Apprentice Engineer R PALMER & SONS LTD

R.Palmer and Sons Limited carry out repairs to farm machinery and steel fabrication, making gates, railings etc. and they are looking for an apprentice Engineer to join and learn within their team.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,520.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, between 8.00am and 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000236272

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Main Duties:

  • Repairing farm machinery
  • Steel fabricating
  • Tractor repairs and servicing
  • Full range of farm machinery repairs and servicin
  • Welding repairs to HGV trucks and trailers
  • Car trailer repairs and servicing
  • Fabricating wide range of products, mainly from mild steel and some stainless steel, such as gates, railings, garden furniture, structural steels etc.

The training you will be getting

  • The learner will be studying the Engineering Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard qualification
  • Day release to West Suffolk College
  • Functional skills in maths and English will be studied, if equivalent qualifications are not held.
  • Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (skills)
  • Level 2 Certificate or Diploma in Engineering Operations (knowledge)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The apprenticeship will lead to a full time position for the correct candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

Role is workshop based, but will involve going out to site for repairs and installing work that has been made in the workshop.

About the employer

R.Palmer and Sons Limited carry out repairs to farm machinery and steel fabrication, making gates, railings etc.

Employer

R PALMER & SONS LTD

Address

78 Mildenhall Road, Fordham

Ely

CB7 5NR

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Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

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

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 May 2024