Maintenance Mechanical and Electrical Apprentice TITAN STEEL WHEELS LIMITED

Titan International, is a global brand that original equipment manufacturers and operators can count on for durable products and quality service, providing a full line of wheels, tyres and undercarriage products for a wide variety of off-the-road equipment. You will be key in in departmental goals of Titan, with training from HWGTA in Worcester.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,979.20

    National Min Wage for Apprentices Starting in September 2024

  • Working week

    HWGTA and company hours differ: HWGTA: Mon-Thurs 8.30am-4.30pm Fri 8.30am-3.15pm Company: Day shift until age 18

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000222138

  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

Working in the Maintenance team as a Mechanical or Electrical Engineer

Duties will include:

  • Breakdown work, scheduled maintenance, upgrades and retrofit installation work both mechanical and electrical.
  • Replacing control systems and PLC's
  • Installing new machine guards
  • Working on a variety of machinery including Presses from 50 ton to 5000 tons, welding machines, paint plant, CNC machines, hydraulic and pneumatic machines

The successful candidates will work within the policy, procedures and Health and safety of the company, and to customer requirements. 

Within the first year you will attend HWGTA to learn the basic skillset to become an Engineer, and be able to put this skillset into the respective team at Titan. 

The training you will be getting

Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Formal training is delivered at  HWGTA located in Worcester (WR4 9GN)
  • Duration approximately 40-45 months
  • Year 1 includes 26-42 weeks off the job training to cover practical and theory aspects based at our Training Centre
  • Year 2 would include 1 day per week to complete EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering - Development Knowledge
  • Years 2,3&4 will be based in company developing skills in preparation for the end point assessment to gain your Engineering Technician Level 3 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

  • Possible HNC opportunity on sucessful completion of apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Travel to Worcester for training. In Year 1 holidays will be taken during Training Centre Shutdown,

About the employer

Titan International, the leader of both Titan and Goodyear Farm Tire brands, offers a full line of wheels, tyres and undercarriage products for a wide variety of off-the-road equipment. With a network of dealers all over the world, Titan is a global brand that original equipment manufacturers and operators can count on for durable products and quality service.

Employer

TITAN STEEL WHEELS LIMITED

Address

Bridge Road

Cookley

Near Kidderminster

DY10 3SD

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Training

Training provider

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:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Emily Jackson

emily.jackson@hwgta.org

01905 330732

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

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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