Engineering Fitter Apprentice HAYWARD TYLER LIMITED

As an apprentice at Hayward Tyler in Bedford, you will be working alongside qualified engineers and gaining the training necessary to become a skilled operative with training in core areas such as assembly and dismantlement of large rotating equipment, using various hand tools

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

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Thursday 7:00am-3:15pm Friday 6:00am-12:00pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    45 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As an apprentice to Hayward Tyler, you will be trained to become a skilled Engineering Fitter with training in core areas such as, interpreting drawings/specifications for required components or assemblies, refurbishing/fault finding and problem solving, using various tooling & equipment, quality checking/testing and calibration of units/ components. The Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship is aimed at people who wish to gain real engineering qualifications as well as practical on the job skills. This is achieved through a combination training/tuition and work-based learning activities. The 4 Year Apprenticeship programme is structured in partnership with the college and is organised as follows: Year one: Gaining skills in understanding, reading engineering drawings, basic assembly and dismantlement, hand tools/techniques and measuring equipment. Year Two: Specific training in core areas to develop skills such as planning work activity, resources, equipment and tooling. Year Three: Developing your workshop skills using more focused techniques. Year Four: Working towards being a skilled Fitter and improving competence in a chosen specialty.

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Engineering Fitter Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths if required

Other mandatory qualifications
Choose one of the following qualifications: 1) Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) – Awarding organisation EAL; GLH 750, or 2) Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge) – Awarding organisation Pearson; GLH 720 or 3) Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) Awarding organisation City & Guilds; GLH 720.
Level: 3

Ofqual regulated

Engineering fitter / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Hayward Tyler have a proven track record in developing the skills and talents of their Apprentices. The invaluable skills and qualifications obtained throughout their apprenticeship programme have enabled them to move through various roles within the company, for example Mechanical Fitter, and progress to positions such as Production Engineer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities



GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 (A*-C)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 (A*-C)) Desired

Things to consider

Only Candidates who have fully completed the application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice. Candidates must carry out an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team. Candidates will be asked to complete an application online and if successful will be invited for a further assessment with Hayward Tyler. This will involve you undertaking a number of tasks that will show the company how well you work under pressure as well as when you are part of a team. If you are successful, we will be looking for you to start your new career with Hayward Tyler in early September!

About the employer

Hayward Tyler pumps and motors can be found in the most demanding environments of the energy sector. With over 2,300 BCPs and more than 600 nuclear pumps installed in power plants across the globe, we deliver precision performance and long-term reliability.




1 Kimpton Road,


You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


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

Engineering fitter

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 click on the link below to apply

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

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Jun 2024