Mechanical Engineering Fitter Apprentice SPECIALIST ANODISING COMPANY LIMITED

Over 34 years of experience in design and manufacturing. Founded in 1985, SACO remains a family owned business located in Burnley, Lancashire. We've come a long way since opening our first factory, currently employing over 450 people across three separate factories. SACO are looking for 4 Apprentice Engineering Fitters to work in their team.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,196.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 7.30am - 3.30pm and Friday, 7.30am - 2.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000237267

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Setting of Transfer Presses to prepare the machines before production
  • Perform test runs, and, if necessary, adjust and make minor repairs to the machinery or tooling before and during operation
  • Fitting, development, and refurbishment of tooling
  • Setting of Transfer Presses

The training you will be getting

  • The Apprentice will be based at Nelson and Colne College for the first year of their apprenticeship completing Level 3 Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Level 2 Foundation Skills in our Engineering workshop
  • From the second year onwards, you will be based in company, but will attend college one day a week (day to be confirmed) 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon completion of the apprenticeship, there will be opportunities to progress within the company or move onto higher level qualifications

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Patience

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Over 34 years of experience in design and manufacturing Founded in 1985, SACO remains a family-owned business located in Burnley, Lancashire. We've come a long way since opening our first factory, currently employing over 450 people across three separate factories.

Employer

SPECIALIST ANODISING COMPANY LIMITED

Address

New Hall Works

Elm Street

Burnley

BB10 1NY

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Training

Training provider

NELSON AND COLNE 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

Contact

Lauren Thomas

lauren.thomas@nelsongroup.ac.uk

01282440319

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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