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Vacancy - Apprentice Composite Technician

High Spec is a leading composites company supplying high-specification carbon fibre components to a range of industries worldwide, specialising in components for Formula One and is looking to recruit two apprentices in Bicester, Oxfordshire.

Closing date

31 May 2019

Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week
    • Monday to Friday (7:30am – 4:00pm) with 1/2 hour lunch break
    • Total hours per week: 40.00
  • Annual wage

£9,952.00

  • Expected duration

1 years

  • Possible start date

02 Sep 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Positions

2 available

Vacancy description

A Carbon Fibre/Composites manufacturing company are looking for 2 apprentices to join their team. The company works closely with the motorsport sector as well as other sectors producing high quality carbon fibre products. As a member of the Composites Team, an Apprentice will be taught the subject and disciplines including:

  • Health and Safety
  • Technical Drawings
  • Laminating
  • Templating
  • Kit Cutting
  • Breaking Out
  • Trimming
  • Fitting/Finishing
  • Bonding/Assembly
  • Inspection

As part of the apprenticeship the successful candidate(s) will be exposed to many areas and manufacturing disciplines.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Hard working, willing to learn and have the ability to work within a team. Reliable and punctual.

Personal qualities

A person that has an interest in manufacturing and motorsport. The candidate must have a keen sense of attention to detail.

Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

Progression to a Level 3 advanced apprenticeship.

Things to consider

This is practical work in a sector that is fast paced and is often working to tight deadlines.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Employer

High Spec Composites Ltd

http://www.hscomposites.co.uk/

Description

High Spec is a leading composites company supplying high-specification carbon fibre components to a range of industries worldwide, specialising in components for Formula One.

With a prime location in Oxfordshire, a newly-equipped facility and over twenty years of experience High Spec are able to offer high quality components, using the newest of technologies and materials in excellent lead time.

Currently working with six of the leading F1 teams, we understand the importance of communicating efficiently with our clients, understanding their needs, meeting deadlines and ensuring all components are completed with strict confidentiality and professionalism. 

We aim to continuously develop both skills and technologies and apply innovative methods of practice to all projects and sectors with confidence.

Address

Unit 4

Home Farm

Banbury Road

Bicester

OX27 8TG


Employer's application instructions

To apply please visit our website: theengineeringtrust.org 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 theengineeringtrust.org 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.

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

http://www.theengineeringtrust.org/apprenticeships/applynow/


Training provider

Training to be provided

Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship delivered over one year, consisting of:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations
  • Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations

Alongside a company training plan.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering Operative

Training provider

ENGINEERING TRUST TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

  • Yvette Garcia-Mier
  • 01993882008
  • y.garcia-mier@theengineeringtrust.org