Engineering Apprentice 57-1454 WAVIN LIMITED

The post holder will undergo extensive training to develop skills and competence in the repair of all aspects of the plant and machinery. The candidate will ensure that all work procedures are adhered to in a safe manner whilst maintaining a high quality of work, working towards set deadlines and targets in the most efficient and productive way.

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

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Closing date: 19 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,279.63

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Your start and finish times, including your shift pattern will be determined by the employing company.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    17 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000251835

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Role & responsibilities

  • To operate in line with all Wavin H&S Standards and the implementation and adherence to safe working practices in accordance with legislation
  • To be trained to set up, operate and adjust a range of clay processing equipment, including dryers and kilns
  • To assist the Production team in all aspects of clay processing
  • To attend structured lectures to attain the Level 3 qualification and have a desire to further education

The training you will be getting

You will study on a Level 3 Engineering Technician standard on a Mechatronics Maintenance Technician pathway. On completion of this, you will gain:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Mechatronics Maintenance Technician
  • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

During the first year of the apprenticeship, your learning will take place at the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre based at Catcliffe, Rotherham, for an initial block of study on a full-time basis. After this, you will attend the Training Centre for one day a week for knowledge study.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Completion of the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre apprenticeships are nationally recognised qualifications which are acknowledged and respected by employers across the world. These can open the door to many more opportunities, such as Engineering Management and Project Engineering positions across a range of sectors worldwide.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade Grade C or 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade Grade C or 4) Essential

About the employer

Wavin UK is a member of the Wavin Group - the world leader in plastic pipe systems for residential, non-residential and civil engineering projects. Systems offered, include market-leading Osma above and below ground drainage, Hep2O hot and cold plumbing and underfloor heating, Hepworth Clay drainage and Hepworth Terracotta heating, ventilation and roofing products, as well as a wide range of Wavin drainage and stormwater management solutions for all application areas. Wavin UK has four manufacturing sites and a fully accredited test facility. It is the innovator of award-winning Recycore Technology, leading the way in creating high quality recycled products.

Employer

WAVIN LIMITED

Address

Hazlehead, Crow Edge

Sheffield

S36 4HG

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Training

Training provider

THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

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

AMRC Training Centre Recruitment Team

recruitment@amrctraining.co.uk

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

Please follow the link to apply on the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre website and complete an application form. Once this has been received, it will be reviewed, and you will receive an email response with the next steps of the application process. Please note the AMRC Training Centre reserves the right to close company vacancies, should they get filled, ahead of the published closing date.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Jul 2024