Apprentice U.T.M Surveyor (Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement) ACCURATE MEASUREMENT SERVICES LTD

The Manufacturing Industry offers an exciting and varied career both in the UK & abroad in a technically advanced and innovative environment. A Lean Manufacturing Operative will be expected to meet the exacting quality standards demanded and efficient processing environment and develop into a multi-skilled operator through process ownership.

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Closing date: 24 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6.40 per hour - Wage negotiable depending on experience

  • Working week

    30 hours per week - Shift pattern and days yet to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To carry out Ultrasonic thickness / plate testing (PCN or ASNT Level one) not necessary as training will be provided
  • Firing high frequency sound pulses into materials
  • Assessing risks
  • Keep work records up to date
  • Work will be carried out on ships in either the UK or Abroad
  • Knowledge of ships would be an advantage but again training will be provided
  • Work carried out will be onboard ships and will mainly be in tanks that can be dirty and in confined spaces plus climbing in and out of these areas. Working at heights is involved also
  • NDT course included
  • Ultrasonic training included

The training you will be getting

All training will take place in the workplace with no requirement to attend college.

Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2 Standard.

Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (knowledge and skills) qualification.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential progression within the team. Lots of training within the team provided.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness, Flexible, Punctual


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

Things to consider

Work will be carried out on ships in either the UK or Abroad. Must be willing to work away from home at possible short notice as work is covered across the UK and Abroad. A valid passport is essential.

About the employer

A very unique and exciting career has become available for Accurate Measurement Services are a ultrasonic thickness survey company approved by classification society (Lloyds register, B.V, A.B.S, N.K.K ) this is for insurance purposes to make sure the structure of the steel work is in good structural condition. We survey a wide range of vessel ranging from offshore safety vessel to oil/ chemical tanker.




West Wing – Room 1B (F)

First Floor Prospect Business Park

Crookhall Lane



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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


Apprenticeship recruitment team

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing 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

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