Unipres (UK) Limited

Level 3 Engineering Maintenance Technician Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Unipres (UK) Limited (Employer)

Hartlepool College of Further Education (Training Provider)

Annual wage £11,289.96
39.0 hours per week Year 1: College - 8:30am - 15:30pm Years 2 - 4: Plant based learning - 6:45am - 15:03pm College Day Release - 9:00am - 16:00pm
4 years (duration)
13 September 2021(start date)
12 positions available
30 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Working for a world class steel pressing company Unipres UK Limited. We are looking for highly motivated and hard working individuals to work as Maintenance Technicians within our Assembly, Press and Die Maintenance departments.


What will the apprentice be doing?

This is an excellent opportunity within the Manufacturing Engineering Industry to work in an organisation using the most up to date technology and receiving the highest standards of education.

Within year 1 of the apprenticeship, the apprentices will undergo 5 days off the job training at a specialist Training Provider, learning both practical and theoretical skills in engineering.

Within year 2 until the end of the apprenticeship, there will be 4 days on the job training based at the plant with continued studies - 1 day a week with specialist Training Provider.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The sucessful candidates will gain a full Level 3 Engineering Maintenance Technician Standard with pathways available for Mechatronics Maintenance Technician and Tool & Die Maintenance Technican. You will work in either the Assembly, Press or Die Maintenance Departments, alongside other talented Technicians.

The qualifications the apprentice will receive are as follows:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competance)
  • Level 2 Award Foundation Phase Gateway Assessment
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competance) - Mechatronics Maintenance / Tool & Die Maintenance

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Apprentcies can progress onto full time work and a HNC Level of study will be an optional progression (Higher Apprenticeship in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Level 4).

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Time Management and Attendance

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent 2 other subjects (Grade 4 or above (or C or above)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above (or C or above)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above (or C or above)) Essential
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