Multi Skilled Engineering Apprentice


Stateside Foods is a leading Food Manufacturer offering an excellent working environment and great prospects. As a Multi Skilled Engineering Apprentice, you will learn both Mechanical and Electrical engineering before moving to a programme of working on site for a global organisation to support and work with an experienced engineering team.

Salary: £14,300.00

What you will do in your working day

As an apprentice you will be learning:

* Mechanical principles and techniques

* Electrical principles and techniques

* Practical workshop based activities in mechanical machining

* Practical workshop based activities in electrical wiring & testing

* Health & Safety training

* Practical training courses including manual handling, welding, hydraulics and pneumatics, abrasive wheels, gears & rig training

* Academic classes to support your learning and qualification

The training you will be getting

Apprentices will complete a programme of both theoretical and practical learning over a four-year period. Initially, based at Waterside Training undertaking broad based training during year 1 in Electrical and Mechanical techniques before moving to a programme of working on site for a global organisation with experienced engineering technician’s tackling “real life” activities. You will receive both vocational and academic training on and off site.

During the first year from September 24 to July 25 you will develop your skills and knowledge by attending Waterside Training Limited on a block release basis to carry out foundation training in Electrical and Mechanical techniques working from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Your academic training will run over the first two years from September 24 to July 26 on City & Guilds Diploma in Engineering giving both academic and workshop skills.

Additional training will also be completed during your apprenticeship to cover the requirements of the programme such as Health & Safety Training, Lean Manufacturing and or specific training as advised by the company.

From July 25 you will commence your full site based training at Stateside Foods 4 days per week with day release to continue your academic training. Your site based work will allow you to achieve the Level 3 Science Industries Manufacturing Technician standard and you will continue to attend your company site for the remainder of your apprenticeship programme and can be qualified up to HNC Level.

Whilst on site, dependent on the company, you may work a shift pattern covering 12 hours shift pattern consisting of 4 on and 4 off including a set of night shifts.

Waterside will assign you a mentor/assessor to guide you through the apprenticeship and carry out six weekly reviews along with guiding you through your standards through portfolio building, behavioural logs, technical discussions, observations to check competency levels prior to embarking on the End Point Assessment.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

To work for a leading food manufacturer offering excellent working conditions and prospects. Part of a continually expanding business. Stateside Foods is committed to employee involvement and provides a variety of career development opportunities.

Employees are actively encouraged to express their views and contribute towards business improvement through our Continuous Improvement programme, and also through the company suggestion scheme. We recognise that our most important resource is our employees. We are committed to the development of our workforce and ensure that all employees gain the necessary skills to reach their full potential.

You will be a fully HNC qualified engineer with amazing prosepcts and opportunities of career development within the Company.

Internship Application Dates

  • Date posted: 24/01/2024
  • Applications available until: Tuesday April 30th, 2024

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