Babcock International Group Plc

Quality Technician Apprentice - Higher (Level 4)

Babcock International Group Plc (Employer)

Capella Associates Ltd (Training Provider)

Annual wage £17,075.00
36.0 hours per week Monday - Thursday: 0730 – 1545 with a 45 minute lunch break. Friday: 0730 – 1330 with no lunch break. The Company reserves the right to vary, at any time, your normal working hours, in order to meet changing business needs.
2 years (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Quality Practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
14 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are looking for apprentices with a keen eye for detail, great communication skills, the ability to analyse data in a logical way and solve practical problems. As part of the 2 year apprenticeship you will earn a very competitive salary, valuable work experience and earn a recognised qualification at the same time.


What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, with opportunities to travel across the UK and potentially abroad. Depending on your placement your typical day could range from carrying out external supplier inspections to looking for efficiencies or problem solving on our production shop floor to the administration of internal and external audits.

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

Whilst working you will attend one 2 hour training module per week which will be delivered virtually by our training provider. These interactive sessions will be with one to one coaching support. In addition to studying for your apprenticeship you will also receive training and experience in the full range of quality tools and will undertake Lean Awareness training and the Yellow Belt qualification. All apprentices will also achieve Associate Membership of the Chartered Quality Institute.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The aim of the apprenticeship is to prepare you for a permanent Quality role working as an Assistant Quality Technician within Babcock Devonport Royal Dockyard. We are also committed to supporting further development of our ex-apprentices through further education and technical training.

Skills Required

Analytical skills, great communication skills, able to work well in a team, keen eye for detail, can solve practical problems, a self-starter with initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent in 5 subjects including Maths and English (Grade C/4 or higher) Essential
A Level or equivalent in 3 subjects (Maths and Science desirable) (Grade C or above) Essential
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