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Machining Technician Apprenticeship IVOR SEARLE LTD



20th February 2024

Employer description

Ivor Searle is a long established company and the UK's leading provider of remanufactured engines, cylinder heads, turbochargers and gearboxes.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career in engineering and join Ivor Searle Ltd as one of our engine remanufacturing apprentices. We seek to offer apprenticeships to 3 potential candidates so that they can learn alongside our experienced technicians about the engineering & remanufacturing process for engines; gearboxes & turbos

Main description

Whilst training 'on the job', you will be learning the remanufacturing processes alongside our experienced technicians in each of our production departments for:

Engine stripping
Cylinder heads
Engine blocks
Engine assembly
Range development
You will be working on a variety of manual machinery and learning to measure and work to close tolerances.

Training Provided

Successful candidates commence their 48 month Engineering Technician Machinist Level 3 Apprenticeship with the college in September 2023, which will involve day release training at the college (2 days per week for year 1; 1 day per week for years 2 & 3; on site work based learning for the final year) and on the job training
Minimum qualifications required for the apprenticeship are 5 GCSEs at grade 4 & above in maths, English, IT & Science (or equivalent).  Don't worry if you don't have your grades yet, if you are due to sit your exams this year we still want to hear from you now

Entry requirements

GCSE or equivalent Maths; English; Science; +2 other GCSEs (Grade 4 and above) Essential

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Good timekeeping

Things to consider

The apprenticeships are based in Soham, Cambridgeshire and you will be required to attend college at either West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds or the North Cambs Training Centre in Chatteris

Future prospects

Further employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship may be offered to the right candidates

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 30/04/2024




This job is located in Soham, Ely, Cambs

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