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DTA have opportunities for September 2019 to start an Advanced Apprenticeship in Mechanical Manufacture Engineering. DTA are based in Malton, North Yorkshire and are the only specialist engineering training provider in the local area. 

DTA recruit and train apprentices for employers across York, Ryedale and along the Yorkshire Coast. If you are successful, you will attend DTA on a day release basis and work four days a week with your employer learning job related skills. 

We ask applicants to complete an online application form to register their interest in starting an Apprenticeship. You will then be invited to DTA to complete a mandatory assessment test and interview - your details will then be sent to employers from May onwards. 

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Job Description:

The roles to start from September 2019 offer an opportunity to work and train to develop the appropriate skills and under-pinning knowledge in the manufacture of components and products of:

  • drawing interpretation
  • machine set up (manual and/or CNC programming)
  • machine operation (manual and/or CNC)
  • fitting, assembly and inspection techniques

Mechanical Engineers work on a machine producing products in a factory - usually programming the machine to create what is required. 

DTA alongside your employer will support your programme of development in a role for three and a half to four years which will include day release to DTA for development of Advanced Apprenticeship behaviours, skills and knowledge. 

Please note that to start with DTA in September you must be employed by a company with the agreement that you start down the apprenticeship route. 

We cannot guarantee placement for all applicants so we do ask you to be actively sending your CV to local employers. 

Qualifications Required:

We recommend all candidates have 5 GCSE's (A*-C / 9-4) in Maths, English and Science or equivalent. 

Personal Qualities:

  • An enthusiastic desire to work in a team based engineering and manufacturing environment.
  • Prepared to follow instructions in a methodical manner

Skills Required:

  • Good communication skills
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Aptitude to develop skills in interpreting drawings and diagrams

Qualifications Gained(upon completion):

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering. 

If you are interested in the advertised opportunity simply fill in the application for. Alternatively can contact Lauren on or call 01653 697698 to discuss the role further

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York, Ryedale and Coastal areas

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To Be Agreed