Engineering Manufacturing Apprenticeship HepcoMotion

We are looking for candidates with a keen interest in engineering, automation and robotics to join our manufacturing site in Tiverton. Our Engineering Apprenticeship will provide full on the job training on site and day-release at Exeter College, leading to nationally recognised qualifications. Telephone: 01884 243400 Email:

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Closing date: 15 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,707.84 to £21,131.76

    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

    Shifts - Monday to Friday 37hpw.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What you will do in your working day

We have 5 Level 2 Engineering Apprenticeships available aimed at candidates with the following: 4 GCSE passes at Grade 4 (C) or above (or equivalent), these should include Maths and Science at Grade 5 (B) or above Hours of Work 39 hours (full time) per week The successful applicants will be expected to be flexible and to work the required hours to succeed in the role.

Benefits In return we offer a competitive salary, an attractive benefits package including pension and healthcare cashback schemes; a personal holiday allocation of 25-days per year (full-time) plus Bank Holidays and free on-site parking.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To complete a programme of training within our Production departments
  • To become skilled in the application and use of a wide range of machine tools including, but not restricted to, conventional and CNC turning and milling and grinding
  • Fitting and assembly skills including the use of hand tools.
  • Measurement and inspection techniques using a variety of metrology equipment
  • Training in the use of Computer Aided Design (CAD) using proprietary software packages
  • Carrying out tasks and duties as directed by the Departmental Technical Manager / Supervisor that are calculated to contribute to the requisite levels of performance and competence

The training you will be getting

You will attend Exeter College 2 days a week during Term time and work towards the Level 2 Engineering Operative Standard.

You will work towards:

  • 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

To be employed full-time at Hepco Motion and progress onto the Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working


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

About the employer

HepcoMotion, part of the Hepco Group of companies is a world-leading manufacturer of linear motion systems and automation components.




Lower Moor Business Park



EX16 6TG

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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

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

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Jun 2024