Apprentice Mechanical Fitters


Wolverhampton, WV4 6JX

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

Posted on 25 June 2024


The company is looking to recruiting 2 apprentice fitters to work on a variety of functions in the Nuclear Engineering Industry. You will be involved with installation, fitting and stripping parts, assembling and maintaining transmission and mechanical drive systems, using hydraulics and pneumatics.

Annual wage
£15,225 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 technician (level 3)
Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 5 August


3 Years

Positions available



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

  • This is a level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship - Technical Support pathway, delivered over a period of 3 years

The apprentice will be required to attend the training centre, In-Comm Training Services in Aldridge, Walsall, WS9 8UG, on a full-time basis for the first 12 months as part of the training. 

Please ensure you are able to travel to this site as well as the company site.

Mandatory Qualifications

After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)

After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Technical Support
  • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) - for all starts from 1st July 2017

Where you’ll work

PO BOX 2944 Spring Road





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


Your training course

Engineering technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents

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.


Essential qualifications

GCSE or equivalent in:

  • English, Maths and Science (grade 9-4)

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


  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Initiative
  • Patience
  • Physical fitness
  • previous engineering interest

About this company

Ansaldo Nuclear Ltd is the largest independent turnkey provider of nuclear engineering, manufacturing and services in the UK, and part of Ansaldo Nucleare SpA. The Company’s involvement in the nuclear industry began with the construction of the first nuclear reactor in the UK for the Dounreay Power Plant. Since then, Ansaldo Nuclear Ltd has supplied an extensive range of equipment and solutions to most UK nuclear power stations – including fuel route, remote handling, inspection equipment, encapsulation and waste handling. Ansaldo Nuclear Ltd also operates in the defence sector. (opens in new tab)

After this apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, there will be opportunity to have a full time position.

Ask a question

The contact for this apprenticeship is:


Sue Fisher or Alex Jones

01922 457686

The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000260255.

Apply now

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

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