Level 3 Technical Support Engineer Apprentice M J Sections Ltd

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team at M J sections as an Technical Support apprentice. You will develop all the skills and behaviours required through mentoring by our time served engineers and develop into a skilled and experienced technician, programming machines and operating in a design and inspection role.

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Closing date: 24 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 07:30 to 16:30, Friday 07:30 to 12:30

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    3 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As a Technical Support apprentice you will;

  • Learn to work within the AS9100, ISO9001 standards
  • Learn to be able to interpret engineering drawings and inspect to those requirements
  • Programming and use of coordinate measuring machines (QCT, Inspect 3D software)
  • Use of general measuring equipment including micrometres, surface testers and DTI’s
  • Learn to Maintain route card completion
  • Work within a team of quality related personnel
  • Operate & communicate within all functions and levels within the business
  • Must have a good eye for detail

The training you will be getting

  • You will be required to attend Dudley College 2 days per week in Year 1, and 1 day per week thereafter
  • Level 3 Engineering Technician - Tech Support standard which includes Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence), Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Technical Support and Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge), upon successful completion of your apprenticeship
  • You will receive further mentoring and development in work

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

For the right candidate there is the opportunity for further learning to gain higher qualifications.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Mature, Hard working, Positive attitude


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

About the employer

MJ Sections Ltd represents over 40 years of engineering innovation, we are a global market leader working in partnership across multiple sectors. A worldwide leader in precision formed sheet metal fabrications and machined components, by providing a timely and pro-active response to the needs of its customers, and ensuring that over and above contractual requirements, all products are fit for purpose and embody the highest standards of workmanship.


M J Sections Ltd


130 Stourbridge Road


B63 3UN

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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


Chloe Powell


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

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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