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Job title:
Apprentice Fabricator/Welder (Level 2)


Vacancy description:
The successful applicant will be working in a small but busy structural fabrication workshop alongside fully qualified fabricator/welders. During your apprenticeship period you will be learning how to work from engineering drawings to fabricate individual structural pieces of various sizes.


Qualifications required:
GCSE Grade C or above in English, Maths and Science

Salary: Competitve
Working week: 39 hours
Other benefits and holidays 31 days holiday pa


Training offered:

The apprentice will be in instructed in the use of static cutting machine(bandsaws), the use of flame cutting equipment, grinding and milling machines. Tuition in welding using MIG welding plant will also be given. Two days per week will be spent at The JCB Academy.


Skills required:

  • Be able to understand CAD drawings
  • Have attention to detail
  • Be punctual
  • Prepared to become part of a team but have the ability to work without supervision
  • Have good physical fitness. The work can be demanding, physically and mentally
  • It would be advantageous to live in or near Newcastle under Lyme

It is anticipated that the applicant will reach a standard in welding where they will be able to complete an external welding test to BS EN ISO 9606 coded welding. Initially working in a team, the apprentice will ultimately be responsible for their own projects.


Please apply in writing to Mrs D Ross, The JCB Academy, Mill Street, Rocester. ST14 5JX. Your covering letter should be no more than one side of A4. Tell us something about yourself and your interests. We would also like a copy of your CV.


Deadline for applications: 25 January 2016

Job title:
Mechanical Engineering Apprentice (Level 3)


Vacancy description:
We have an opening for an engineering apprentice within our manufacturing division. Mentored placements are available in the following areas; process planning, engineering design, problem solving and quality assurance.


Duties Include:

  • Operating, setting and programming automated turning machines – manufacturing and processing parts
  • Material Handling
  • Tool management- manufacturing, constructing, inspecting, commissioning and repairing cutting tools
  • Maintenance
  • Working to health and safety regulations
  • Quality Assurance
  • To ensure all product and administration disciplines are met, in line with Quality Standard requirements
  • Applying the principles of lean manufacturing

Qualifications required:
A Level, at Grade A* to C including English, maths and science

Salary: Competitve
Working week: 35 hours
Other benefits and holidays 1 hour for lunch, work workwear provided
Holidays – 31 including Bank Holidays


Training offered:
The apprentice will undertake training, attend courses and carry out such work as specified in the apprentice’s personal training plan. Two days per week will be spent at The JCB Academy.


Skills required:
You’ll be analytical, methodical and good at solving problems, as well as articulate, driven and a fast learner.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to become a valuable team Member, with opportunities to progress within the business.


Please apply in writing to Mrs D Ross, The JCB Academy, Mill Street, Rocester. ST14 5JX. Your covering letter should be no more than one side of A4. Tell us something about yourself and your interests. We would also like a copy of your CV.


Deadline for applications: 25 January 2016

Apprenticeship Vacancies 2016

As at 19th March 2015

Address your letter of application (no more than 1 x A4 page) describing how you are suitable for this role, what your interests are and a list of your qualifications (known and predicted) to:
Mr J Bailey, Director of Apprenticeship Programmes, The JCB Academy, Mill Street, Rocester, Staffordshire. ST14 5JX

Job title Apprentice Fabricator/Welder (Level 2)
Vacancy description The successful applicant will be working in a small but busy structural fabrication workshop alongside fully qualified fabricator/welders.
During your apprenticeship period you will be learning how to work from engineering drawings to fabricate individual structural pieces of various sizes.
Qualifications required GCSE Grade C or above in English, Maths and Science
Salary Competitive 
Working week 39 hours
Other benefits and holidays 31 days holiday pa
Other benefits and holidays 31 days holiday pa
Training offered The apprentice will be in instructed in the use of static cutting machine(bandsaws), the use of flame cutting equipment, grinding and milling machines. Tuition in welding using MIG welding plant will also be given. Two days per week will be spent at The JCB Academy.

 

Vacancy Description Advanced Level Technician
Engineering Apprenticeship Level 3 (2 vacancies)
Employer Michelin Tyre PLC michelin.co.uk
Location Campbell Road, Stoke on Trent (will involve travel to other UK sites)
Key details This apprenticeship is a real alternative to university, and provides a genuine opportunity to learn and develop.Initially, basic
engineering training will take place at our dedicated training school. You will then advance to an on the job training role providing
engineering and maintenance support for the manufacturing workshops.
Essential skills required for specific role
  • 2 A’Levels (Maths or Physics, and Science/Engineering)
  • 6 GCSE’s at Grade A/B including Maths, English and Science/Technical subject
  • Enthusiastic and inquisitive
  • Meticulous, methodical and an eye for detail
Closing Date for applications 17 April 2015

 

Vacancy Description Mechanical/Electrical Fitter
Engineering Apprenticeship Level 3 
Employer Tapchanger Services Ltd www.tapchangerservices.co.uk
Location Brookside Road, Uttoxeter
Key details This specialist engineering company is looking to recruit a Mechanical/Electrical Apprentice Fitter to install electrical equipment
between 33KV and 400KV. Working within the power generation industry mainly in the UK for also worldwide. You will be carrying
out repairs and maintenance of electrical equipment on and off site under supervision, ensure quality and safety standards are
adhered to and promote the company by providing the best possible service to our clients.
Essential skills required for specific role
  • Must be capable or reading, understanding and working to and producing technical engineering drawings
  • Using a CAD system
  • Have flexibility to work across the UK
  • Be reliable, organised and motivated
  • Ability to keep calm under pressure
Closing Date for applications 17 April 2015

 

Vacancy Description CNC Machinist(Advanced)
Engineering Apprenticeship Level 3 
Employer Rakeway Ltd
www.rakeway.co.uk
Location Cheadle, Stoke on Trent
Key details A small company undertaking bespoke and production automotive and race engineering projects. You will learn about
all aspects of CNC machining with a view to becoming a fully competent designer, machinist and fabricator.
Essential skills required for specific role
  • 3 GSCE’s at C grade or higher (Maths and Physics preferable)
  • Self-motivated and reliable
  • Keen interest in motorsports
  • A Y13 student
Closing Date for applications 17 April 2015

 

All Intermediate Level learners attending The JCB Academy Apprentice Programme who have below a ‘C’ grade or equivalent at GCSE Level in English and Mathematics will be given tuition to gain these qualifications. All learners will also be entered for a Level 2 ICT Functional Skill qualification.

Required entry level for Advanced Level learners: Completion of an Intermediate Apprenticeship or a ‘Higher Paper’ C grade or above in Mathematics, C Grade or above in either English Literature or Language.