GB Quality Assurance Ltd

GB Quality Assurance - Metrology Technician Apprenticeship - Nov 2021 Start - Advanced (Level 3)

GB Quality Assurance Ltd (Employer)

Eef Apprentices and Skills (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £345.23
37.0 hours per week Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm
36 months (duration)
29 November 2021(start date)
Metrology technician (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
31 October 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

As a Metrology Technician Apprentice, you'll train in the development and monitoring of measurement capability and capacity, helping towards the planning, quality, accuracy, timely delivery and evaluation of metrology tasks.


GB Quality Assurance Ltd is a purpose built metrology lab & repair workshop. Our business focus is to provide a total service for calibration & repair for a wide range of precision measuring equipment. Established in 1977, the business is located in the heart of the Industrial Midlands.
As well as offering calibration in our lab, we can offer on-site calibration for both dimensional & mechanical items. In addition, through our approved subcontractors we can offer electrical & temperature instrumentation. Items requiring collection & delivery are included in our service.

We are seeking to employ and train 2 metrology apprentices, to join our team.

You will be highly trained to work in the world of manufacturing. The initial training will be broad based and could lead to a first appointment as a Calibration Technician

The Apprentice will be developed to calibrate various items within a UKAS Laboratory environment:

  • Parallel Screw Plug / Ring Gauges
  • Tapered Screw Plug / Ring Gauges
  • Screw Thread Callipers
  • Dial Test Indicators Plunger & Lever Types
  • Bevel Protractors,
  • Engineers Squares


Future Prospects

Following your apprenticeship you will become a Metrology Inspector / Fully Trained Calibration technician.

Reality Check

Please note that this is a 3 year metrology apprenticeship with 1 day per week being spent at Make UK throughout the apprenticeship.

Skills Required

  • Analytical
  • Attention to details
  • Maths is key

Qualities Required

  • Good time keeping
  • Can do attitude
  • Hardworking
  • Enthusiastic

Qualifications Required

3 GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade 4 (C) or above in particular in maths and English language.

Training Provided

This 3 year programme will include:

  • Metrology Skills training off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham on either block or day release
  • In house training in line with your requirements
  • EAL Level 3 Award in Metrology
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