state of the art machinery in order to maintain and refurbish equipment.
  • All aspects of spring manufacturing using the latest manufacturing methods for metal forming
  • The ideal candidate will have confidence to deal with various individuals and groups.
  • You will be supported to undertake recognised qualifications whilst gaining on the job experience.
  • You will need to be a team player, reliable, adaptable, conscientious, and able to follow instruction

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

  • Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard 
  • All apprentices will be required to achieve as  a minimum:


  • An employer approved Level 2 Foundation Competence qualification

  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Competence qualification

  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Technical Knowledge qualification

  • Apprenticeship training will take place both inside the workplace and outside at Rochdale Training, day release is to be confirmed with the employer

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once qualfiied, progression is offered to the correct candidate, this can include; full time positions or promotion within the comapny.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


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

About the employer

Bradleys is a well-established family run firm based in Lancashire. We operate within the engineering, construction and industrial sectors offering products and services to a range of clientele from local businesses to large organisations. The company is rapidly expanding which will lead to great future opportunities for any apprentice with a change to gain promotion and develop with the company’s growth.








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Training provider



Nathan Finn

01706 631417

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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