Apprentice Quality Controller – Sheet Metal and Fabrications Precision Components & Equipment Limited

You will learn the key skills required to ensure quality throughout the business and fully drive towards achieving the company’s ethos of right first time on time every time. Working within the company’s quality department you will be tasked with ensuring compliance to customer and regulatory requirements.

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Closing date: 29 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay is subject to age and qualifications; full training is provided

    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 to Thursday 7:45 am to 6:00 pm OR Monday to Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am to 1:00 pm Dependent on the section.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    01 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Key Duties Include: 

  • Reading and understanding engineering drawings
  • How to measure and test manufactured parts to ensure compliance to drawing/order criteria
  • How to carry out problem solving (8D and RCCA)
  • How to carry out internal quality audits
  • Understanding quality standard ISO 9001
  • Recording and capturing training of staff
  • Recording and demonstrating KPI’s

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative Apprenticeship Standard 

Apprenticeship learning to take place in the workplace and on-site at Rochdale Training, release basis to be discussed with Employer.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once qualfiied, progression is offered to the correct candidate, this could be future qualification progression.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C / 4 and above) Essential
Other Microsoft Excel and Word (Grade Good Undertsanding) Desired

About the employer

Precision Components & Engineering LTD is a leading fabrication company specialising in laser cutting, forming, welding, painting, and assembly. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to work within our Quality Control department ensuring high standards of quality, customer satisfaction and continuous improvement.


Precision Components & Equipment Limited






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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


Nathan Finn

01706 631417

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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