Engineering Apprentice AMPHENOL LIMITED

Are you looking to kickstart your career in Engineering? Would you like to earn a salary whilst learning on the job and gaining a qualification? We are looking for 4 apprentices to join our engineering team, working towards mechanical, electrical, design or manufacturing disciplines. Then this could be the role for you!

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,840.00

    This salary will be reviewed annually based on the qualifications and experience signed off. Income Protection Life Assurance Pension

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 4.30pm and Friday 8.00am to 1.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000225376

  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Machining - mechanical principles leading to advance CNC machining centres and CAD/CAM
  • Moulding - plastic and rubber injection moulding, tool design and processes
  • Plating - advanced electroplating processes
  • Designing - 3D cad, product and tool design
  • Manufacturing Engineering - assembly tooling and production processes and quality control processes
  • Test House - testing of new products to meet specification qualification
  • Toolroom - mechanical principles leading to advance CNC machining centres and CAD/CAM
  • Production - product familiarisation and assembly method

The training you will be getting

Engineering Technician Level 3.

Year 1

  • Foundation Competence Diploma – 4 mandatory units + 6 optional
  • Each unit is 6 weeks in duration
  • Fundamental skills
  • Training and assessment
  • Reports at end of each unit for employer
  • Optional units such as Bench, Turning, Milling, Electrical Wiring and Testing, Mechanical Maintenance, MMA, MIG, TIG etc.
  • Level 3 Development Knowledge - BTEC 2-year course day release on a Tuesday
  • 3 different pathways (electrical, multiskilled or Mechanical)
  • Behaviours Monitored throughout in accordance with standard

Year 2:

  • Level 3 Development Knowledge – BTEC 2-year course day release on a Monday
  • Level 3 Development Competence Diploma (NVQ) in chosen pathway – work-based learning monthly assessor visits.
  • Behaviours Monitored throughout in accordance with standard

Year 3:

  • Level 3 Development Competence Diploma (NVQ) in chosen pathway – work-based learning 6-8-week assessor visits.
  • Behaviours Monitored throughout in accordance with standard

Year 4:

  • Level 3 Development Competence Diploma (NVQ) in chosen pathway – work-based learning 6-8week assessor visits
  • Behaviours Monitored throughout in accordance with standard
  • Preparation & complete End Point Assessment

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, there will be the potential to advance within the business into any areas described. Advance to level 4 qualification for those wishing to qualify as an Engineer. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Methodical, Willing to learn

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Enrolment onto your apprenticeship programme is subject to prior attainment checks, and your Personal Learning Record will be reviewed upon successful appointment. We are also obligated to follow the guidelines around eligibility, set out by the government apprenticeship funding rules. NB: Please include minimum qualifications (GCSE Maths and English grades) in your apprenticeship application. Tailor your application to the vacancy, dedicating 1-2 paragraphs for each question to demonstrate interest in the role and the company. **If you are unsuccessful, you will be automatically added to our Talentpool list where future vacancies will be sent to you. If you would like to opt out of this mailing list please select unsubscribe in the email.**

About the employer

Amphenol LTD is a manufacturing site within the family of companies that forms the Amphenol Corporation, a global interconnect specialist generating in excess of $13 billion yearly revenue with over 90,000 employees. Employing around 300 people at the site in Whitstable, Kent, Amphenol LTD offers a full design and manufacturing service for a large range of connectors and interconnect solutions, including cable assembly, over-moulding and electronic packaging. In the age of globalisation, Amphenol LTD is proud to have retained full end-to-end manufacturing capability for its products in the UK, whilst having opened access to low cost manufacturing sites around the world to complement its offering to customers globally. Accredited to AS9100, an innovative and a leading edge manufacturer of both connectors and interconnect systems for applications within the Military and Aerospace markets, Amphenol LTD is dedicated to providing customers with the latest technology to meet the needs of interconnection in a variety of challenging applications. With engineering and customer service teams based out of our manufacturing site we are the local point of contact for our UK customers to access the full Amphenol product portfolio and for our global customers to access the specialist products and services that Amphenol LTD can provide.

Employer

AMPHENOL LIMITED

Address

Thanet Way

Whitstable

Kent

CT5 3JF

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Training

Training provider

IPS INTERNATIONAL 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

Mandy Rai

mandyrai@ips-international.com

01634298808

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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