Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Thompsons UK Ltd (Employer)

Croydon College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £200.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
1 years (duration)
12 October 2020(start date)
Engineering Operative (apprenticeship standard)
3 positions available
28 September 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Your apprenticeship at Thompsons will allow you to be able to understand how to weld and fabricate a commercial vehicle body and how to fit the body onto a commercial vehicle.


Your main duties include:

  • Welding and fabricating commercial vehicle bodies
  • Fabricating and fitting manufactured bodies onto the chassis
  • Fitting tipping gears, cranes, sub frames and hydraulic/pneumatic circuits onto commercial vehicles
  • Liaising and communicating effectively with all colleagues
  • Ensuring appropriate safety equipment is used and worn appropriately and all safe working practices are used at all times
  • Ensuring that all commercial vehicles are completed within time frames specified
  • Adherence to health and safety rules and regulations
  • Other duties as required

Reality Check

Please attach an updated version of your CV and a Cover letter explaining why you are interested in this apprenticeship course.

Skills Required

  • Have a broad understanding of commercial vehicle manufacturing
  • Ability to work to reasonable and agreed timescales
  • Have a clear interest in becoming an engineer
  • Demonstrate an enthusiasm for the role
  • Work well under pressure and listen to instructions well

Qualities Required

  • Being able to work independently and part of a team
  • Excellent time keeping and attendance
  • Communicating with others
  • Work efficiently within a team and on an individual basis

Qualifications Required

  • Ideally you will have achieved a grade 4 or 5 (or equivalent) in maths and English

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Engineering Operative Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
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