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Apprentice Profile

Successful candidates will complete a 4 year apprenticeship in Engineering as a trainee Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer. They will work on the service, maintenance, fault finding & repair of a range of machine tools used in the production of semiconductor products.

Apprentice Opportunity

Diodes Semiconductors GB Ltd are recruiting Apprentice Maintenance Engineers for a start date of August 2019. Successful candidates will complete the full Engineering Modern Apprenticeship framework. Namely a Level 2 VQ in Performing Engineering Operations, All 5 Core Skills, NC & HNC In Electrical Engineering and a Level 3 VQ in Engineering Maintenance. Note:- An apprenticeship recruitment evening is planned for 27th June 2019 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the company premises, Earnhill Road, Greenock ( only guests that have registered prior to the event will be permitted ).

Apprentice Criteria

Applicants should have a minimum of 4 standard grades at 1/2 or achieved a minimum level of SCQF 5 in Maths, English and Physics or Chemistry. Diodes apprentices will be expected to travel to East Kilbride for the first 9 months of the apprenticeship programme to complete the Foundation Training ( Level 2 PEO and N.C. ) part of the apprenticeship.

Apprentice Profile

Hayward Tyler Fluid Handling Ltd. are a world leader in the design and manufacture of specialised pumps supplying a diversity of industries. Over many years we have built a solid reputation for delivering quality, reliability, world-class engineering and service to all our customers, from our manufacturing facility in East Kilbride, Scotland. The company are looking to recruit two Engineering Apprentices. One for their Manufacturing section and one for their Mechanical/Electrical Assembly section. Candidates must meet the minimum criteria of 5 suitable subjects including Maths, English and technical/.science subject. The level preferred is National 5, however, some National 4 may be adequate. The Candidate must be self motivated with an interest in an Engineering pathway/career. Candidate must demonstrated good work ethic and a disciplined approach to the requirements of the apprenticeship programme

Apprentice Opportunity

The Apprenticeship programme will give a suitable candidate the opportunity to work through a 4 year Apprenticeship in an Engineering discipline. The programme consists of a 36 weeks "off the job" training programme at the Local Engineering Training centre. This includes the college course over a 16 week block. This will result in the achievement of an NC in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. The remainder of the programme will be carried out in the company premises in East Kilbride. The opportunity at Hayward Tyler will cover a range of skills including CNC Machining, Fitting and Assembly and some basic electrical work. There may also be some form of Fabrication and Welding due to the nature of the product produced

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 level are anticipated. 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 MA programme, which typically lasts 4 years, candidates will receive the appropriate certification and become fully qualified.

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

Newsprinters is the name given to the print division of News UK operations, and a subsidiary of News Corporation. With 3 purpose built facilities located throughout the UK which house the very latest in printing technology ensuring we remain at the forefront of the newspaper printing industry. The sites comprise a total of 19 print presses, each with a speed of up to 86Kcph. Newsprinters Eurocentral has the distinction of being the home to the largest and fastest newspaper printing press in the world , with the capacity of a maximum pagination of 144 pages for each folder on a straight run. During our nightshift only production operation, we print national daily and weekly newspapers for News UK as well as other customers. Eurocentral achieved national recognition in manufacturing excellence in 2014 when we were presented with the Shingo Award, and continues to strive for continuous improvement to maintain this standard. We are currently looking to recruit a Print Technician Apprentice to join our award winning facility in Eurocentral. If you are interested and fulfil the following criteria then please apply highlighting any specific qualities or interests you have explaining why you wish to pursue a career in the Print Industry.

Apprentice Opportunity

This position is for a full Modern Apprenticeship programme culminating in the attainment of an SVQ Level 2, SVQ Level 3 and an appropriate 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 Print Technician status.

Apprentice Criteria

Candidates must have or expect to pass at least 4 National 5 Grades at Level C or above. Maths and English are required, with science and technical subjects preferable. Higher level qualifications would be an advantage. Candidates must have good communication and interpersonal skills and have a genuine interest in achieving an apprenticeship with Newsprinters. ***Applications close on 24 June 2019***

Apprentice Profile

At our facility in Bellshill, Lanarkshire, we design and manufacture rigid and flexible pipe solutions for a range of Industries that include the transport and Nuclear sectors. We are looking to recruit an Apprentice in Fabrication and Welding 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. Your studies and on-the-job experience within our Apprenticeships will lead you to achieve status of the following: Fabrication and Welding Engineer (which will be fully recognised within the industry).

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 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.

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