Apprentice Engineering Fitter READER CEMENT PRODUCTS LIMITED

This vacancy will ideally suit an individual, looking to train as a skilled Mechanical Engineer/Electrical Engineer and has excellent prospects for employment upon completion of apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 01 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 16:30

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 May 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Close communication with operators and management.
    Identify any opportunities for improvement and plan/execute accordingly
  • Daily and accurate completion of records including timesheets and inspection status documentation
  • Report any manufacturing and assembly errors to the team leader so corrective action can be agreed
  • To adhere to all required quality and H&S standards
  • Respond to and diagnose equipment breakdown, resolving issues and actioning repairs
  • Perform daily housekeeping and cleaning duties of all equipment
  • To work with other departments in analysing data to find solutions to improve plant performance
  • To undertake other duties as may be required

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard, including Functional Skills if required
  • You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession
  • You will experience a blended learning model
  • This programme is delivered via a day release delivery model which means that one day per week, your attendance is required at our engineering campus (NG17). This attendance is required during term time only
  • You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio
  • At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • This company are committed to providing additional training to ensure that you stay at the forefront of knowledge within the sector. They do this using a variety of training methods including higher level apprenticeships if applicable

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

With multiple sites across the East Midlands, our headquarters and main manufacturing hub are situated alongside the M1 in Pinxton, Nottinghamshire. We go beyond the average cement supplier – we’re pioneers in our field. For over three decades, we’ve been blending and packing our products with a passion for perfection. Our products are tailor-made for DIY enthusiasts and trade professionals, and have been used in some of the most well-known civils and construction projects in the UK.




Kirkby Lane



NG16 6HW

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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



01623 900479

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

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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