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Apprentice Fitter - Brandon Hire Station

£13,146 - £13,790
Vp plc

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Plant Maintenance, Level:3 Apprenticeship

Duration: 3 years

Qualifications Required - GCSE Maths & English – Grades 4 and above

Achieve your career goals on our Apprenticeship programme

You will be provided with on-the-job training in the workplace working towards a recognised qualification whilst at the same time gaining valuable, paid work experience.

What the Apprenticeship will offer:

Year 1 - Under the guidance of your line manager you will undertake basic tasks such as inspecting plant machinery for operational serviceability in the workplace. You will also attend block release training at Myerscough College in Preston for 16 weeks during Year 1. Accommodation and travel are paid for by the CITB.

Year 2 - You will build on Year 1 experience and will be tasked with diagnosing faults, repairing and servicing plant machinery.

There will be continued study on block release towards your NVQ Level 2 with you attending 10 weeks at Myerscough College.

Year 3 - You will have more responsibility which will include determining and advising on the viability of repair or replacement for returning plant machinery. You will develop your skills to include understanding more complex diagnosis and repair of plant machinery.

During Year 3 there will be continued study on block release towards your NVQ Level 3 with you attending 10 weeks at Myerscough College.

What we are looking for:

Good communication skills
The ability to work well within a team
Any relevant work experience organised through school or college whilst beneficial to your application is not essential.
A genuine enthusiasm and interest in Plant Maintenance, a hands on approach is required along with the motivation, commitment and effort to ensure you get the most out of your apprenticeship.

How to apply:

To apply for this role and find out more information, please click on the apply button below.

We recommend that you do this as soon as possible. You will be asked to submit your personal details and why you want to apply for our Apprenticeship.

Use your covering letter to tell us:

Why you want to work in Plant Maintenance and why you want to do an Apprenticeship.
What interests you have outside of school, college or work that support your interest in Plant Maintenance

Closing Date: Applications are open until the 18 July 2019.

The next steps in our application process:

If you are selected we will contact you for a short telephone interview and if you are shortlisted we will invite you to one of our Assessment Centres in July 2019.

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