Cts Europe Ltd

Mechanical Assembly Engineering Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Cts Europe Ltd (Employer)

Peta Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,000.00
37.5 hours per week 08:00am - 16:30pm Mon - Thu / 08:00am - 14:00pm Fri
15 months (duration)
29 March 2021(start date)
Engineering Operative (apprenticeship standard)
19 February 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

PETA Training are proud to be working with CTS Europe, looking to source an exceptional mechanical assembly operative for their organisation. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about all aspects of the CTS manufacturing business. You will learn how to assemble Laboratory Enclosure Systems and be involved in the whole manufacturing process.


Duties will include:

  • Work safely always
  • Learn how to check materials to ensure that sufficient  raw materials are available and correct using drawings and technical specifications
  • Learn how to fabricate products from stainless steel and other light materials
  • Follow engineering drawings and Standard Operating Procedures to assemble products
  • Produce products with a high degree of accuracy and finish, ensuring CTS’s quality standards are achieved
  • Learn to identify products and components
  • Perform stock checks
  • Learn to identify and use correct tools for the job, use of power tools also
  • General workshop activities

Future Prospects

Opportunity to progress into a technical role for the right candidate.

Reality Check

  • 22 days paid holiday plus statutory holidays
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Staff rest room
  • Enrolment onto the company pension scheme (after qualifying period)
  • Internal rewards system for high performance/awards
  • Company healthcare
  • Working Week - 08:00 – 16:30 Mon/Thu and 08:00 – 14:00 Fri

The company is located on the Hilsea Industrial Estate, however the training will be delivered at PETA’s Havant training facility, so you will need to be able to get yourself to both locations reliably.

Skills Required

  • Your motivation and drive are the assets that will be best appreciated
  • You will need good communication skills as you will develop into a role where the ability to communicate on a technical level with peers and management is a crucial skill
  • You will need to be open minded and willing to develop your knowledge and skills to support your future development

Qualities Required

  • You will have a good level of dexterity and hand skills
  • Demonstrate an interest in manufacturing mechanical components is highly desirable
  • You will have good co-ordination
  • Your logical approach to problem solving will enable you to perform to make a good contribution to all aspects of the job
  • You need to be able to learn through instruction and experience


Qualifications Required

  • 3 GCSE's at grade C/4 or above (or equivalents) to include maths and English are desirable but not essential
  • Additionally, a science or engineering qualification is highly desirable
  • Any engineering experience or qualifications will be looked upon favourably

Training Provided

During the 15 month programme you will be day released for 13 months to complete a Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (Foundation Competence) at the PETA Ltd Engineering Training Centre in Havant (5 minute walk from Havant Railway Station), consisting of the following units:

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
  • Using and communicating technical information
  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques
  • Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment
  • Maintaining electrical equipment/systems
  • Assembly and Testing Electronic Circuits
  • You will then pass through a gateway and progress onto the End Point Assessment phase of the programme, you will also achieve Functional Skills in maths and English at level 1 (if you have not already achieved D+ or a Grade 3+ in these disciplines)
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