Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship RETRO CONTROL LIMITED

A fantastic opportunity has arisen with Microcan Ltd who specialise in the design and manufacture of canning machines and ancillary equipment for beverage manufacturers. With an unrivalled reputation for innovation and reliability in their industry, company growth sees them looking to appoint 2 new apprentices to work with their existing engineers.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Learn all aspects of machine building
  • Learn new skills in mechanical engineering
  • Acquire expertise in pneumatic and electrical engineering

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

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will achieve the Level 3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard.

The apprenticeship will involve training in the work place as well as day release to college one day a week at Hopwood Hall College (Middleton Campus).

You will be assigned a 'work-based tutor' from Hopwood Hall College who will support you through your qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This may lead to a permanent position with the employer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Can-do attitude


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

Things to consider

Please ensure you are able to travel to both Bolton for the employer and Middleton for Hopwood Hall College. Hopwood Hall College may call you to discuss your application so please ensure your contact details are correct. The closing date for this apprenticeship may close earlier if applications are high.

About the employer

Microcan specialise in the design and manufacture of canning machines and ancillary equipment for beverage manufacturers, with an unrivalled reputation for innovation and reliability within the industry.




Unit 13 Bradley Fold Trading Estate

Bradley Fold

Radcliffe Moor Road


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

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