What you will do in your working day
The training you will be getting
- Working with many different types of ammunition and explosives, the role is varied and includes providing support to the delivery of trials, the selection and transportation of ammunition to firing ranges, ammunition inventory management, housekeeping of explosives buildings and general ammunition management duties.
- The work involves periods outdoors, sometimes in extremes of UK weather, and manual handling of large/heavy loads
- OME technicians can carry out a range of technical, engineering and scientific activities which may include laboratory-based investigations,explosives range testing, engineering studies and scientific experimentation in their specialist field
The successful candidate with achieve the Level 4 Ordnance, Munitions and Explosives Technician Apprenticehship.
Lectures and on campus days will take place on a block release basis. You will need to travel to University of Wales, Trinity St David, for on-site activities. Travel and expenses within company policy will be reimbursed.What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
The successful candidate will have an individual development plan in line with their career aspirations.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience Qualifications
GCSE or equivalent 2 others subject areas (Grade 5 - 9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 5 - 9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5 - 9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 5 - 9) Essential
A Level or equivalent STEM Subject (Grade Minimum of C grade) Essential