Captec Limited

Engineering Fitter Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Captec Limited (Employer)

Peta Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £9,500.00 to £11,500.00
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 16:00
45 months (duration)
27 September 2021(start date)
Engineering fitter (apprenticeship standard)
10 September 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

You will be producing complex high value, low volume components and assemblies using tools and equipment to the required specification. You will be following ESD controls at all times, making sure you have the right tools, equipment and resources to complete the task. You will be working on electrical and electronic, IPCs, Servers and assemblies.


The role will require the creation of or modification of existing cable assemblies using the crimping methods and tools making adjustments as required. All soldering will be completed to the highest quality standard. Once competent you will be checking your work testing the assemblies to the Captec quality standards. Upon completion you will hand over the product and prepare the work area for the next task.

As an Engineering Fitter Apprentice, you will:

  • Plan work activities, including sourcing resources, equipment and tooling
  • Carry out relevant planning and preparation activities before commencing the work activity and know how to interpret detailed drawings, specifications and job instructions
  • Interpret and follow drawings/diagrams and/or specifications required for the assembly activity
  • Prepare the work area for assembly task; sourcing required resources, tools/equipment
  • Be competent producing complex high value, low volume assemblies in full or part, using machines and equipment to meet the required specification
  • Assemble components to produce equipment, machines and systems
  • Produce and/or re-furbish components by interpreting drawings/specifications to plan work
  • Ensure you have the right tools, equipment and resources to complete the task to the required specification
  • Check your work against quality standards and make adjustments as required based on your knowledge
  • Hand over the product and prepare the work area for the next task by checking equipment meets the standards required to operate
  • Identify and resolve problems with components/assemblies using proven fault diagnostic methods
  • You will be responsible for the completion of your work to the required specification and deadlines, in line with quality, health & safety and environmental regulations and requirements, with minimum supervision

Future Prospects

  • There could be a permanent position for the right candidate on completion of your apprenticeship

Reality Check


  • Auto-enrolled into the company pension scheme after qualification period
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays (3 days to be taken at Christmas)
  • Free parking on site
  • Onsite restroom with kitchen facilities
  • Overtime available

Skills Required

To be considered for the role of Engineering Fitter Apprentice, you will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Your motivation and drive are the assets that will be best appreciated.
  • You will possess good communication skills with the ability to communicate with peers and management
  • You will need to be open minded and willing to develop your knowledge and skills to support your future development

Qualities Required

  • You will have a good level of dexterity hand skills
  • Demonstrate an interest in contributing towards manufacturing mechanical components are desirable
  • You will have good hand to eye co-ordination and hand skills
  • Your logical approach to problem solving will enable you to perform to make a good contribution to all aspects of the job
  • You need to be able to learn through instruction and experience

Qualifications Required

  • 5 GCSE's at grade C/4 or above (or equivalents) to include maths and English are essential

Training Provided

Engineering Fitter Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

This position is offered as an apprenticeship and you will be completing a Level 3 Engineering qualification. You will be employed directly by the client but be support every step of the way by PETA.

Throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship you will be required to attend PETA’s Havant training center for off-the-job training.  The majority of skills development training in years 2, 3 and 4 will be completed with your employer at your place of work.

You will be employed whilst you are completing your apprenticeship this will include 18 months of day release training at PETA Ltd where you will complete your Level 2 (Foundation Competence) qualification. This will include:

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety
  • Using and communicating technical information
  • Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
  • Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment
  • Maintaining electrical equipment/systems
  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques

Level 3 Advanced Engineering (Development Competence) delivered in the workplace by your PETA Learning & Development Coach (30 months). During this time you will be day released for 24 months to complete a Technical certificate (Level 3) as part of your advanced apprenticeship standard. This will be the Level 3 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge).

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