BEL Engineering has offered seven final year apprentices roles within the business upon completion of their four year apprenticeship.
The team at BEL Engineering is delighted to welcome six CNC Machinists and one CMM Operator after being awarded a Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering.
The award winning British Engines Apprenticeship+ scheme offers apprentices the chance to take part in enhanced training with extra vocational and classroom learning, giving a much wider choice of careers within the company.
Chris Sproat, Operations Manager at BEL Engineering, said: “It was great to see the apprentices complete their apprenticeship and I am sure that they will continue to learn throughout their careers as I have done. They have all come a long way from when they first joined us and I can honestly say that they have all become a great addition to our team. After such a hard year, it is a credit to each and every one of them that they have still been able to complete their apprenticeships and have now been offered roles. Well done to all.”
An apprenticeship with British Engines gives experience in a range of engineering skills which could include CNC machining, assembly fitting, testing and maintenance. Apprentices also have the opportunity to progress into design engineering, production, purchasing, planning and/or continuous improvement.
Jack Brown, Apprentice at BEL Engineering, said: “Whilst serving my apprenticeship at BEL Engineering over the last four years, I have been lucky to work with a variety of people on a number of different machines throughout the business. I especially feel that from my second year I have progressed a lot working on the larger machines, such as the Toshulin Forceturn and VTC 2000.
“I have learnt how to setup and operate CNC machines independently whilst working on jobs for a range of customers. I now hope to continue my progression within BEL Engineering and I am looking forward to seeing what the future brings.”
British Engines work alongside TDR Training to deliver the apprenticeship programme. The four year apprenticeship combines classroom learning, vocational training and independent study towards NVQ and BTEC qualifications in the first and second years. Upon completion, apprentices go on to complete a further NVQ and may have the opportunity to continue learning, studying for a Higher National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering where required for their role.
If you are interested in our award winning Apprenticeship+ Scheme and would like to learn more, visit the British Engines Career Zone.