Beautiful Marine Floors Limited

Engineering Operative Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Beautiful Marine Floors Limited (Employer)

Peta Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,500.00
38.0 hours per week Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 18:30
15 months (duration)
27 September 2021(start date)
Engineering operative (apprenticeship standard)
10 September 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

If you want to develop a career in engineering and would like to learn fabrication techniques, this apprenticeship could be ideal for you! As an Engineering Operative Apprentice, you will be complying with statutory regulations and organisation safety requirements including any environmental compliance procedures and systems.


In your role, you will learn how to

  • Identify hazards and hazardous situations
  • Learn about the specific machinery, equipment and tooling required for the technical support operation
  • Learn about the different technical support techniques, specific safe working practices, procedures and quality requirements that need to be observed
  • Plan the technical support operation before you start
  • Preparing equipment, tooling, materials, etc. and complete set up activities before carrying out the technical support
  • Carry out the technical support operation in line with specific safe working practices and specification requirements
  • Carryout quality checks during and after the technical support operation

Joining the team as an Engineering Operative Apprentice, you will learn about general aspects of our business before focusing on fabricating more intricate deck edging border parts by hand and assembling those parts onto the main deck using welding tools.

Some deck panels require CAD drawing and machining so the role includes drawing the decks using CAD software ready for others to machine, For bigger deck panels you may be needed as an assistant to fitting panels to boats off site.

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 Operative Apprentice, you will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • You will possess good communication skills with the ability to communicate with peers and management
  • You will have good hand to eye co-ordination and hand skills

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 need to be open minded and willing to develop your knowledge and skills to support your future development
  • 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
  • This is physical job you will need to be fit and want to undertake a very hand on role
  • Your motivation and drive are the assets that will be best appreciated

Qualifications Required

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

Training Provided

This position is offered as an apprenticeship and you will be completing a Level 2 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 centre for off-the-job training.  This will be a 15-month programme, structured as 13 months of day release (1 day a week) of skills training at PETA Ltd where you will complete the EAL Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (Skills). Your units will include:

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety
  • Working efficiently and effectively in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering
  • Using and communicating technical information

Agreed additional units

  • Using and communicating technical information
  • Producing Components Using Hand Fitting Techniques
  • Maintaining Mechanical Devices and Equipment
  • Maintaining Electrical Equipment and Systems
  • Assembly and Testing Electronic Circuits

Your independent end point assessment will comprise of:

Practical Skills Observation to assess your application of skill. Typically, this will be covered within one task. During the observation the independent assessor may ask between 3-6 open questions to assess the related underpinning knowledge. You will also undertake a Professional Discussion this will be a holistic assessment of knowledge, skills and behaviours using a reflective portfolio.

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