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Job Title : Safety/ Crash Technician Engineering Apprentice
Employer : Millbrook Proving Ground Ltd
Location : Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 2JQ
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Engineering
Vacancy Reference : VAC-12019
Brief Description : Starting in September 2020, this role is a Crash Test Technician Apprentice working with Engineers and customers preparing vehicles and conducting full scale crash tests.


Qualifications Required : You will need a minimum of four GCSEs at grades A*-C or 9-4 including English, maths and science , or equivalent, or a technical subject such as engineering
Vacancy Detail : Starting in September 2020, this role is a Crash Test Technician Apprentice working with Engineers and customers preparing vehicles and conducting full scale crash tests.
Millbrook is one of Europe’s leading locations for the test and development of every type of land vehicle from motorcycles, passenger cars, heavy commercial, military and off road vehicles.

The role requires mechanical fitting, measurement, fabrication and the fitting of instrumentation. Laboratory based in accordance with customer procedures and legislative requirements on a variety of crash test types.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

• To prepare vehicles for crash tests by fitting measurement equipment, sensors, data acquisition systems and high speed cameras
• To set up crash test vehicles to customer requirements
• Manufacture frameworks and brackets for data acquisition, high speed cameras and test equipment
• Installing and setting of crash test dummies to the customer’s requirement
• Liaise with crash Engineers and crash test customers
• Act in accordance with the behaviours of Millbrook staff at all times
Positions Available : 2
Working Week : Monday – Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm 40 hrs pw
Salary : £275.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 15/05/2020
Possible Start Date : 01/09/2020
Personal Qualities : • Positive, can-do attitude
• Mature approach to work
• Enthusiasm for engineering
• Keen desire to achieve academically
Skills Required : • Good general level of education
• Competent in the use of IT
• Excellent communication skills
• Health and Safety awareness
• A good level of driving ability
Future Prospects : Potential for promotion to the role of Technician following appropriate and successful training and development and may also progress on to other Engineering roles.
Training to be Provided : • During this Apprenticeship, you will undertake the Standard for Engineering Technician Level 3
• Technical Support Technician
• Foundation Competence – EAL Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
• Development Competence – Level 3 AME – Technical Support Technician
• Development Knowledge – Pearsons Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
• College attendance
• Regular visits from the College into the workplace
• Observations and assessments in the workplace
• Use of e-portfolio
• End point assessment
• Ongoing support and training from both College and the employer
• Functional Skills qualifications (if required)
Other Information : • Due to the location of Millbrook, the post holder will need to provide their own transport as no public transport is available.
• Working Environment office/workshop/lab/track
• Flexibility to travel as and when required
• Full UK driving license (preferable)
• SC clearance or ability to achieve this (UK national with residency in the UK for the last 5 years)
Things to consider : To apply please submit your application, cover letter and CV Closing date for applications is 20th March 2020, with Assessment Centre’s taking place in April 2020.

Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online Maths and English test which will be sent out prior to your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage
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