The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in the application of manual and computer-controlled machine tools, used for the production of very accurate, complex and high value engineering components, for a wide range of applications. You will have the opportunity to experience the engineering process from initial enquiry to production, including computer aided design and inspection.
This is an opportunity to learn and develop the skills required to manufacture deep hole drilling machine tools and the machining of a wide range of complex components for other organisations.
A broad based first year learning about the company, its products and processes, followed by more specialised training to achieve a the Engineering Technician Level 3 (manual and CNC machining, fitting and assembly, inspection, CADCAM and maintenance).
Attendance at College to achieve technical qualifications.
Duties may include:
- Use of CAD
- Quality inspection
- Production of engineering components
Employment as a qualified person, with opportunities for progression in a demanding and progressive environment.
Basic practical skills and knowledge demonstrated by hobbies, interests, schoolwork, college courses or work experience.
- Hard working
- Works well with others and on own
- Excellent time keeping
- Able to to listen, take instruction and learn about engineering
5 GCSEs A*-C/9-4 to include maths and English or equivalent.
- Engineering technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
You will attend Kingston College for your off the job training where you will cover;
Engineering Technicians in the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled, complex work and must, as a minimum be able to:
- Apply safe systems of working
- Make a technical contribution to either the design, development, quality assurance, manufacture, installation, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, systems, processes, or services
- Apply proven techniques and procedures to solve engineering/manufacturing problems
- Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills in communicating both technical and non-technical information
- Have a commitment to continued professional development
Apprenticeships are flexible and are designed to offer a structured programme of learning to fit around the needs of the individual and employer.
Learning takes place mainly during employment through the development of on the job skills, supported by college tuition Both the on and off job elements of the Apprenticeship lead to nationally recognised qualifications.