Elland Steel Structures Limited

CAD Technician Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Elland Steel Structures Limited (Employer)

Calderdale College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £9,379.50
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, 8:45am – 5pm (1 hour minuets for lunch).
45 months (duration)
1 November 2022(start date)
Engineering technician (apprenticeship standard)
31 October 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Develop and progress to be a Structural Draughts person. You learn the role from bottom up being mentored by a growing and experienced team of CAD technicians and Senior Draughts people with many years’ experience in the industry. You’ll have the opportunity to contribute to working on structural designs for some iconic buildings across the UK.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supporting the technical administration department with filing, printing, photocopying
  • Working with the companies own computer network, filing data and producing forms for distribution to other departments, sending and receiving e-mail
  • Using client-based Intranet sites; retrieving information and uploading own drawings and documents
  • Admin tasks to learn how the industry works as well as teaching you to read & understand drawings

On completion of your administration training, your responsibilities will be:

  • To prepare Tekla detailing packages
  • Prepare general arrangement drawings, 3D modelling in a BIM environment
  • Project coordination with customers and other tasks seen fit by ESS Ltd within the general guidelines established for a role as a Structural draughtsperson

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The successful candidate will work towards gaining a level 3 engineering qualification. 

All apprentices will be required to achieve as a minimum:

  • An employer approved Level 2 Foundation Competence qualification
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Competence qualification
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Technical Knowledge qualification
  • Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking end point assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To be discussed after the Apprenticeship. 

Skills Required

IT skills, to read technical drawings, Good mathematical ability, learn quickly, communicate effectively, attention to detail

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English language and Mathematics (Grade grade 4 or above) Desired
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