Assembly Fitter (Mechanical) Apprentice ALTEK EUROPE LIMITED

This is a fantastic apprenticeship opportunity to join a Chesterfield based manufacturer. The role will involve working as part of a dedicated team to build mechanical/ electrical systems and equipment from detailed engineering drawings using fabrication and assembly techniques.

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Closing date: 05 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 6.30am - 4.30pm (Any one under 18 will work from 8.00am - 4.30pm due to employment law and standard hours will apply once the candidate turns 18)

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 May 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Produce mechanical/ electrical parts/ assemblys/ products in line with the company objectives, performance, safety, quality, cost & delivery to support internal and external customer satisfaction
  • Identifies self training needs an works with Manager to organisers completion in line with business needs 
  • Manages the upkeep of area and equipment raising concerns allowing maintance reducing impact on the production schedule eliminating down time and improving H&S
  • Proactively conscious of cost and mindfull of waste
  • Works with collegues to continually improves the performance supporting safety, quality, delivery and cost
  • To complete any reasonable work request

The training you will be getting

  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence
  • You will be expected to work towards the Engineering Fitter Level 3, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full-time position with the company 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Non judgemental


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

About the employer

ALTEK is a technology-based company with specialist expertise and experience in the design, manufacture and installation of aluminum dross and scrap processing systems.




Lakeside House Turnoaks Business Park

Burley Close


S40 2UB

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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


James Sayles


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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