- NAS Reference
- Weekly wage
39.00 per week
- Working Week
Days and shifts to be confirmed.
- Date Posted
- Start Date
- Expected Duration
Now Taking Applications
- Employment Type
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
COLSON X-CEL LIMITED
Description of Opportunity
Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship at the AMRC is a relevant pathway to a career within Colson X-Cel. Here you’ll produce complex, high value, low volume components and assemblies (using machines, equipment or systems) in order to produce customer orders on time and to the required high-quality standards.
For more information about this vacancy please contact Recruitment Team
firstname.lastname@example.org - THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD (Ref ID: VAC001828506)
Strong numeracy and communication skills
Good standard of practical IT skills
Excellent timekeeping skills
Advanced Apprenticeships entry requirements:
A minimum of 3 GCSEs at grades C/5 or above (or equivalent), including mathematics, English and science, technology, or engineering-related subject.
Applicants are required to successfully complete the AMRC and employer recruitment and selection process to secure a place on an apprenticeship programme.
Is reliable, with effective time management skills and the ability to prioritise
Willingness and ability to follow management directions to achieve results
Enthusiasm and desire to learn
Ability to work alone and part of a team
Interest in and has some experience of STEM related activities and experience either from school or work experience. Has a basic understanding of the concept of engineering manufacturing
Demonstrates accuracy and attention to detail – has good hand to eye coordination (for working with small components)
During the first year you will be required to attend the University of Sheffield AMRC Training Centre in Sheffield, full time for an initial block of study.
One Friday per month you will return to your workplace.
After the initial block training you will attend the AMRC Training Centre for one day a week to undertake the knowledge study.
The remaining four days will be spent in company learning on the job.
Completion of this apprenticeship is just the start of your career and can open the door to many more opportunities, such as Engineering Management and Project Engineering positions across a range of sectors.
The X-Cel Group, consisting of X-Cel Superturn and Vector X-Cel and Colson X-Cel is a long-established group of companies who manufacture high specification component parts and assemblies. Colson X-Cel (with X-Cel Superturn) is based in the national hub of engineering expertise – the Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) S60 5FS.
The business manufactures onsite, distributing to blue chip organisations globally. A high proportion of our employees are apprentice-trained and for those who consistently display the positive attributes and share our strive to achieve and deliver excellent results, a career path is possible as the X-Cel Group continues to grow.
You will be joining a motivated and efficient team, working to meet the customer deadlines and requirements on a daily/weekly basis. We look forward to meeting highly motivated individuals who are looking to commit to a challenge and long-term career with our business. Full training will be provided.