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Apprentice Profile

One of the leading operators in this specialist field, Altard Motherwell Bridge Ltd.’s Storage Tank business has the benefit of over 100 years’ experience, delivering a remarkable variety of specialist solutions across the globe. The only UK Tank company to maintain its own in-house design and engineering business for tanks design and construction. The company is seeking to recruit an Apprentice Computer Aided Design (CAD) Engineer to be based at our premises in Motherwell If you are interested and fulfil the following criteria then please apply, highlighting any specific qualities or hobbies undertaken which are engineering related and explain why you wish to pursue a career in engineering.

Apprentice Opportunity

These opportunities are for a full Modern Apprenticeship programme culminating in the attainment of an SVQ level 2 and SVQ level 3 in Engineering Technical Support (CAD), and an NC in Engineering Systems (Mechanical), and the progression onto an HNC in CAD. Full training will be given both onsite and at our training provider; East Kilbride and District Group Training Association (EKGTA)based in East Kilbride. On successful completion of the programme, candidates would receive the appropriate certification and become a fully qualified engineer.

Apprentice Criteria

The successful applicant would be expected to hold 4 National 5 Grades at Level C or above, in Maths, English and a Science subject (preferably Physics) or technical subject (Graphical Communications) Higher qualifications would be an advantage. Closing Date for applications – 31/5/19

Apprentice Profile

You must have the following personal characteristics: 1. Enthusiastic with a drive to learn. 2. Self motivated 3. Be able to work as part of a team or upon your initiative. 4. Excellent time keeping and attendance 5. Have an interest in engineering

Apprentice Opportunity

Apprentice Mechanical Fitter :- The role will encompass the training and skills to be actively involved in the assembly and test of components on a vacuum furnace. This includes the following: • Building furnace sub-assemblies some of which can be tightly toleranced and be of both ferrous and non ferrous materials, ceramics, graphite etc. This will involve the use of a range of hand tools, lifting equipment and inspection items. • The installation of furnace services such as o Water – manifolds, pump skids and interconnections between these and the furnace. o Pneumatics –running pneumatic lines from valves, devices and air islands. o Vacuum – installation of vacuum pipelines (bolted connections) and vacuum components. o Gas – running of gas lines again to devices, using materials such as stainless steel. • Other mechanical assembly duties involving furnace components that require precision and quality workmanship. • Fault finding of mechanical systems where necessary. • Carry out inspection of component parts as required. • Vacuum and pressure test components and systems.

Apprentice Criteria

1. Logical thinker with good problem solving ability 2. Ability to work to deadlines 3. Solid education that includes passes in English, Maths and a science subject ( preferably at national 5 level or above ) Application closes on Fri 17th May 2019

Apprentice Profile

Our Engineers design, install, commission and overhaul our solutions through a comprehensive understanding of our clients’ challenges and requirements. Highly skilled, they consistently provide high quality expertise with a commitment to always delivering a first class level of client satisfaction. You’ll have lots of development opportunities, mentoring and support across the business. You’ll gain exposure to some great projects and have the opportunity to visit some of the biggest brand names and have the chance to shape the future of CPA Engineered Solutions Ltd.

Apprentice Opportunity

This year we are offering three Engineering apprenticeships across our mechanical, electrical and refrigeration departments, giving you a chance to explore our innovative technologies, inspire others and build your Engineering career future.

Apprentice Criteria

To apply we need you to have three national 5 passes in Maths, English and preferably either Physics or Chemistry.

Apprentice Profile

Eclipse Blinds offers rewarding, well-paid careers for talented people. An opportunity exists for a Multi-skilled Maintenance Technician Apprentice. Not only will you earn a salary as you gain skills, experience and qualifications, you will also be building yourself an exciting future.

Apprentice Opportunity

The Engineering apprenticeship is an in-depth programme providing you with the skills and expertise required to become a Multi skilled Maintenance Technician. Full training will be given onsite and at our Training Provider EKGTA in East Kilbride culminating in the attainment of an SVQ level 2 and SVQ level 3 in Engineering Maintenance, and a NC in Engineering, with the expectation that candidates continue to HNC level.

