Apprentice Fitter (Level 3 Engineering)



Closes in 5 days (Thursday 25 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 25 June 2024


Flotec Industrial Ltd based in Loughborough have a new opportunity for an Apprentice Fitter to join the team. Delivered through a blend of practical workplace training and day release to college, apply now for a Summer 2024 start to kickstart your career in engineering.

Annual wage
£13,200 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)
Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 5:30pm & Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

39 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September


4 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


  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Engineering Fitter
  • Qualifications include:
    • 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.
  • Further course information:

Delivery Method:

  • Apprentices attend Loughborough College 1 day a week (term time only)
  • Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills and behaviours in accordance to this Apprenticeship.

Where you’ll work



LE11 5GW


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 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.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • 5 subjects including Maths, English and Science (grade C / 4 or equivalent)

    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
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Number skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience

    Other requirements

    Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills and behaviours in accordance to this Apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer. Please note; due to the nature of the job role applicants are required to be 18+

    About this company

    Flotec Industrial Limited is a trusted and leading hydraulic, pneumatic and pipeline products and equipment supplier to a wide mix of industries. Based in Loughborough, Leicestershire UK, Flotec has been servicing local industrial clients for over 25 years. Flotec Industrial Limited is an official Gates hydraulics distributor and is committed to delivering a best-in-class customer service with fit-for-purpose, robust and high performing industrial products. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, become a qualified Hydraulic Hose Fitter

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    Recruitment Team

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000260374.

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    Closes in 5 days (Thursday 25 July at 11:59pm)

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