You will gain experience in all engineering departments of the business and become proficient in the commissioning / testing of control equipment and the design and testing of control panels.
You will also learn how to configure PC based graphic supervisors which are used to monitor and control heating, hot water and ventilation plant in a building.
SES have trained and developed technical apprentices who now hold key positions within business. They pride themselves on providing support and opportunities to allow people to develop to their full potential.
The business is focused on offering customers the best possible product solutions to technical specifications, this is followed by first class support after installation.
Duties will include :
Gain a good understanding of SES’s manufacturing and installation activities
Interpret inbound information provided by the engineering team
Plan and obtain all the resources required to undertake the work activity
Carry out the required tests and checks including performance, quality and compliance using the correct procedures and processes
Support internal and external customers with technical data and support at the appropriate times
Solve engineering problems using a logical approach to problem solving using approved diagnostic methods and techniques
Deal promptly and effectively with engineering problems
Be responsible and demonstrate resilience whilst applying a disciplined approach working diligently at all times
Learn how to programme and configure PC based graphic supervisors
Training to be provided :
Throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship you will be required to attend PETA’s Havant training centre for off-the-job training.
The majority of skills development training in years 2, 3 and 4 will be completed with your employer at your place of work.
You will work towards the following qualifications :
You will be employed whilst you are completing your apprenticeship. This will include 18 months of day release training at PETA Ltd where you will complete your Level 2 Advanced Engineering (Foundation Competence) qualification. This will include :
Maintaining electrical equipment / systems
Maintaining electronic equipment / systems
Producing CAD models (drawings) using a CAD system
Producing components using hand fitting techniques
Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety
Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
Using and communicating technical information
Conducting business improvement activities
Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment
General turning, milling and welding applications
You will then pass through the foundation Gateway and progress onto your Level 3 development programme and complete :
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development
You will also achieve Functional Skills in Maths and English at level 2 (if you have not already achieved C+ or a Grade 4+ in these disciplines).
Skills required :
You will enjoy communicating with others and working collaboratively
You will possess a good logical approach to problem solving
Be objective when making decisions
Have an awareness of H&S issues regarding working
The ability to understand and act on technical information is desirable
Customer facing skills will be beneficial
Personal qualities :
Good attention to detail
Accept personal responsibility for managing time and workload
Be focused, self-motivated, trustworthy with a team player mentality
Be organised with ability to plan activities
Be able to anticipate possible problems in advance
Be able to work to deadlines
Be personally responsible
Be able to demonstrate resilience
Qualifications required :
4 GCSE's at grade C or above (or equivalents) to include Maths, English (and Physics preferable)
Any engineering experience or qualifications will be looked upon favorably
20 days paid holiday plus 8 statutory days holiday
Allowances for site visits
Pension Scheme (once you meet the qualification criteria)
Free onsite parking
Future Prospects :
SES want to re-establish a robust apprenticeship programme and are committed to producing a skilled and motivated workforce.
SES want to develop their apprentices with a view to building a diverse, experienced and qualified workforce with progression routes available within the business for the right candidate.