What will the apprentice be doing?As an Apprentice you will work towards being accountable for the following; To be proficient in all aspects of the operation and maintenance procedures. Electrical fault-finding and fault-rectification skills, Ensure rapid response to breakdown situations and effective corrective maintenance regimes. To be conversant and capable of working in several areas, including; Baggage Conveyors ULD Systems Automatic storage cranes Robotic baggage handling machinery
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
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.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?Completion of the Apprenticeship is designed to be recognised by relevant Professional Engineering Institutions at the appropriate level of professional registration (EngTech). In the case of the Military specific pathway in the Aircraft Maintenance Fitter/Technician Standard, professional competence will be recognised by the Military Independent Assessment Authority (MIAA). A number of our Engineering Apprentices go on to complete the HNC and HND we offer at Kingston College.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent Math, English and Science (Grade 9-4 / A*- C) Essential