Sertec (Coleshill) - Level 3 - Toolmaker and Tool & Die Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship SERTEC GROUP HOLDINGS LIMITED

Toolmakers are responsible for manufacturing and maintaining the engineering tooling used to produce components, products and assemblies. During the programme you will be supported by dedicated mentors as you undertake a variety of placements across the business.

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

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Closing date: 13 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,358.24

    You will receive annual pay reviews to reflect your progression through your apprenticeship

  • Working week

    Mon-Thurs 8:00am-4:30pm and Fri 8:00am-12:30pm (36.50 hrs). Increases to 39hrs on return to company

    Total hours per week: 36.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    16 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000251175

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Why choose a Sertec Apprenticeship?

Sertec Apprentices will be provided with numerous opportunities to develop, throughout the programme and beyond. During the programme you will be supported by dedicated mentors as you undertake a variety of placements across the business, allowing you to learn directly from the experts. You will also gain industry recognised qualifications alongside practical experience within the automotive industry.
Sertec strive to create a welcoming and collaborative environment where all our employees can bring their authentic selves. We show respect and care towards one another and work together to create a safe and collaborative environment where all thoughts and opinions are welcome.

What does a Sertec apprenticeship involve?


As an Engineering apprentice you will undertake a structured 4 year development programme, where you will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills whilst working directly with industry professionals. You will gain practical experience, alongside college-based learning which will provide you with the best start to your career in Engineering.


What does a Toolmaker and Tool & Die Maintenance Apprenticeship involve?

Toolmakers and Tool & Die Maintenance Technicians are responsible for manufacturing and maintaining the engineering tooling used to produce components, products and assemblies.

Typical duties include:
• Make or improve different types of tools to enable the production process to be as efficient as possible.
• Use a variety of machinist hand tools and precision measuring instruments to compute dimensions and determine machining and materials required
• Diagnose, dismantle and correct problems with machinery by making necessary repairs to return equipment to proper working order

The training you will be getting

Together with invaluable commercial and practical experience, you’ll gain several academic and vocational qualifications throughout your time with us, which are fully paid for, including: 
● Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)  – off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham in year 1
● Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) 
● Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
● In house training in line with your requirements.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Following the completion of your apprenticeship, depending on availability and performance, you may enter a full time role within our business. Apprentices have gone on to achieve Degrees, overseas roles, promotions in to leadership and further opportunities for development. We truly believe that this is just the start of your career opportunities within Sertec.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 5 / C - B) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5 / C - B) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (or other relevant subject) (Grade 4 / C / Pass) Essential

Things to consider

Our recruitment process will include Group Assessment Centre, Interview and site/ location tour. There will be apprenticeship testing completed online and we want all applicants to see this as a two way process. Giving you opportunity to ask questions and really understand the role.

About the employer

Sertec has proven world class performance supplying quality parts to world class customers within the automotive industry. Our exceptional success is based upon our constant awareness that our people are our most valued resource and we work together to be the best at what we do! Today we are one of the largest independent manufacturers of presswork and assemblies in Europe, producing and distributing millions of parts per week across several sites in the UK, Europe and Asia.

Employer

SERTEC GROUP HOLDINGS LIMITED

Address

Wincaster House Gorsey Lane

Coleshill

Birmingham

B46 1JU

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Training

Training provider

EEF 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

Contact

Make UK Recruitment Team

asrecruitment@makeuk.org

01213447900

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


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, please follow the link to complete your application form through Make UK's recruitment portal

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

Apply now

Closing date: 13 Jul 2024