Apprenticeship in Toolmaking

Paragon Toolmaking & Precision Engineering Co Ltd
£140.00 per week
17 Jul 2017
02 Aug 2017
Role Type
Start Date
Weekly wage £140.00

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The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week 07.25-16.00 regular working hours, 5 days per week including 1 day at Hull Training for 3 years, although you may be required to work longer than this according to the needs of the business.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 3 years

  • Possible start date 01 Sep 2017

  • Date posted 17 Jul 2017

  • Distance 201.9 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001277944

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills
    • Methodical with attention to detail,
    • Able to work as part of a small team as well as on their own initiative,
    • Excellent communication skills, good IT skills and preferably an interest in science and engineering.
    • 4 GCSEs are required at C grade or above including Maths, English and Science
    Personal qualities
    • Candidate must be enthusiastic
    • Candidate must be punctual and reliable
    • The candidate must be dedicated to completing the apprenticeship qualifications
    • A hard working individual who has a proactive approach to their work
    • Must have a methodical approach to new tasks and problems
    • A helpful and friendly attitude is essential
    Qualifications required

    No experience required as full training will be given

    Candidate should have GCSEs grades A-C (or equivalent) in Maths and English or a Level 1 Engineering qualification including Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths and English and be able to complete the Level 2 Apprenticeship

    Future prospects The successful candidate will be given the opportunity of full time employment upon completion of the apprenticeship if available and dependant on progress. Things to consider This is an advanced apprenticeship opportunity to become a fully skilled, time served engineer