Awe Plc

Quality Inspector Apprentice - Level 3 Advanced - Advanced (Level 3)

Awe Plc (Employer)

Awe Plc (Training Provider)

Annual wage £11,000.00
37.0 hours per week Monday - Thursday: 07:40-16:35 Alternate Fridays: 07:40-16:15 At AWE we work a 9-day fortnight allowing all employees every-other Friday off.
36 months (duration)
4 September 2023(start date)
Engineering technician (apprenticeship standard)
4 positions available
31 March 2023 (application closing date)
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Job Description

As a Quality Inspector at AWE your role will include inspection of various mechanical and electrical components that are used within a production or trials environment, working to process following written procedures and using your knowledge and experience to interpret requirements directly from drawings.


What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Quality apprentice you will initially be based within the Skills Academy, where you will develop your basic knowledge and core skills, before progressing on to the onsite aspect of your training. At this point you will start to apply and further develop these core skills in a live working environment. In addition to the vocational aspects of your training, we will further your knowledge of quality through academic studies as you work towards the completion of your professional qualifications. 

Becoming a Quality Inspector may appeal to you if you enjoy: 

  • Understanding how mechanical and electrical assemblies work 
  • Understanding how and why the physical properties of a product matter  
  • Studying how components can be assessed, measured and reported
  • Applying engineering principles into real life scenarios
  • A practical application to find out about the things around you
  • Having a hands-on approach to problem solving 

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

Qualification: Engineering Technician Level 3 - Technical Support Standard

The first 2 years of training will take place on-site at our skills academy whilst attending a local college on day release.

After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
    After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Technical Support
  • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) - for all starts from 1st July 2017

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At AWE we offer a guaranteed role for when you've finished your apprenticeship. Our apprentices have gone onto support our business in a variety of roles.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
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