Kelvion Limited

Mechanical Manufacture Operator Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Kelvion Limited (Employer)

Peta Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,795.00 to £18,525.00
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday 07:00 - 15:00
15 months (duration)
28 March 2022(start date)
Engineering operative (apprenticeship standard)
11 March 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

PETA Ltd are looking to source an exceptional Engineering Apprentice for our client, Kelvion. You will be learning how to produce high value, low volume components and assemblies. You will be working in a mechanical manufacturing environment using drawings, hand tool tools and equipment. You will be checking your work against quality standards.


  • Learn how to plan work activities, including sourcing resources, equipment and tooling
  • As an engineering apprentice, you will become competent interpreting and following drawings/diagrams and/or specifications required for the assembly activity
  • Learn how to prepare the work area for component/assembly task; sourcing required resources, tools/equipment
  • As an engineering apprentice, you will become competent producing complex high value, low volume assemblies
  • Learn how to assemble components to produce equipment and systems
  • As an engineering apprentice you will become competent producing and/or re-furbishing components
  • Learn how to source the right tools, equipment and resources to complete the task
  • As an engineering apprentice you will become competent checking your work against quality standards and make adjustments
  • Learn how to hand over products and prepare the work area for the next task
  • With experience you will also be able to identify and resolve problems using proven fault diagnostic methods

When competent you will be responsible for the completion of your work to the required specification and deadlines, in line with quality requirements and other regulations with minimum supervision.

Future Prospects

As a Engineering Apprentice this programme forms part of Kelvion's succession planning for the future. Kelvion will support your personal and professional development. You will be trained, supported and monitored throughout the process.

Reality Check


  • Auto-enrolled into the company pension scheme after qualification period
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays (3 days to be taken at Christmas)
  • Free parking on site
  • Onsite restroom with kitchen facilities
  • Overtime available

Skills Required

  • Your motivation and drive are the assets that will be best appreciated.
  • You will possess good communication skills with the ability to communicate with peers and management
  • 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 hand skills
  • Demonstrate an interest in contributing towards manufacturing mechanical components are desirable
  • You will have good hand to eye co-ordination and hand skills
  • 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

  • 2 GCSE's at grade 4/C or above (or equivalents) to include maths and English are essential.

Training Provided

  • Engineering operative level 2 apprenticeship

Throughout the duration of the engineering apprenticeship you will be required to attend PETA’s Havant training center for off-the-job training.  This will start as 13 months of day release (1 day a week) when you will complete your skills training.

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Working efficiently and effectively in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering
  • Using and communicating technical information
  • Wiring and Testing Electrical Equipment and Circuits
  • Producing Mechanical Assemblies
  • Preparing and Using Manual TIG or Plasma-arc Welding Equipment
  • Or Producing sheet metal components and assemblies
  • Business Improvement Techniques

Your independent end point assessment will comprise of:

Practical Skills Observation to assess your application of skill. Typically, this will be covered within one task. During the observation the independent assessor may ask between 3-6 open questions to assess the related underpinning knowledge. You will also undertake a Professional Discussion this will be a holistic assessment of knowledge, skills and behaviours using a reflective portfolio.

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