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Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship

Employer
Welsh Government
Location
Tri-Wall Tri-wall Europe Ltd, 77, Wonastow Road, NP25 5TW
Salary
Apprenticeship rates
Closing date
31 May 2022

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Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
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Job Details

About the apprenticeship

Duties

We are currently recruiting Engineering Apprentices to join our maintenance team at Tri-Wall UK, Monmouth. You will be learning how to maintain both plant and equipment in the packaging industry in a fast paced and varied Engineering environment.
Engineering apprenticeships are four-year schemes that will help you achieve a variety of qualifications. You will aim to achieve a Level 3 BTEC, Level NVQ 3 Extended Diploma and a Higher National Certificate in your chosen discipline. The first 2 years are spent on a block release programme. 50% of the time spent at Newport and District Group Training Association (NDGTA) Cwmbran developing your basic engineering skills and completing your academic study. The remaining years are spent at our site in Monmouth gaining first-hand experience of your chosen trade whilst attending college on a day release basis.

Requirements

Skills

• Have a minimum, five passes at GCSE, grades A-C(achieved or predicted), including the following subjects:
- English Language
- Mathematics
- A technical subject as CDT, Graphic Communications, Engineering Science or Product Design.
• Be enthusiastic and determined to succeed.
• Self-motivated to ensure college deadlines are met.
• Have a hands on approach and a practical mind.
• Evidence of practical skills or hobbies to demonstrate this would be an advantage.
• Have an inquisitive nature.

Qualifications

• Have a minimum, five passes at GCSE, grades A-C(achieved or predicted), including the following subjects:
- English Language
- Mathematics
- A technical subject as CDT, Graphic Communications, Engineering Science or Product Design.

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
NDGTA

Qualification:
Engineering Apprenticeship

About the employer

Tri-Wall Tri-wall Europe Ltd, 77,
Wonastow Road,

NP25 5TW

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

The closing date is 11th July 2022. Successful applicants will undergo aptitude testing at NDGTA, Cwmbran followed by face to face interviews at Tri-Wall Monmouth.

Company

Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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