What will the apprentice be doing?
The OME Technician will be expected to be self-driven and proactively seek continuous professional development throughout their career. This apprenticeship is designed to prepare successful apprentices to meet the requirements for registration as an Ordnance Munitions and Explosives Technician with the Institute of Explosives Engineers.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Apprenticeship title: Level 4 OME Apprenticeship
Site: Fort Halstead
Training provider: Trinity St David, University of Swansea
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Successful candidate will work at Fort Halstead as an OME Technician, responsible for supporting the operation of on-site Ammunition, firearms and explosives facilities and management of the OME inventory.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent Maths, English Language, Science and 2 others (Grade A*-C/5-9) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths, Science OR Engineering (Grade C's or above) Essential