Production Operative Apprentice GB INSPECTIONS SYSTEMS LTD

The work is very intricate and is carried out in a modern, pleasant working environment. The apprenticeship will lead you into assembling, bonding and soldering electronic and other components that come together to make a finished probe and other accessories such as cables and connectors.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 - 1.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Be quick to learn and keen to progress
  • Have good manual dexterity
  • Be able to produce fine solder joints (electronic work)
  • Be able to glue / bond very small components together
  • Work to high standards as attention to detail is crucial
  • Follow instruction both written and verbal
  • Computer literate
  • Work within a team or as an individual

The training you will be getting

  • LEAN Manufacturing Operative Level 2
  • Relevant workplace training
  • Functional Skills if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A full time role will be available to the successful candidate at the end of the apprenticeship. Career progression within the company and the job role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Analytical skills, Attention to detail, Communication skills, Creative, Customer care skills, Initiative, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

The job role includes different skills and knowledge sections which provides progression within the job role. How will you travel to the company?

About the employer

Welcome to the website of GB Inspection Systems Limited ? a leading UK manufacturer of Ultrasonic Probes and Accessories, and a supplier of NDT Equipment, Consumables, Services and Calibration. GB Inspection Systems was founded in 1984, and offers a wealth of experience in providing an exceptional service to our global clients from within the NDT industry, with quality products at competitive prices. With over 80 years of combined experience, we have an enviable reputation for offering quality products and services that are second to none. The team at GB Inspection Systems is confident in delivering the right equipment, products and services that best suit our clients' requirements.




22A Cobbett Road

Burntwood Bus Park



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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

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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