Engineering Craft Advanced Apprentices

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Apprenticeship summary

Preci-Spark is continuing our Apprenticeship programme by offering Craft Apprenticeships to people who are keen to learn, ambitious, well-motivated and ready to succeed in a competitive world.

Preci-Spark Limited has multiple opportunities for people looking to develop into skilled engineering craftsmen. This is achieved through structured development-based training and work experience in areas like:

  • Interpreting technical drawings
  • Welding
  • Fabrication
  • Eroding
  • Milling
  • Turning
  • Tool Making
  • Health and Safety

We offer a Craft Advanced Apprenticeship programme to level 3 in engineering and vocational training to gain NVQ qualifications. This is delivered through block or day release studies, while still in full time employment. We will get you involved with practical applications from the moment you finish your basic studies with our training partner - Loughborough College.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Practical approach
  • Problem solving
  • Self-starter
  • Good communicator
  • Listening
  • Team-player
  • Customer service
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Computer literacy

Personal qualities

Display personal qualities that demonstrate Preci-Spark’s mission statement.

“To sustain world class supplier status within the high technology engineering sector, employing best industry practices and upholding the highest professional standards to maintain market leadership” – Ralph Jones, Chairman, Preci-Spark

About the employer

Preci-Spark Ltd

Preci-Spark is a leading European contract manufacturer for the high technology industries delivering manufacturing solutions to the global market place. Established in 1960 the company employs 450 people across 6 manufacturing facilities in the United Kingdom. As a process based manufacturing specialist, Preci-Spark delivers an array of components, complex fabrications and assemblies to the Aerospace and Industrial markets. Our extensive portfolio of in-house processing capabilities allows greater production control, accelerated lead times and reduced costs. Being customer focussed in all our activities, Preci-Spark embraces the requirements defined in AS9100 Revision D. We are committed to maintaining a Quality Management System of the highest possible standard. Our core processing capabilities include: vacuum brazing, heat treatment, electro-discharge machining, laser machining, welding, CNC machining, tool making, inspection and non-destructive testing.

Apprenticeship Framework:Engineering Manufacture(Craft and Technician)
Weekly Wage: £222.00
Working Week: Mon - Thurs - 7.45 am - 4.30 pm, Fri - 7.45 am - 11.45 am
Apprenticeship duration: 36 months
Possible start date: 03-06-2019
Level: Advanced

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