Apprentice Criteria

Suitable Applicants must have achieved or expect to achieve 4 National 5 Grades (or equivalent) passes at level C or above, to include Maths, English and Physics and/or a Technical subject. If you are interested and meet the criteria please apply, highlighting why you wish to pursue a career in engineering together with the qualities and competencies you believe you possess for this role. Applications close for this role on Friday 17th May 19.

Apprentice Profile

In your first year, you’ll gain a strong foundation in the practical skills you need to work on our products at our Training Provider EKGTA in East Kilbride. Over the following three years, whilst attending college on a day-release basis to gain an HNC in Engineering, you’ll continue to broaden and deepen your knowledge whilst working with some of our top engineers. Along the way, you’ll work towards completing your Apprenticeship framework.

Apprentice Opportunity

Modern Craft Apprenticeship A competitive salary starting from £11,660 per year A competitive pension, and 33 days’ holiday per year (inclusive of Bank Holidays) Career support from day one Nationally recognised qualifications 4 years programme When you’re manufacturing, inspecting or testing some of the most advanced engine parts in the world, the margin for error is, quite literally, microscopic. That’s why we invest so much in training our Craft Apprentices. We provide a salaried job and the support to gain nationally-recognised qualifications. These positions are for a full Modern Apprenticeship programme culminating in the attainment of an SVQ Level 2, SVQ Level 3, 5 Core skills at minimum level 5 and an Academic qualification ( NC Mech Eng.). Full training will be given both onsite and at our training provider (EKGTA) in East Kilbride. On completion of the programme successful candidates would achieve fully qualified Engineering status

Apprentice Criteria

Our apprentices need to be passionate about manufacturing engineering. So, you should be an analytical, motivated and most importantly, endlessly curious about how things are made. Numeracy is important, and you should be a great team player. You’ll have to learn fast and have the discipline to balance studying for a qualification with the demands of your role. You’ll need a minimum three National 5 Grades (or equivalent) in Maths and English Language, plus either Engineering, Design & Technology or Science (excluding Biology), all at grade C or above (obtained or predicted). Applications close on Friday 14th June 2019

Apprentice Profile

We are looking for an enthusiastic Engineering Apprentice to join our busy Service Team based in Busby, Glasgow where we service and repair all types of John Deere Groundcare Turf equipment. You’ll learn to provide a high level of customer service working on a wide range of machinery including tractors, commercial mowers and utility vehicles which feature world leading design and technology. Our customers include Councils, Golf & Sports Clubs and domestic customers. As well as earn your salary you’ll gain skills, experience and qualifications for an exciting future.

Apprentice Opportunity

This Engineering apprenticeship is a full Modern Apprenticeship programme providing you with the skills and expertise required to become a skilled Technician. Full training will be given initially at our training provider (EKGTA) in East Kilbride, then while working in our Busby workshop, followed by specialist training at the ‘John Deere Academy’. On successful completion of the programme, which typically lasts 4 years, candidates will receive appropriate certification and be fully qualified.

Apprentice Criteria

Suitable applicants would hold or expect to achieve National 5 grade passes at Level C or above in Maths, English, a Science subject (preferably Physics) and a Technical subject. Higher Grade passes would be an advantage. All applicants should be well presented, have good inter personal skills, be enthusiastic and have a genuine interest in achieving an Apprenticeship with Nairn Brown (Glasgow Ltd). **** Closing Date for Applications 31st May 2019 ****

Apprentice Profile

If you are interested and fulfil the following criteria then please apply highlighting any specific qualities or hobbies you have which are engineering related and explain why you wish to pursue a career in engineering.

Apprentice Opportunity

Oil States Industries are looking for 4 Engineering Apprentices for an August 2019 start date. Successful candidates will achieve a Level 2 in Performing Engineering Operations (Foundation Training programme at EKGTA ), a minimum of a National Certificate in an Engineering discipline and a level 3 Vocational Qualification achieved during years 2,3 & 4 of the apprenticeship programme. Further study to HNC level is anticipated.

