Apprenticeships Now

Hiring an apprentice is a productive and effective way to grow talent and develop a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce.

  • 86% of employers said apprenticeships helped them develop skills relevant to their organisation
  • 78% of employers said apprenticeships helped them improve productivity
  • 74% of employers said apprenticeships helped them improve the quality of their product or service

Other benefits of working with apprentices include:

  • you can adapt their training according to the needs of your business
  • they’re motivated to learn new skills
  • you can expand and upskill your workforce

Here are some apprenticeships that we are offering any time of year.

Business Administrator

Business Administrator (Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard No ST0070) supporting and engaging with different parts of the organisation and interacting with internal or external customers.

The business administrator is expected to deliver their responsibilities efficiently and with integrity – showing a positive attitude. The role involves demonstrating strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and adopting a proactive approach to developing skills. The business administrator is also expected to show initiative, managing priorities and own time, problem-solving skills, decision-making and the potential for people management responsibilities through mentoring or coaching others. This apprenticeship is delivered through regular visits from your Sigta training officer and has no college day-release requirement.

Engineering Fitter

Engineering Fitter (Level 3 – Apprenticeship Standards No ST0432) producing complex high value, low volume components or assemblies.

The broad purpose of the occupation is to produce complex high value, low volume components or assemblies in full or part, using machines, equipment or systems, to the required specification. Fitters may typically have a mechanical, electrical, electronic, control systems, pipe fitting or instrumentation bias. To produce or re-furbish the components fitters will interpret drawings/specifications and plan their work, for example ensuring they have the right tools, equipment and resources to complete the task to the required specification. Fitters are required to check their work against quality standards and make adjustments as required based on their knowledge.

Engineering Design & Draughtsperson

Engineering Design & Draughtsperson (Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard No ST0164) producing engineering designs and drawings for components and systems.

Engineering design and draughtspersons produce designs and drawings for structures, piping, electrical systems, control and instrumentation systems and mechanical components used in industrial and commercial construction. The jobholder must: Understand technical drawings and specifications and be able to create their own; identify factors likely to affect design decisions; produce CAD (computer aided design) models and engineering drawings and; be able to communicate design information to internal and external parties.

Engineering Manufacturing Technician

Engineering Manufacturing Technician (Level 4 – Apprenticeship Standard No ST0841) providing specialist technical support for engineers.

This occupation is found in large and small engineering and manufacturing organisations providing products and services throughout a wide range of sectors. The broad purpose of the occupation is to provide specialist technical support for engineers, so that organisations can develop, produce or test new/existing products, processes, or procedures to meet a customer specification in terms of quality, cost and delivery, as efficiently and effectively as possible.  Engineering Manufacturing Technicians gather information and data from a range of sources and analyse the information/data. They will make decisions, solve problems and produce and/or update technical documentation, reports or specifications covering areas such as quality, reliability, production schedules/targets, costing or other technical documentation that informs others, either internally or externally what needs to be done such as how a product must be designed, manufactured, tested, modified, maintained, stored, transported, commissioned or decommissioned. An employee in this occupation will be responsible for the quality, safety and delivery of the manufactured product or service, ensuring it is delivered to the customer on time at the agreed cost.

Get in touch and we will help recruit your apprentice, build an individual training programme, monitor and assess your apprentice towards their qualifications and provide assistance with government funding available.

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