Apprentice Engineering Fitter - Mechanical SOUTHAMPTON MARINE SERVICES LTD

Southampton Marine Services Ltd

Apprentice Engineering Fitter - Mechanical SOUTHAMPTON MARINE SERVICES LTD


Southampton Marine Services Ltd, Regent's Park, City of Southampton

  • Full time
  • U
  • Onsite working
  • Apprenticeship programme

Posted 2 weeks ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 17ee50f39da94c999a8c7240b38eb1e4

Full Job Description

The Mechanical Fitter role involves:

· Working from engineering drawings, data and documentation in order to undertake the manufacture, installation, this will involve:

· Testing, commissioning, fault diagnosis, maintenance, overhaul and removal of mechanical and fluid power equipment.

· This can include propulsion machinery and auxiliary systems (such as water, air conditioning and power generation). It requires knowledge and expertise in the use of common and specialist machine and hand tools, and the use of a variety of measuring and diagnostic equipment and processes to ensure individual components and assemblies meet the required specification.

· The Mechanical Fitter must comply with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements and will be expected to work both individually and as part of a team.

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Punctual and positive attitude, GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4+) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5+) Essential

All Apprentices will complete a Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard programme. This will include a full-time period of practical workshop based 'off-the-job' training at SETA's Apprenticeship Centre in Southampton.

Apprentices will also complete a knowledge qualification (depending on your prior attainments) where you will be required to attend SETA one day a week over two academic years.

After your initial training at SETA, you will remain with SMS to further develop your skills ultimately leading to your End Point Assessment.

To achieve full certification, SETA will make regular visits during the Apprentices time in the workplace to ensure they are developing all the required skills within the Standard, including the specified behaviours and checking your theory knowledge via professional discussions.

All training culminates in your EPA, these final tests are administered by an independent assessment organisation and take place in the last three months of the apprenticeship., The SMS Group are a multi-discipline marine engineering services provider that supports the marine industry with ship repair and marine/civil engineering activities including welding and fabrication, mechanical, electrical and hydraulic engineering services and outfit works.

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training

  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field

  • industry or sector experience