Engineering Apprenticeship - LEMA

Salary: £2.73 per hour
Location: East Midlands, West Midlands
Start date: Various
Sectors: Engineering & Maintenance

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Engineering Apprentice to join a successful engineering business in Birmingham.

Our client is looking to employ an apprentice who is keen to progress in the world of engineering and who has a real passion and desire to understand the workings of machinery and who has a flair for fixing and solving mechanical problems.

The training will take place in our new academy in Hockley where you will be required to attend a 6 week programme prior to starting the apprenticeship and you will spend 2 days per week gaining your Level 1 Certificate in Engineering. On successful completion of this, you will move onto your apprenticeship where 1 day a week will be spent in classroom/workshop based learning to gain your Level 2 Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations and Diploma in Engineering and Technology and 4 days with your employer. On successful completion of your Level 2 Apprenticeship, you will then be given the opportunity to progress to our Level 3 Apprenticeship Programme.

Our client will support the achievement of your qualifications and support with the development of your career and learning long term.

Disciplines you will learn will include:
• Carrying out engineering activities efficiently and effectively
• Effective use of hand and power tools
• Knowledge and understanding of metals and materials used in manufacturing
• How to fix and solve mechanical engineering machinery faults
• Understanding of electrical operations in machinery
• How components work and contribute to machines operation
• Health and Safety in the workplace

The successful candidate must have a flexible, enthusiastic attitude with good team working ability. The ability to follow instruction and self-motivation is also a pre requisite.

Good IT skills are also essential combined with a minimum of 5 GCSE's grade A - C including Maths and English or equivalent. This is open to 16-18 year olds.

Please send your CV in the first instance to Chris West at or call Chris on 07875 009 300.

Please note: LEMA have a number of other Apprenticeship positions available and are currently interviewing for those also.