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Vacancy - Apprentice Quality Engineering Technician

Tibbetts Group has been selling clutch kits and transmission parts for over 35 years and pride themselves in long term relationships with customers across the globe. They are looking to recruit an Apprentice Quality Technician in Banbury.

Closing date

30 Sep 2018

Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week
    • 40 hour week 08.30am – 5.00pm
    • Total hours per week: 40.00
  • Annual wage


  • Expected apprenticeship duration

45 months

  • Possible start date

01 Oct 2018

  • Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Positions

1 available

Vacancy description

Reporting to the Quality Control Leader, the role supports the Engineering department with its quality inspections, new projects and new product approvals. The Engineering department undertakes the development, testing and approval of TGL products, ensuring purchased products meet the required specifications.

Activities include:

  • dimensional and material inspection
  • photography
  • data recording for both existing and new products,
  • warranty returns

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A keen eye for detail
  • Good technical and problem solving skills
  • A methodical approach to data handling and recording
  • Customer focus with good communication skills
  • Moderate level Microsoft Excel skills

Personal qualities

  • A willingness and desire to learn
  • Commitment and ability to succeed
  • Self motivated
  • Good time management

Desired qualifications

A minimum of five GCSEs (or equivalent qualifications) at grade 5 and above including English, Science and Maths.

Future prospects

Following a successful apprenticeship further opportunities to develop will become available as the group continues to grow and prosper

Things to consider

This is a great opportunity for an apprentice to join our successful team. If you are hard working and prepared to go that extra mile we would like to hear from you.

About the employer




TGL has been selling clutch kits and transmission parts for over 35 years. High levels of service and quality have us to grow successfully to our present form. TGL lives and breathes 4 core values which are ownership, determination, commercially focused and high standards. We pride ourselves in our long term relationships with our customers across the globe where we continue to add value to their businesses. With sales in excess of £45m a year we have built relationships with key OE manufacturing manufacturers throughout the world. These suppliers, such as Valeo, LUK, ZF, Exedy and Aisin, have become our strategic partners. With a stock holding of over £5m not only do we cover all the leading brands, we also support customers with a generic programme for both car and commercial vehicles.


Tibbetts House

Beaumont Road


OX16 1RH

Employer's application instructions

To apply please visit our website: and complete the online application form in the Apprentice Section on the website. Your application form will be sent to prospective employers so please complete the form as accurately as you can. Please do not use text language – correct usage of upper and lower case characters is very important. This is a formal application not a message to a friend. Do not use abbreviations and check your spelling. Complete all relevant boxes on the form or enter not applicable. Give full course titles where appropriate i.e. NVQ L2 Performing Engineering Operations NOT just NVQ L2. Please give predicted grades if you are currently undertaking qualifications. Please avoid any inappropriate content within the email address. For return communication purposes a valid email address is required. Please also add onto your safe list within your email account. Check your email on a regular basis as this will be contact method for us and any prospective employer. As a precaution, you may also need to check your junk and spam folders.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Training provider

Training to be provided

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship delivered over 45 months.  First year basic training and subsequent years spent in company following company training plan. 

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering Technician

Training provider



  • Yvette Garcia-Mier
  • 01993 882008