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Liberty Steel offers rewarding, well-paid careers for talented people. Opportunities exist at our Operations in Motherwell and Cambuslang for Craft Engineering Apprentices. 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

Liberty Steel UK annually recruits Apprentices onto government approved development programmes, tailored to meet the aspirations and needs of both yourselves and the Liberty business. The Engineering apprenticeship is an in-depth programme providing you with the skills and expertise required to become a Mechanical or Electrical Engineer. 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.

Apprentice Profile

Martin Aerospace, established in 1993, is a highly successful, profitable and growing business located in the industrial belt of Scotland, an area renowned for its engineering expertise. The Company is a strategic manufacturer and supplier of quality critical components and assemblies to the aerospace industry, and through consistent and sustained performance on quality and service we have secured top rated supplier status with our customers. Our customers are some of the biggest and best names in the industry, and we are proud to be associated with these companies whose names are synonymous with quality and integrity. Our customers are high technology businesses operating in a dynamic and highly competitive market. Their success depends on state of the art products, on time deliveries and meeting the most demanding quality standards in the industry. Our success comes from working closely with them, and playing our part in their mission. Our manufacturing equipment and processes are state of the art, and our portfolio of quality approvals National, International, and Customer specific bear witness to the standing of our business in the industry.

Apprentice Opportunity

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

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 15th June 2018

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

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 Mechanical Maintenance Engineering Apprentice for their Recycling & Renewable Energy Centre Facility (REC) in Glasgow. 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.


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East Kilbride & District Engineering Group Training Association Ltd. is committed to being an Equal Opportunities employer and all applicants for positions will receive equal and fair treatment irrespective of gender, marital status, race, colour, nationality or ethnic origin, sexuality, age, disability or religion and will not be disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be relevant to performance in work or training with the Association.

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