Apprentice Engineering Design & Draughtsperson Viking Pump Hygienic Ltd

Join this world-class Company to train as an Engineering Technician and undertake a structured training program of academic study and on-site work, to gain the required skills and knowledge to support and work within the Engineering department.

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Closing date: 24 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Dependant on Age (16 -17 = £12,320.00) (18/20 = £16,550.00) (21 and over = £22,100.00)

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.30am - 4.30pm / Friday, 8.30am - 4.00pm (30 minute lunch break).

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    40 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day


  • Observing, learning, and understanding a wide range of engineering skills and processes while under the instruction of skilled Engineering team.
  • To be able to demonstrate these skills and processes as the training progresses by working independently or with a team, to undertake tasks as instructed and increasing overall contribution to the department and business.
  • To undertake and successfully complete suitable college courses throughout the training period, achieving the academic grades and practical skills required.
  • To maintain and to ensure general good housekeeping of the workplace.
  • To maintain a smart appearance and to act in a professional manner at all times whether at the business or place of study.
  • Any other Ad-hoc duties assigned by the business.

The training you will be getting

On completion of the apprenticeship, you will have achieved the following qualification;

  • ST0164 Engineering Design and Draughtsperson Level 3

Day release (college) training will be delivered by SIGTA at Faraday House in Eastbourne.

The final apprenticeship completion certificate will be issued on achievement of the above qualification and successful completion of end point assessment.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • To become a fully trained and qualified Computer Aided Design Technician with Viking Pump Hygienic


As with all apprenticeships, this requires a long-term commitment – there will be assignments and log book entries to complete. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a top company, whilst you work towards nationally recognised qualifications.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English, Science + 2 other subjects (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5 / C) Essential

About the employer

Viking Pump, a Unit of IDEX Corporation, leads the world in the design and manufacture of rotary positive displacement pumps for use in some of the toughest applications. Since 1911, their innovative products have been key contributors to successful operations in virtually every industry.


Viking Pump Hygienic Ltd


Highfield Industrial Estate

Edison Road


BN23 6PT

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Training provider


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


Pauline Jones

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering design and draughtsperson

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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