What will the apprentice be doing?
General drafting and change control duties in support of Leading Designers and Design Engineers, in execution of engineering solutions to Design Project Requests (DPR's) in the Design Office. This will include expediting and processing changes throughout the business.
Data input and maintenance of the PDM system and associated records in the ERP system (AX).
Bill of materials changes (BOM).
Supporting activities of other office support staff.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Level 4 Engineering Manufacturing Technician Higher apprenticeship apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.
You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession. You will experience a blended learning model. You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.
At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
On successful completion of the apprenticeship there will be opportunities for continuing professional development and progression within the Company. We expect our apprentice to undertake the HND Level 5 top-up qualification in the final year of their apprenticeship.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
IT skills, Attention to detail, Number skills, Self-Motivated
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science (Grade C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Technology (Grade C) Essential