Altrad Babcock Limited Erector/Rigger Apprenticeship Altrad Babcock Limited

Altrad Babcock are specialists in the delivery of upgrade services to the nuclear, oil and gas, petrochemical and process sectors. The role of an erector / rigger are vital in any engineering construction environment. This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,433.28

    NMW for apprentices will be paid whilst in the Tipton Training Centre. During deployment to site the NAECI basic apprenticeship rates apply: 1st year onsite rate £8.24ph, 2nd year £10.66ph, 3rd year £13.81ph, 4th year £16.63ph

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 4.30pm and Friday 8.00am - 2.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 38.0

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000239193

  • Positions

    15 available

What you will do in your working day

Off-the-job - Completing both practical training in a real working environment and gaining underpinning knowledge through classroom activities in our training centre in Tipton.

On-the-job - Working on an operational site in the UK alongside a qualified craft person applying the skills and knowledge gained in the training centre.

Duties include:

  • Establishing weights and characteristics of the load to be moved
  • Mathematical techniques and formula related to calculating sling angles, rated forces and the weight / centre of gravity of the load
  • Safe use of tools, equipment and accessories to complete alloted tasks
  • Ensuring lifting and moving equipment and accessories are serviceable and appropriate for lifting and moving
  • Positioning of moving and lifting equipment
  • Moving loads
  • Identify and recording damaged equipment

The training you will be getting

Engineering Construction Erector Rigger Level 3.

Your training will consist of:

  • Health and Safety
  • Reading and interpreting drawings, specifications and lifting plans
  • Establishing weights and characteristics of the load to be moved
  • Mathematical techniques and formula related to calculating sling angles, rated forces and the weight / centre of gravity of the load
  • Safe use of tools, equipment and accessories to complete alloted tasks
  • Ensuring lifting and moving equipment and accessories are serviceable and appropriate for lifting and moving
  • Positioning of moving and lifting equipment
  • Moving loads
  • Identify and recording damaged equipment
  • MEWPS training

On-the-job - working on site alongside a qualified craft person applying the skills and knowledge gained in the training centre.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On the completion of the apprenticeship programme you will become a qualified Erector / Rigger based on one of our operational sites in the UK applying the skills and knowledge you have gained during your apprenticeship. 

If you wish to continue your development there will be opportunities to advance into a managerial role.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade Grade 4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

You need to be willing to travel and work away from home. You will spend the first 7 months of the apprenticeship in Tipton in the West Midlands and move on to an operational site in the UK, which may or may not be close to your home.

About the employer

Altrad Babcock is a specialist in the delivery of engineering, aftermarket and upgrade services to the nuclear, oil and gas, petrochemical and process sectors. With a focus on the delivery of low-carbon technologies and an industry-leading project management capability, the company builds, maintains and extends the life of customer assets worldwide.

Employer

Altrad Babcock Limited

Address

Birmingham New Road

Tipton

DY4 8AS

Contact

Sue Parker

susan.parker@altrad.com

0121 281 9659

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Training

Training provider

ALTRAD BABCOCK LIMITED

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 construction erector rigger

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


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Jul 2024