Apprentice Criteria

Applicants should be working towards or have already achieved a minimum of 5 National 5 qualifications (or equivalent) including Maths, English and a technical or science subject. Full training will be given both at our site in Whitburn and at our training provider (EKGTA) in East Kilbride. On successful completion of the programme, which typically lasts 4 years, candidates will receive the appropriate certification and become fully qualified.

Apprentice Profile

NEL, a division of TUV SUD Ltd in the UK, is an international provider of specialist technical consultancy, research, development, testing and measurement services with an excellent reputation built up over 50 years. We deliver to customers from a range of industries including Oil & Gas, Renewable & Sustainable Energy, and Government. We also have a unique responsibility as the UK National Measurement Institute for Flow. Following a recent investment to extend our world leading facilities to include a Centre of Excellence for Multiphase Flow, we now have an excellent opportunity for two engineering apprentices in technician disciplines. If you are interested and fulfil the following criteria then please apply, highlighting any specific qualities or hobbies undertaken which are engineering related and explain why you wish to pursue a career in engineering

Apprentice Opportunity

These opportunities are for a full Modern Apprenticeship programme culminating in the attainment of an SVQ level 2, SVQ level 3 and a NC & HNC in an appropriate Engineering discipline. Full training will be given both at our site in East Kilbride and at our training provider (EKGTA) in East Kilbride. On successful completion of the programme which typically lasts 4 years, candidates would receive the appropriate certification and become a fully qualified engineer.

Apprentice Criteria

Candidates for the apprenticeship opportunities must have, or expect to pass at least 4 National 5 grades at level C or better additionally 2 Higher grades, 1 of which should be either Maths, Science (preferably Physics) or a Technical subject would be advantageous.

Apprentice Profile

At our Volvo Motherwell facility in Newhouse, Lanarkshire, we design and manufacture rigid and articulated trucks for the construction, quarrying and mining industries worldwide. We are looking to recruit a total of six apprentices in craft and technician disciplines. If you are interested and fulfil the following criteria then please apply highlighting any specific qualities or hobbies you have which are engineering related and explain why you wish to pursue a career in engineering.

Apprentice Opportunity

Candidates for Craft apprenticeship opportunities must have or expect to pass at least 4 National 5 grades at level C or better (or the equivalent). Subjects should include English, Maths and a science or technical subject. Candidates for Technician apprenticeship opportunities must have or expect to pass at least 4 National 5 grades at level C or better. Plus 2 Higher grades, 1 of which should be either Maths, Science (preferably Physics) or a Technical subject.

Apprentice Criteria

These opportunities are for a full Modern Apprenticeship programme culminating in the attainment of an SVQ level 2, SVQ level 3 and a NC in an appropriate Engineering discipline. Further studies up to HNC/HND level are anticipated. Full training will be given both at our site in Newhouse and at our training provider (EKGTA) in East Kilbride. On successful completion of the programme, which typically lasts 4 years, candidates will receive the appropriate certification and become fully qualified.

Apprentice Profile

The Weir Flow Control is one of the world’s leading engineering businesses. We are committed to creating innovative engineering solutions. We provide products and services to customers in the minerals, oil and gas and power sectors. Weir’s customer base includes the world’s largest mining houses, major oil services businesses and nuclear and conventional power generation companies. Weir is committed to going where our customers go, with a worldwide network of around 200 manufacturing facilities and service centres. The business has a presence in more than 70 countries, with over 16,300 people around the world working in three divisions: Minerals; Oil & Gas; and Flow Control. Annual revenues were more than £2.4 billion in 2014, of which almost two thirds came from the provision of services and aftermarket support. Opening exists for Craft Engineering Apprentices within the manufacturing facility in Alloa.

Apprentice Opportunity

These positions are for a full Modern Apprenticeship programme culminating in the attainment of an SVQ Level 2, SVQ Level 3 and an Academic qualification. Full training will be given both onsite and at our training provider (EKGTA) in East Kilbride. On completion of the programme successful candidates would achieve fully qualified Engineering status.

Apprentice Criteria

Candidates must have or expect to pass at least 4 National 5 Grades at Level C or above, or alternatively 4 Standard Grades at level 1 or 2 in Maths, English, Physics and /or a Technical Subject. Applications close on Friday 17th May 2019

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