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Established in 1952, CAE has built a solid reputation over the years supplying quality equipment and servicing to industry. The company continues to grow following the takeover of Sutherland Engineers Ltd; making CAE one of the first pump distributors in Scotland to own and operate their own pipework and vessel fabricator and installation. More recently, Clyde Associated Engineers launched a new division of the company, bringing in a team of highly experienced systems and calibration engineers. The product range has developed over the years and the increased knowledge and experience gained has ensured that the company provides expert technical advice and a trustworthy support service to the customer for all fluid handling requirements. Based at manufacturing facilities in Clydebank, CAE is UKCA accredited to execution Class 2 (EXC2) for the manufacturing of steelwork and offer clients a full project management service & the ability to design, specify, supply and install any kind of fluid handling system. Clyde Associated Engineers have successfully completed major projects for customers in the Whisky, Mining, Power Generation, Pharmaceutical, Petrochemical, Oil & Gas and Food industries.

Apprentice Opportunity

Clyde Associated Engineers are committed to the training and development of a young Mechanical Maintenance Engineers and a Fabrication and Welding Engineers through the Modern Apprenticeship program in conjunction with our training provider East Kilbride Group Training Association and this year we are looking for three individuals to join our team in August 2024 . These positions are for a full Modern Apprenticeship program resulting in the attainment of an SVQ Level 2, SVQ Level 3 and an Academic qualification, with the opportunity for further education in HNC. On completion of the program, successful candidates will achieve fully qualified Engineering status.

Apprentice Criteria

The successful applicant would be expected to hold National 5 grade passes at level C or above in Math’s, English, a Science and a Technical subject, Higher grades would be an advantage. All applicants should be enthusiastic and have a genuine interest in achieving an Apprenticeship with Clyde Associated Engineers

Apprentice Profile

EKGTA serves customers in the power, oil & gas, services, aerospace & automotive sectors and wider engineering industries. EKGTA is widely recognised as a leading training provider in its field and it provides a dynamic and challenging training environment in which individuals are encouraged to learn and are supported and guided throughout their development. It is committed to ensuring that trainees receive the best practical training available and are equipped with the knowledge and skills applicable to their own working environment. Thus we are truly ‘Training for the Future’. Member companies of EKGTA are now recruiting for a range of Apprenticeship positions in manufacturing. By applying to EKGTA you will be potentially opening up your CV to over 100 different companies.

Apprentice Opportunity

Candidates will work towards SVQ's at levels 2 & 3. They will also be required to obtain a suitable academic qualification in an engineering discipline to at least National Certificate (NC) level, progressing to HNC where relevant.

Apprentice Criteria

All candidates must have good communication skills and show a desire and commitment to succeed as an Apprentice within member companies of EKGTA. Candidates for the vacancies must have, or expect to pass at least 4 National 5 Grades at Level C or above, in English, Mathematics, Science & Technical subjects, Higher grades would be an advantage.

Apprentice Profile

Music makes life better, and Linn have been making the world’s best music systems for over 50 years. From our legendary turntables to our industry-leading network music players, everything’s designed, made and signed with pride in our custom-built facility in Waterfoot, Eaglesham where we constantly invest in the latest machines and equipment resulting in a state of the art manufacturing facility. At Linn, everyone makes a difference, so we’re committed to recruiting the best talent around. We’ve found that once people join Linn, they stick around. That’s because we’re passionate about developing our people and providing opportunities for everyone to learn and grow. Due to our ongoing success, we are delighted to have exciting opportunities for 2 apprentices in engineering fields. If you are interested and fulfil the following criteria then please apply highlighting any specific qualities or hobbies you have which are engineering related and explain why you wish to pursue a career in engineering, and why you’d like to do this with Linn.

Apprentice Opportunity

These opportunities are for a full Modern Apprenticeship programme culminating in the attainment of an SCQF level 5, SCQF level 7 and an NC in Engineering Systems, Electrical. Further studies up to HNC level are anticipated. Full training will be given both at our site in Waterfoot and at our training provider (EKGTA) in East Kilbride. On successful completion of the programme, which typically lasts 4 years, candidates will receive the appropriate certification and become fully qualified.

