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Automation Engineering Apprentice

TGW Group
Closing date
25 May 2022

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Start Date
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During this 4 year apprenticeship, you will learn the skills required to become a Mechatronics Maintenance Technician with the long-term goal of becoming a fully trained Engineer. The apprenticeship will provide you with a fully funded, nationally recognized qualification of a Level 3 Diploma in AME (Advanced Manufacturing Engineering) and a BTEC level 3 Diploma in Engineering.

As an Apprentice, you will spend the first 42 weeks working full time in a training environment allowing you to gain the foundational skills required. In year two, you will spend 1 day per week in the classroom and 4 days per week working in one of the LTS (Lifetime Services) departments such as, Mobile Services, Technical Support, PLC / WCS Support, Onsite Services or Process engineering alongside fully qualified engineers. This will sometimes mean travel to our resident sites and support visits with the customer support team.

On a daily basis, you will gain knowledge of the job, our equipment, and business and have the chance to put into practice the theory you have learned in the classroom. During your 3rd year, you will move into your chosen or selected career path department.

By the end of your apprenticeship, you will have the skills needed to support and work in one of the following LTS Departments Mobile Services, Technical Support, PLC / WCS Support, Onsite Services, or Process engineering.

Main Responsibilities

Undertake engineering training as directed by the business

Attend our training partners' facilities to undertake Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (AME) training and maintain a portfolio of work

Work in a safe manner and follow all health & safety requirements including risk assessments, safe systems off work, and control of substances hazardous to health requirements

Maintain and submit an accurate weekly timesheet

Develop knowledge of TGW, its departments, and products

Regularly update and maintain a personal copy of the TGW departmental skills matrix

Have visibility and working knowledge of the TGW cultural charter

Be responsible for own travel to and from site

Actively engage with your mentor

Whilst on-site, carry out work as directed by the site resident engineer

About You

* Do you have GCSE's grade 5-9 (or A-C) equivalent?

* Do you like fixing or improving things?

* Are you dedicated to your studies?

* Are you comfortable spending a year in College, staying in halls of residence?

If you can answer yes to all of these questions, then this might be the role for you.

We offer an enthusiastic person who has a passion for engineering the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in a growing industry.

You will come out of your apprenticeship with the skills to be able to start a fantastic career in your chosen field.

Whilst learning you will be earning a competitive salary, gaining knowledge from industry experts and understanding how the workplace functions
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