Slingco Inspection Services Limited

Design Apprentice (32643) - Advanced (Level 3)

Slingco Inspection Services Limited (Employer)

The Growth Company (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £230.77
39.0 hours per week Monday - Thursday, 8.30am - 5.00pm, Friday, 8.30am - 4.00pm
3 years (duration)
4 January 2021(start date)
Engineering design and draughtsperson (apprenticeship standard)
18 December 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A great opportunity to work in a busy Engineering Design Department, learning Engineering Design Skills in relation to a broad range of products used in many industries.


Training will be provided "on-the-job" – in the workplace, involving the practical skills, tools and materials required in the "real" world. There will also be some “off-the-job" training, usually at college, where you will learn those all-important academic skills.

Main duties involved with this role include:

  • Work safely at all times, complying with relevant national and industry health and safety requirements 
  • Work in accordance with company management systems, policies and procedures 
  • Employ the appropriate use of computer-based technology 
  • Review and interpret technical information and requirements from different sources e.g. specifications, concepts, stakeholders 
  • Identify inaccuracies or discrepancies in engineering drawings and specifications and propose solutions 
  • Identify and assess factors that affect designs e.g. materials, application, location, risk and environment 
  • Design engineering concepts to solve engineering challenges 
  • Develop effective solutions which satisfy the required standards and can be manufactured, proven, operated and maintained in a cost-effective way whilst minimising costs 
  • Evaluate engineering designs to determine the most effective solution 
  • Produce detailed engineering drawings to relevant standards and codes, using paper and computer 
  • Check completed drawings for quality, technical compliance and completeness - both own or those of peers 
  • Communicate and co-ordinate engineering design options with relevant stakeholders, colleagues and clients using sketches, schemes, models, detailed drawings and reports

Future Prospects

  • Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship

Skills Required

  • Microsoft Office Competent
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An interest in CAD software
  • Excellent organisational skills

Qualities Required

  • Willing to learn about design engineering principles and industry trends 
  • Excellent team player and a positive attitude
  • Prepared to go the extra mile at all times for the customer
  • Maintains a flexible approach to all aspects of the job

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE maths & English Grade C/4 or above

Training Provided

Engineering Design and Draughtsperson Level 3 Apprenticehip Standard:

  • Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 2, leading to Level 3 qualification Design & Draughtsperson
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