Apprentice Criteria

All candidates must be well motivated, have good communication skills and show a desire and commitment to succeed as an Apprentice within Linn Products Ltd. Candidates for these vacancies must have or expect to pass at least 4 National 5 Grades at Level C or above, in English, Mathematics, Science and Technical Subjects. Applications close on Sunday 30 June 2024.

Apprentice Profile

Candidates will work towards SVQ's at levels 2 & 3. They will also be required to obtain a suitable academic qualification in an engineering discipline to at least National Certificate (NC) level, possibly progressing to HNC / HND where relevant.

Apprentice Opportunity

McAlpine is a manufacturer based in the United Kingdom and is actively involved in the promotion of quality products which are available from national and independent plumbers’ and builders’ merchants. Today, McAlpine exports specifically designed products to over eighty countries around the world. Openings exist for 8 positions at our various sites as stated below: Hillington - 2 Injection Moulding Apprentices + 2 Maintenance Apprentices. Coatbridge – 2 Injection Moulding Apprentices. Johnstone – 2 Maintenance + Injection Moulding Apprentices The initial recruitment and training process will be via EKGTA (East Kilbride Group Training Association) who have been our preferred provider for many years.

Apprentice Criteria

All candidates must be well motivated, have good communication skills and show a desire and commitment to succeed as an Apprentice within the Company. Candidates for the vacancies must have, or expect to pass at least 4 National 5 Grades at Level C or above, in English, Mathematics, Science and Technical Subjects, Higher grades would be an advantage. Applications close on Monday 17th June 2024.

Apprentice Profile

Apprentice Opportunity

Thomas Tunnock Ltd has been producing quality products since 1890 and is still a family business. Our biscuits are manufactured in Uddingston and are sold worldwide. Our factory is a BRC AA + site, and our main range of products include Caramel Wafers, Teacakes, Caramel Logs, Snowballs and Wafer Creams.

Apprentice Criteria

Apprentice Profile

Candidates will work towards SVQ's at levels 2 & 3. They will also be required to obtain a suitable academic qualification in an engineering discipline to at least National Certificate (NC) level progressing onto a Higher National Certificate (HNC). Candidates will receive comprehensive training at both EKGTA(Glasgow) & local college (Dunbar) and the employer's premises.

Apprentice Opportunity

Viridor, are one of the UK’s leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management company. They put waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy and are at the forefront of the UK’s green economy. Viridor are looking to recruit a Mechanical Maintenance Engineering Apprentice and an Electrical Engineering Maintenance Apprentice for their Glasgow Recycling & Renewable Energy Centre and Dunbar Energy Recovery Facility. As an engineering apprentice you will be expected to be adaptable to learning new skills and processes and play an active role in ensuring the safe running of the plant.

Apprentice Criteria

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). Higher level qualifications would be an advantage. 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.

Apprentice Profile

Apprentice Opportunity

Modern Craft Apprenticeship A competitive salary starting from £15,000 per year A competitive pension, and 33 days’ holiday per year (inclusive of Bank Holidays) Career support from day one Nationally recognised qualifications 4 years Training programme When you’re manufacturing and inspecting some of the most advanced manufactured components in this sector, the tolerance can be down to microns( 0.001mm). That’s why we invest so much in training our Craft Apprentices. We provide a salaried job and the support to gain nationally-recognized qualifications. These positions are for a full Modern Apprenticeship programme culminating in the attainment of an SVQ Level 2, SVQ Level 3, 5 Core skills at minimum level 5 and an Academic qualification ( NC Mech Eng.). Full training will be given both onsite and at our training provider (EKGTA) in East Kilbride. On completion of the programme successful candidates would achieve fully qualified Engineering status

Apprentice Criteria

Our apprentices need to be interested and passionate about manufacturing engineering. So, you should be a motivated individual, also curious about how things are made and put together through the use of technical drawings. Numeracy is important, and you should be a team player. You’ll have to learn fast and have the discipline to balance studying for a qualification with the demands of your role. You’ll need a minimum three National 5 Grades (or equivalent) in Math's and English Language, plus either Engineering, Design & Technology or Science (excluding Biology), all at grade C or above (obtained or predicted).

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