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Engineering Degree Apprentice

Employer
Wrexham Glyndwr University
Location
Glyndwr University, Plas Coch Mold Road Wrexham Wrexham LL11 2AW
Salary
£13,244 to £18,341
Closing date
5 Dec 2022

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Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
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About the apprenticeship

Duties

The successful candidate is expected to follow a training programme fully whilst working as part of the design and fabrication teams within the group. Whilst the training programme is structured to cover all the areas, the Apprentice is required to be flexible to adapt to the group's production schedule in order to meet the deadlines for delivery of the commercial contracts.

The programme of training will include familiarisation with the processes involved in fabrication of precision optical components. This phase in their development is to give the Apprentice a basic understanding and hands on experience of the polishing and testing techniques required to fabricate bespoke precision optics within the customer's specifications and timescales.

Working as part of the design team, a programme of training will include familiarisation with the processes and software involved in the design of precision optical support systems and test structures. The goal of the training is to give the Apprentice the basic knowledge required to design, develop and implement precision optical support systems within the customer's specifications and timescales.

As part of the training programme, the Apprentice will be mentored & guided by different members of staff to cover their areas of expertise; ensuring all aspects of precision optical component & systems design, process plans, engineering drawings, specifications required to deliver leading edge, low volume, high technology systems.

Additional information

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post.

Requirements

Skills

The ability to adapt learn and demonstrate
engineering fundamentals within the working
environment. Willingness to work and communicate within a R&D oriented production environment.

Basic knowledge of optical component tolerances
and support systems for lenses, mirrors or highly
accurate mechanical systems and knowledge and understanding of mechanical design
software and methods.

Any previous mechanical engineering experience.

Qualifications

The equivalent of 48 UCAS tariff points is required for the BEng Production / Industrial Engineering entry.

Also accepted would be HNC and HND qualifications in relevant Engineering Disciplines or have a vocational qualification at L3 and sufficient further qualifications for entry for a Welsh degree apprenticeship in engineering. Relevant Level 3 or Level 4 qualifications will be considered.

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Wrexham Glyndwr University

Training provider course:
BEng Production / Industrial Engineering

About the employer

Glyndwr University, Plas Coch
Mold Road
Wrexham
Wrexham
LL11 2AW

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

To Be Confirmed.
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