What will the apprentice be doing?
Based in Bedford and with over 30 years experience, Seeco UK Ltd are a high precision welding and fabricating company, specialising in sheet metal engineering. They specialise in CNC (Computer Numerical Control) laser and punch cutting.
The apprentice will be trained in the use and programming of a laser and hole punch workshop machinery. Part of the role will include calibration checks, running laser/punch cycles or combinations of both, off loading and general maintenance in order to keep the machine in good and safe working order. Training will also be provided on other aspects of sheet metal work such as handling and de-burring, graining, spot welding and pull setting and general sheet metalwork duties, all whilst learning about and adhering to Health & Safety policies and procedures.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Engineering Operative – Level 2 EAL Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations EAL Level 2 in Engineering Operations
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
For the right candidate there would be an opportunity to learn how to programme and set and and run pressbrake folding machines and learn to Tig weld if it was desired. There could also be an opportunity to train in the use of Solidworks 3D modelling software should the candidate wish.
Reality Check*Due to the nature of the role and to comply with insurance restrictions/ regulations, applicants must be over 18 years of age* The wage will increase to £12,740.00 after the first year 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. Only candidates who have fully completed the application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice.
Skills Requiredhardworking, Willing to learn
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 3/D) Desired