Sertec - Level 3 - Toolmaker and Tool & Die Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship
Company: Sertec Group Holdings Ltd
Location: Birmingham, B46 1JU
Salary: £241.50 per week
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Application Deadline Date: 01/07/2022
Start Date: 05/09/2022
Positions Available: 3
Working Week: Mon-Thurs 8:00am-4:30pm and Fri 8:00am-12:30pm (36.50 hrs). Increases to 39hrs on return to company
Toolmakers are responsible for manufacturing and maintaining the engineering tooling used to produce components, products and assemblies. During the programme you will be supported by dedicated mentors as you undertake a variety of placements across the business.
5 GSCEs, or equivalent, at C grade or above (Grade 5-9), (including Maths, English and Science).
Sertec are looking for the best. Whilst academic success is important, so too is your drive and determination to work within the automotive engineering industry.
Sertec are also searching for people who exhibit:
A willingness to work as part of a team
An ability to take and follow instruction
Keen attention to detail
Genuine interest in engineering and technology subjects
Excellent problem solving skills
The enthusiasm to learn new things
On completion of your level 3 apprenticeship, you may also move on to study a HNC or Degree level qualification when you join the Toolmaker team as a Tool & Die Maintenance Technician.
This means that you will be qualified to fault find, diagnose and repair electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic systems.
Sertec has proven world class performance supplying quality parts to world class customers within the automotive industry. Our exceptional success is based upon our constant awareness that our people are our most valued resource and we work together to be the best at what we do!
Today we are one of the largest independent manufacturers of presswork and assemblies in Europe, producing and distributing millions of parts per week across several sites in the UK, Europe and Asia.
What Does Toolmaking involve?
Toolmakers and Tool & Die Maintenance Technicians are responsible for manufacturing and maintaining the engineering tooling used to produce components, products and assemblies.
Typical duties include:
Make or improve different types of tools to enable the production process to be as efficient as possible.
Use a variety of machinist hand tools and precision measuring instruments to compute dimensions and determine machining and materials required
Diagnose, dismantle and correct problems with machinery by making necessary repairs to return equipment to proper working order
What does a Sertec apprenticeship involve?
As an Engineering apprentice you will undertake a structured 4 year development programme, where you will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills whilst working directly with industry professionals. You will gain direct experience alongside college based learning which will provide you with the best start to your career in Engineering.
You will spend your first year at our Training Provider’s training centre completing Level 2 foundation skills and you will work towards your level 3 BTEC. On your return to company, you will complete an NVQ level 3 and dependent on your commitment and progress, you may also move on to study a HNC or Degree level qualification.
Why choose a Sertec Apprenticeship?
Sertec Apprentices will be provided with numerous opportunities to develop, throughout the programme and beyond. During the programme you will be supported by dedicated mentors as you undertake a variety of placements across the business, allowing you to learn directly from the experts. You will also gain industry recognised qualifications alongside direct experience within the automotive industry.
This apprenticeship role means undertaking placements across different sites.