- GMFJ Reference
37.00 per week
- Date Posted
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Now Taking Applications
Engineering & Manufacturing
- Employment Type
Advanced Level 3
Description of Opportunity
Pall Aerospace offer a bespoke Advanced Apprentice pathway into a career as a professional design engineer, with both practical on the job training and formal qualifications. This is a four-year programme that will see you spend time in both our manufacturing facility in Cornwall and design office in Hampshire.
Basic Training (1 year): Attend block release at SETA Ltd in Southampton, where you will experience all aspects of engineering principles and practices e.g. Fabrication, Fitting, Turning, Milling, Electrical/Electronics, Computers. In addition, you will commence a Level 3 Diploma in Engineering (formerly known as a BTEC/ONC qualification) or top-up existing modules as required.
Design Engineering (Years 2 and 3) Your second and third year training is designed to provide you with the expertise, confidence and ability to work within a variety of functions across the Aerospace business. This will be based at Pall Aerospace's Manufacturing facility in Redruth, Cornwall. As well as this opportunity to practice and extend skills acquired during basic training, you shall continue to submit work and be evaluated by SETA as part of your apprenticeship framework. You will also undertake a Higher National Certificate in Mechanical and Production Engineering at the Cornwall College in Camborne on a day release basis.
Your fourth-year training will be in the Design Office at Pall’s Portsmouth facility - (Year 4). Here you will develop an understanding of design practices and techniques, applying the practical learnings gained in years 1 to 3 to the design of Aerospace equipment.
You will also have opportunity to progress your HNC certificate to an HND / foundation Degree level through Alton College (University of Portsmouth) in Hampshire on a block / day release basis.
You will conclude your apprenticeship as a Design and Draughtsperson and join either the Concurrent Engineering Group based at Redruth or the Design Office based in Portsmouth (Appropriate vacancy dependant).
For more information about this vacancy please contact SETA Training and Advisory Services Ltd on '+441614809822 (Ref ID: 125137)
Good logical skills and ‘working outside the box’ mentality
Good numerical, organisational and analytical skills
Experience of working directly with customers would be an advantage
General workshop experience would be a great help
Good interpersonal, communication and report writing skills
6 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grades A-C, level 5 and above (or predicted) including English language, maths and a science subject. You will be required to pass SETA’s aptitude tests prior to an interview.
Working with SETA, our training provider, Pall Aerospace has designed a training programme that will give you the essential, practical skills and theory knowledge you will need as well as working towards recognised qualifications.As part of your Advanced Apprenticeship, you will work towards a BTEC in Engineering on block release basis as well as a Level 3 Standard in the workplace. Initially there will be a period of full-time attendance to SETA to attain training and certification relating to the level 2 standard in Engineering.The Advanced Apprenticeship will culminate in a 3 part ‘Independent End Point Assessment’, consisting of 10 a professional discussion, 2) a theory test and finally 3) a practical test. All 3 parts must be achieved to successfully complete your apprenticeship.You will also be expected to achieve (or have previously attained) the Literacy and Numeracy qualifications at level 2 required of the Advanced Apprenticeship.You will also undertake a Higher National Certificate in Mechanical and Production Engineering at the Cornwall College in Camborne, on a day release basis during year 2 and 3.Furthermore, in year 4, you will have opportunity to progress your HNC certificate to an HND / foundation Degree level through Alton College (University of Portsmouth) in Hampshire on a block / day release basis. For the right candidate, there may be the opportunity to work towards a Degree qualification in due course.
A genuine interest in engineering
A self-starter and good team worker
It is hoped that the successful applicant will stay and grow experience with Pall Aerospace as there are possible opportunities across our world-wide business for the right person.