The position is a modern apprenticeship To participate in on-the-job training in the use of various hand tools, basic machining skills, fitting and assembly, test and measuring equipment and fabrication techniques as used in various areas and departments.
To participate in on-the-job training in the use of various hand tools, basic machining skills, fitting and assembly, test and measuring equipment and fabrication techniques as used in various areas and departments.
To contribute to programming and progressing jobs within the production office, generating work packages for the workshop.
Develop an understanding of the Company process and procedure in order to understand their support requirements.
HadFab is an equal opportunities employer in all respects.
The apprenticeship is 4 years total
First year – 3 days a week at college/2 days at HadFab
Second year - 2 days a week at college/3 days at HadFab beginning L3 qualification in the workplace through to year 4.
There is the prospect of attending college 1 day at week in year 3 & 4 – see training qualification section below.
The training will take the form of a Modern Apprenticeship (4 Years) and will lead to a formal qualification of SVQ level 2 Mechanical and 3 Technical support, NC Mechanical with the possibility of progressing to a HNC level in years 3 & 4.
Learn how to use software packages to support production activities.
The Training provider is EDETA. (1st year at Edinburgh College SVQ level 2 part time and 2nd year for NC part time at Edinburgh College Mid Lothian Campus) Remaining time at HadFab in the workshop, completing SVQ L3 in Technical/Support year 2 through to year 4
You’ll have a head start in this vacancy if you’ve completed a Foundation Apprenticeship in a related field. We’ll need you to provide evidence of your qualification and show you gained the relevant skills from your placement
Hold a minimum of 4 National 5’s (or Equivalent) or above such as Maths/English/Chemistry or Tech Studies and/or a relevant NC qualification.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to use your own initiative and a strong drive to succeed are all essential.
Enthusiasm for engineering and a determination to learn.
Self starter and motivated person.
Ability to get on with colleagues and customers
Commitment to upholding high health and safety standards
Responsibility, reliability and dedication.
Working with experienced planners/programmers and fabrication staff in an engineering environment where attention to health and safety is critical.
Apprentices may move forward to become our future managers and engineers therefore those to which it is suited may move on to complete HND/ Degree level status subject to gaining an HNC.