Apprentice Mechanical Engineer

Location
Brother Engineering Tawe House, Alloy Industrial Estate Swansea SA8 4EN
Salary
Apprenticeship rates
Posted
16 Jul 2021
Closes
26 Jul 2021
Ref
1630
Specialism
Engineering
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
About the apprenticeship

Duties

Duties will include learning how to perform mechanical repairs and operating machinery in line with SOPs. You will have involvement with precision engineering, using CNC and CAM technologies for multiple industries including aerospace, automotive and commercial. Mechanical engineering duties will involve fabrications, refurbishment, reverse engineering of obsolete parts, specialist bearings and anything else as required. Other duties will be undertaken and allocated as appropriate e.g. maintaining a clean and tidy work area in line with health & safety working practices.

Additional information

Before applying for this position please ensure you are able to travel to and from the place of employment in Swansea and to the XR Training Centre in Pyle once a week. You will be employed full-time as an Apprentice Mechanical Engineer by this company based in Swansea. You will be enrolled onto a level 2 foundation apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering, and undertake the following qualifications:
- NVQ Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering
- VRQ Diploma in Engineering Technology
- Essential Skills in Application of Number, Communication and Digital Literacy level 1

Requirements

Skills

Candidates must be punctual.
Candidates must be reliable and trustworthy.
Candidates must be flexible with hours worked.
Must be able to work with others as a part of a team.
Must be able to follow instructions and ask for guidance when necessary.
Candidates should be enthusiastic and committed to both the job and the training.
Prior experience (as a hobby or formal training) of engineering desirable but not essential.
Candidates must hold a GCSE in Maths at grade C or above, as a minimum. Physics qualifications desirable.
Ability to drive is desirable but not essential, as long as candidate is prepared to travel back and forth to the XR Training Centre in Pyle and the place of employment.
Must recognise the importance of attending XR Training once a week in order to achieve qualifications in a timely manner.

Qualifications

GCSEs in Maths and English at grades C or above.

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
XR Training

Qualification:
Foundation Apprenticeship in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering

About the employer

Brother Engineering Tawe House, Alloy Industrial Estate

Swansea
SA8 4EN

Disability confident

No, we are not 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

Suitable candidates may be invited to an informal interview at the training provider (XR Training) before having their CV forwarded directly to the employer. This will be to ensure suitability for the apprenticeship programme. You will then be under consideration for final interview which will take place at the employers' premises. If selected, the training provider will contact you with details of the interview.

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