Engineering Technician Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Employer:

CAVENDISH NUCLEAR LIMITED

Training Provider:

WIGAN AND LEIGH COLLEGE

Annual wage £12,500.00
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday - no shift work - Mon to Thurs 7.5 hours Fri 7 hours with 1 hour lunch break taken between 12 and 2pm
duration: 42 months
start: 1 September 2020
Warrington
Advanced (Level 3)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
30 March 2020 (application closing date)
The role will require the individual to participate in various areas of practical and theoretical training combined with the Company specific training given in the workplace. Candidates will gain a solid foundation within a professional design office and have the opportunity to learn from professional and friendly individuals.

Responsibilities

The role will require the individual to participate in various areas of practical and theoretical training combined with the Company specific training given in the workplace. Candidates will gain a solid foundation within a professional design office and have the opportunity to learn from professional and friendly individuals. The training will include practical training as well as the completion of a technical certificate leading to a nationally recognised qualification.

Typically,  the type of work Design Apprentices will be involved in will include;

  • Assisting in the production of scoping calculations and supporting analysis
  • Models, drawings, design based documentation
  • Technical reports for customers or specific projects 

As part of the apprenticeship, individuals will spend time undertaking placements across a range of business areas. Typically,  towards years 3 or 4, an individual will show a particular interest for a business area and dependent upon their performance and application of learning as well as opportunity, the individual may be offered a permanent position in their preferred function or team.

Future Prospects

Progression within the company available on completion of the apprenticeship training.

Reality Check

First year of apprenticeship will be spent attending college full time In years 2, 3 and 4 apprentices will attend college one day per week and will spend the remaining 4 days applying their learning in the office. There may be opportunities for the apprentices to undertake placements away from their home base in final years.

Skills Required

  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Ambitious
  • Honest
  • Hardworking
  • Can show initiative
  • Able to take direction
  • Can pay close attention to detail

Qualities Required

  • A team player - an individual who thrives on working in a team environment
  • Reliable and good time keeping
  • Eager to learn Passion for hands-on engineering
  • Commitment to the apprenticeship programme and the company

Qualifications Required

A minimum of 5 GCSE’s at Grade 4 (C) or above including English and Science, and maths at Grade 5 (B) or above. Any link to design technology or CAD experience would be looked upon favourably. Whilst academic ability plays a part, we care as much about your attitude and desire to be part of our future at Cavendish Nuclear and we want to see evidence that you're genuinely interested in and enthusiastic about developing a career in CAD design.

Training Provided

  • Level 3 - Engineering Technician Standard
  • Functional Skills if required 
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