Apprentice Electrical/Mechanical Fitter PYROBAN LIMITED

This is a great opportunity to join the production team at Pyroban and learn to build a range of explosion protection products to help manage the risk and remove the sources of ignition found in diesel engines and mobile equipment in offshore oil and gas installations and onshore refineries and petrochemical plants.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday: 7am to 3.45pm (with 30 minute lunch). Friday: 7am to 11.30am.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    01 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

In this wide-ranging Apprenticeship, you will learn to produce forklift truck conversions and oil and gas engine packages.

As an Apprentice, you will have the opportunity to learn a variety of skills including:

  • Undertaking wiring modifications to wiring diagrams
  • Light fabrication to make mounting brackets inside closures and for ancillaries
  • Populating enclosures to wiring standards and wiring the electrical system to wiring diagrams and engineering instructions
  • Selecting appropriate cables and components and on-job manufactured parts
  • Undertaking bench skills including crimping, soldering and cable-routing
  • Reading and interpreting engineering instructions (drawings, wiring diagrams and photographs)
  • Spray painting of components
  • Mechanical assembly
  • The safe use of hand tools
  • Safe working practices within a manufacturing environment

The training you will be getting

On completion of the Apprenticeship, you will have achieved the following mandatory qualifications:

  • ST0164 Engineering Fitter Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

The final apprenticeship completion certificate will be issued on achievement of the above qualification and successful completion of end point assessment.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • To become a fully trained and qualified Electrical/Mechanical Fitter with Pyroban

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths (Grade 4/5 C and above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science, ICT (Grade 4/5 C and above) Desired

Things to consider

As with all apprenticeships, this requires a long-term commitment – there will be assignments and logbook entries to complete. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a top company, whilst you work towards nationally recognised qualifications. Do not apply directly to the company as all applications must be through SIGTA. You may not be considered if you apply direct.

About the employer

Pyroban provides explosion protection solutions for materials handling equipment and diesel engines. For 50 years we have been at the forefront of the industry developing solutions to help us achieve our one clear purpose of keeping people safe in hazardous areas.




23 Dolphin Road


BN43 6PB

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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


Pauline Jones

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

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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