Job Title : Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems - Engineering Technician Apprenticeship
Employer : Knorr Bremse Rail Systems
Location : Hampton Park East, Wiltshire, SN12 6TL
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Engineering Technician
Sector : Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00128
Brief Description : The Knorr-Bremse Engineering Technician Apprenticeship programme delivers training focused on building the skills employers' require for the future, providing apprentices with the foundation to fulfil their potential
Qualifications Required : 3 GCSEs at 9 – 4 / A* - C (5 or above preferred), ideally to include maths, English language, and Science, or equivalent related qualification.
Vacancy Detail : More than a billion people worldwide rely daily on Knorr-Bremse systems. Knorr-Bremse is the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles. As a technology pioneer, for over 100 years Knorr-Bremse has been a driving force in the development, production and sale of modern braking systems for a variety of applications in the area of rail and commercial vehicles.
What will the apprentice be doing?
Your first year will be based at our training provider Make UK completing a range of modules across disciplines such as assembly, mechanical and electrical/electronics engineering.
Year 2 onwards will be based primarily at our Melksham site and will include:
General assembly of products to the required specification
Testing of products to the appropriate testing standards
Reviewing and interpeting engineering drawings
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Engineering Basic Skills training – off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham.
NVQ level 3 in Engineering
A Technical Certificate: BTEC Diploma or City & Guilds Level 3 in Engineering
Ongoing internal company training
Functional Skills at Level 2 in English, Maths and ICT (if required)
Outward Bound – team working skills – 1 week away from home and work
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Hard working, dedicated individuals will have the chance to continue studying their HNC/HND (foundation degree level) qualification.
Depending on the modules completed at Make UK, apprentices will be able to work with their mentor to identify the most appropriate career path for them within Knorr-Bremse.
Positions Available : 5
Working Week : Year 1 - Residential at Make UK. Year 2+ Mon - Thur 7:30 - 16:00 & Fri 07:30 - 12:30
Salary : £224.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 31/03/2020
Possible Start Date : 07/09/2020
Skills Required : Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Leadership, Technically Minded
Training to be Provided : This 4 year programme will include:
• Engineering Basic Skills training – off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham
• NVQ Level 3 in Engineering
• A Technical Certificate (BTEC Diploma Level 3 in Engineering)
• In house training in line with your requirements.
Other Information : To apply, please send a copy of your CV to Knorr-Bremse's recruitment team at: Apprenticeship.RESMLK@knorr-bremse.com.
Things to consider : During the first year of your apprenticeship you will be based at our training provider Make UK in Birmingham. This will be residential based with accommodation, food and travel expenses covered by Knorr-Bremse.
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