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Trainee System/Mechanical Fitter TRANSCOVER SYSTEMS LIMITED

The fitting department is a small but busy and successful team, you will have the opportunity to learn and be trained in mechanical bench fitting.
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Closing date: 30 Jan 2022

Traineeship details


  • Effective housekeeping to eliminate workplace hazards
  • Manual handling
  • Adhering to all health and safety regulations within the warehouse


  • Bench fitting/engineering skills/technical drawing
  • Servicing techniques and procedures
  • Introduction to lifting equipment and procedures
  • Introduction to fuels/lubricants/consumables
  • Introduction to welding
  • Introduction to gas & plasma cutting
  • Introduction to mechanical fitting
  • Introduction to CAD Design - IT/communication skills
  • Introduction to multi-cylinder power units
  • Introduction to hydraulics
  • Introduction to compressors, air tools and pneumatics
  • Introduction to electro-hydraulics
  • Basic electronics
  • Introduction to testing and diagnostic procedures
  • Introduction to functional and operating procedures

Training to be provided

We deliver the skills and confidence that you need to be successful in securing long term employment and proving work readiness. Every successful candidate enrolled onto an IPS traineeship gains a place in the classroom (2 – 4 weeks) to be taught and develop new skills, followed by a guaranteed work placement (minimum 70 hours) in a career sector you wish to experience. Skills covered include Interview preparation, CV writing, Confidence and teamwork building, functional skills for maths, English, and digital skills (plus much more). Their newly developed skills will then be put into practice and further developed by the company they are assigned to.

A traineeship is a course with work experience that gets you ready for work or an apprenticeship. It can last up to 12 months.
You can apply if you’re:

  • eligible to work in England
  • unemployed and have little or no work experience
  • aged 16 to 24 and qualified below Level 4

You’ll get:

  • a work experience placement
  • help with English and maths (if you need it)

You won’t be paid, but you may be given expenses for things like travel and meals.

  • Training provider

    IPS International Ltd

  • Contact

    Alix Taylor 01634 298808

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8am-4pm. Maximum of 35 hours. Shifts TBC.

  • Expected duration

    6 weeks

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    31 Aug 2021

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available




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Desired skills and what this will lead to

Desired skills and qualities

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Reliable, trustworthy, team player with excellent time keeping
  • Focus on diligence and accuracy
  • An interest in mechanical fitting

What this will lead to

  • Apprenticeship and/or permanent employment