Engineering Apprenticeship

Engineering Apprenticeship

Location Poole, Dorset
Salary £9360

This is the ideal opportunity for you to gain a level 2 qualification in Engineering, whilst earning money and gaining valuable hands-on experience within a growing international business.

This full-time Engineering Apprenticeship is based in our Poole head office. This is not an average apprenticeship, it’s your chance to take the first steps of a successful career within Engineering.

Is this a company you could kick-start your career with? 

You will be supported by our 28 years of experience and will benefit from the knowledge that has been built up through our growth so far; thriving through two recessions and expanding into Europe and the USA. Like many successful companies in the technology industry, we know that continued evolution and innovation are vital, so you'll be joining a forward-thinking culture, a place where you can learn and develop key skills, and also be supported in implementing your own ideas. 

What will the apprenticeship involve? 

You will be based in our Production Team learning each area of the refurbishment and repair function in full. You’ll gain responsibility for a wide range of tasks, including; disassembling, assessing, cleaning, reassembling and testing ATM electronics components and module parts. In addition to developing engineering skills you’ll be given opportunities to develop commercial acumen and soft skills such as delivering presentations and training others.

Alongside the training and mentoring you’ll receive at TestLink, you’ll spend one day per week at Bournemouth & Poole Colleague, participating in lessons and workshops. After 24 months you will achieve a qualification covering these main topics;

• Using and communicating technical information
• Produce Mechanical engineering drawings using a CAD system
• Producing Mechanical Assemblies
• Principles of Engineering Technology 
• Maintenance of mechanical devices and equipment 

Is this role right for you? 

To get the most from this apprenticeship opportunity, you’ll need good organisational skills, great attention to detail, good mechanical aptitude and be comfortable using different tooling and equipment. You have a logical approach and a natural interest in how things work.

This is a proactive and hands-on role and would suit you if you have a passion for engineering and want to build a career.  

You’ll need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or 4 and above or equivalent, including English, Maths.

The Package

In addition to success, job satisfaction, lots of support and training, you'll also get; 

• A competitive apprentice salary of £9,360
• 23 days holiday, plus all bank holidays
• An online discount membership giving you preferential rates for high street shops, supermarkets, restaurant, hotel, car hire and much more
• Employee recognition awards, long service bonuses, rising holiday allowance and company and team events

If you are looking for an Engineering Apprenticeship with a company that rewards good work, empowers employees and provides opportunities for training and development, apply now!

What do we offer?

  • Talented and Supportive Teams
  • Investment in Training and Development
  • A Reward and Recognition Scheme
  • Staff Events and Competitions
  • Length of Service Awards
  • Bonuses and Uncapped Commission
  • Opportunities to travel
  • Support for Professional Qualifications
  • Pensions, Life Assurance and Company Sick Pay
  • Up To 25 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Free Parking and a Company Discounts Scheme
  • Work with Big Brands such as Santander

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