Electrical Apprentice

QUANTUM CONTROLS LTD

Birtley, DH3 2SB

Closes in 9 days (Thursday 1 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 14 June 2024


Summary

We are looking for a motivated and eager Apprentice Electrical Engineer to join our team. This position offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience and mentorship in the field of electrical engineering.

Annual wage
£12,313.60 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Engineering fitter (level 3)
Hours
Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Friday 13 September

Duration

3 Years 6 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Engineering Fitter Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Will be required to attend TDR to do a block release 

Where you’ll work

Unit 1

Portobello Trade Park

Portobello Road

Birtley

DH3 2SB

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

TDR TRAINING LIMITED

Your training course

Engineering fitter (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Reading, interpreting and understanding the component or assembly specification, diagrams, drawings and work instructions.
  • Planning component or assembly task – materials, tools and equipment.
  • Preparing work area for component or assembly task; sourcing required resources, tools and equipment.
  • Carry out relevant planning and preparation activities before commencing work activity and know how to source required resources and interpret detailed drawings, specifications and job instructions.
  • Checking tools during and after task completion; identifying and reporting defects.
  • Measuring and testing, checking or inspecting component or assembly for example; use of micrometers, verniers, multimeters, voltmeter.
  • Problem solving; analysing the issue and fixing the issue where appropriate.
  • Applying improvement techniques; recommending or implementing solutions where appropriate.
  • Communicating with colleagues or customers (internal or external).
  • Completing component or assembly documentation for example job instructions, drawings, quality control documentation.
  • Reporting work outcomes or issues.
  • Restoring the work area on completion of the activity; returning any resources and consumables to the appropriate location and house-keeping.
  • Disposing of waste in accordance with waste streams; re-cycling, re-using where appropriate.
  • Operating within limits of responsibility.
  • Operating in line with quality, health and safety and environmental policy and procedures; identifying risks and hazards and identifying control measures where applicable.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English Language or English Literature (grade 4/C or above)
    • Maths (grade 4/C or above)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Problem solving skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Number skills
    • Team working
    • Initiative

    About this company

    Based in Birtley with our head office in Prudhoe, we have been established for over 25 years and are the largest supplier of ABB drives and motors in the UK. All control panel manufacture and design is carried out in-house by our dedicated team.

    https://www.quantum-controls.co.uk/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Full time position upon completion of apprenticeship

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    TDR TRAINING LIMITED

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000257758.

    Apply now

    Closes in 9 days (Thursday 1 August at 11:59pm)

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