What will the apprentice be doing?
Optimum Glass Services are a leading manufacturer in creating high quality glass products. Working from their Bedford site, Optimum Glass Services manufacture, supply and install an extensive range of high-quality glass products for their many commercial and residential customers. The overall portfolio of products include staircases, doors and screens, bath and shower enclosures, mirrors and shelving and even Juliet balconies.
During your apprenticeship, you will work in Optimum's glass processing department. You will have the opportunity to convert customer designs into CAD drawings and from this, convert the CAD drawing into a machine drawing and eventually see the finished product. You will also import files into the CNC machinery and assist with loading and positioning raw glass panels. Through this, you will gain vital engineering experience and also learn how to safely manually handle glass products.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
To be considered for this role you will need to have GCSE grades 9-3 (A*- D) in English and maths
If you don't meet the entry requirements for this vacancy but are still interested in an apprenticeship, please contact our dedicated Apprenticeship Recruitment Team who can discuss this with you further - firstname.lastname@example.org or 01234 291375
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Following successful completion of your apprenticeship there is an opportunity of full time employment and then continuous development within the company as it continues to grow.
Reality CheckIn order to be considered for this vacancy, you must be 18 years old or above due to health and safety requirements. You must also be comfortable with heavy lifting. Candidates must carry out an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.
Skills RequiredProblem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Physical fitness
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D and above) Desired