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Apprentice Profile

Candidates will work towards SVQ's at levels 2 & 3.The will also be required to obtain a suitable academic qualification in an engineering discipline to at least National Certificate (NC) level. Candidates will receive comprehensive training at both EKGTA and the employer's premises.

Apprentice Opportunity

Viridor are looking to recruit a Maintenance Engineering Apprentice for their Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Dunbar. As an engineering apprentice you will be expected to be adaptable to learning new skills and processes and play an active role in ensuring the safe running of the plant.

Apprentice Criteria

It is preferred that candidates have or expect to gain National 5 Grades in English, Maths, Physics and Craft/Technical subjects at Band C (or above). Higher level qualifications would be an advantage. It is also preferred that they will be literate, numerate with some computing and keyboard skills. Candidates also must have good personal presentation and communications skills.

Apprentice Profile

Waukesha Bearings is a market leader in custom engineered fluid film bearings and magnetic bearing systems for high performing turbomachinery. Our highly specialized bearing solutions reflect more than 65 years of expert engineering and refinement. The company is seeking to recruit a Manufacturing Engineering Apprentice to be based at their facility in Glasgow. 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

This opportunities are for a full Modern Apprenticeship programme culminating in the attainment of an SVQ level 2 and SVQ level 3 in Mechanical Manufacture Engineering, and a NC in Manufacturing Engineering, with the expectation that candidates continue to HNC level. Full training will be given both onsite and at our training provider (EKGTA) in East Kilbride. On successful completion of the programme, candidates would receive the appropriate certification and become a fully qualified engineer.

Apprentice Criteria

Candidates for these apprenticeship opportunities must have, or expect to pass at least 4 National 5 (or equivalent) grades at Level C or better. Subjects should include Maths, English, Physics or Chemistry and or a technical subject. Higher qualifications would be a distinct advantage.

Apprentice Profile

The Weir Group 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 18th May 2018


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