Mechanical fitter apprentice 57-1485

PHILFORD DESIGN ENGINEERS LTD

ROTHERHAM, S65 3SH

Closes in 6 days (Wednesday 31 July)

Posted on 24 June 2024


Summary

As a Mechanical fitter apprentice, the candidate's role would be to build new or refurbish heavy duty mechanical equipment such as gearboxes, crushers, rollers, etc. whilst reporting directly to the Fitting shop foreman and Manager.

Annual wage
£12,979.20 a year

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

Training course
Engineering fitter (level 3)
Hours
You will work Monday to Friday. Your start and finish times including your shift pattern will be determined by the employing company.

39 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 16 September

Duration

3 Years

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

You will study on a Level 3 Engineering Fitter standard.  On completion of this, you will gain a qualification in Engineering at Advanced Level 3.

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.

Where you’ll work

UNIT 35

WADDINGTON WAY

ROTHERHAM

S65 3SH

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

THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

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 (grade 4)
    • Mathematics (grade 4)

    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
    • Organisation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Initiative

    About this company

    Philford Design Engineers have built an enviable reputation for quality and reliability since its inception in 1979. From purpose-built premises in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, we design and manufacture bespoke equipment with a vast range of industrial applications.

    After this 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.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

    AMRC Training Centre Recruitment Team

    recruitment@amrctraining.co.uk

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000258814.

    Apply now

    Closes in 6 days (Wednesday 31 July)

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