CAD Apprentice GATES ENGINEERING AND SERVICES UK LIMITED

We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our team as a CAD Apprentice. This apprenticeship offers hands-on experience and training in the field of computer-aided design.

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,313.60

    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 - Thursday, 8.00am - 4.30pm. Friday, 8.30am - 3.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000257882

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We are looking for someone with desirably experience of using Autodesk Inventor in mechanical design environment, or enthusiasm to learn it.

The role involves a significant amount of time working on hose body and coupling design models and drawings of our physical products and so is primarily an on-site role. Apprenticeship Training will be with training provider.

Main Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Creating detailed 3D CAD models based on sketches and/or rough models from mechanical engineers
  • Creating 2D manufacturing drawings (including specifying suitable tolerances)
  • Maintaining accurate Bills of Materials
  • Compiling documentation for Design Report Packages

The training you will be getting

  • Engineering Design and Draughtsperson standard Level 3 qualification (A level)
  • All training will be delivered in the workplace

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full time position upon completion of apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language or English Literature (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

Gates Engineering & Services UK Ltd is company based in Cramlington the North East of England. We are designing, producing and testing bonded flexible pipes in use in oil & gas industry around the world. We require enthusiastic individuals capable of ensuring delivery of high-quality products for our international customers. We are proud of providing a fun and relaxed environment with flexible working where individuals can express their full potential.

Employer

GATES ENGINEERING AND SERVICES UK LIMITED

Address

BASSINGTON INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

BASSINGTON DRIVE

CRAMLINGTON

NE23 8AS

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Training

Training provider

TDR TRAINING 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

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering design and draughtsperson

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


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