We are looking for someone who wants to learn about the world of plastics. We are a global company with a turnover of 458 million euro last year. There are 14 production sites around the world with 43 service and sales branches. Piovan will be celebrating its 90th birthday this year!
Closing date: 26 Apr 2024
Review of salary after 6 months
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 38
Possible start date
02 Sep 2024
03 Jan 2024
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
Apprentice Engineer - Mechatronics:
- In the first two years, whilst gaining your apprenticeship qualifications, we will be looking at the areas that you may excel in
- You will learn all about our equipment with training given here on site and also at our HQ in Italy. A second lanuage in French or Italian would be useful
- We are seeking someone who can understand the technicalities and processes of our equipment which will stand them a good stead in any area of our business in either sales or the service side of the company
The training you will be getting
Formal training is delivered at HWGTA / HWGTA located in Worcester (WR4 9GN):
Level 3 comprises of:
Duration approximately 40 - 45 months.
Year 1 includes 26 - 42 weeks off the job training to cover practical and theory aspects.
Year 2 would include 1 day per week to complete EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering - Development Knowledge.
Years 2,3 and 4 will be based in company developing skills in preparation for the end point assessment to gain your Engineering Technician qualification.
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.
Additional training for functional skills in English and Maths will be undertaken if needed.
There is also a five-day teambuilding residential trip that is held in the spring of each year offered to all apprentices on programme.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
It all depends on you! There are opportunities in sales, service, software and technical support.
The role is UK based but for the right candidate who excels in the role, there could be opportunities within the Piovan Group to work around the world.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade A*-C/ 4-9) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
HEREFORDSHIRE AND WORCESTERSHIRE GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED
Adjustments for experience
You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Level 3 (A level)
If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications
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