Please only apply for this course if you already have a suitable employer to support you throughout your Apprenticeship. If you do not currently have an employer you can apply for Apprenticeship vacancies by visiting www.peterborough.ac.uk/apprenticeships/apprenticeship-vacancies
Did you break your toys to see how they worked?
Do you enjoy putting together components to produce a finished product?
Engineering Fitters are different to Maintanence Engineers they put together components to form complex assemblies rather than maintaining existing assemblies. An Engineering Fitter can be found in multiple manufacturing and process sectors therefore opportunities to progress your career are available across the world.
The broad purpose of an Engineering Fitter is to produce complex high value, low volume components or assemblies in full or part using machines, equipment or systems to required specifications. These assemblies could include turbines, cranes, gearboxes, production lines, rigs and platforms.
This role is suitable for a candidate with a high level of attention to detail as you will need to ensure you interpret drawings/specifications to ensure you have the right tools, equipment and resources to complete the assembly correctly.
Typical job roles include: Mechanical fitter, Electrical Fitter, Instrumentation Fitter, Pipe Fitter, Controls and systems Fitter.
You could be working independently or as part of a team in a workshop or at a client’s premises – this may include hazardous environments.
You can apply for an Apprenticeship if you are living in England, over 16 and not in full-time education. You must be in paid employment for the duration of your Apprenticeship, you cannot be self-employed or a volunteer. Employers must pay you the minimum Apprenticeship wage or more, for a minimum of 30 hours a week.