Companies who are mainly involved in the manufacturing sector will employ the successful candidates. The potential Modern Apprenticeship could be in several discipline areas, these include: Mechanical, Electrical and Fabrication Engineering as required by trades such as Toolmaker, Turner, Fitter, Maintenance Fitter, Welder/Fabricator, Maintenance Electrician etc.
Candidates will work towards SVQ's at levels 2 & 3. The will also be required to obtain a suitable academic qualification in an engineering discipline to at least National Certificate (NC) level. Candidates will receive comprehensive training at both EKGTA and the employer's premises.
It is preferred that candidates have or expect to gain National 5 Grades in English, Maths, Physics and Craft/Technical subjects at Band C (or above). It is also preferred that they will be literate, numerate with some computing and keyboard skills. Candidates also must have good personal presentation and communications skills.