Apprenticeships with AMRC Training Centre
The AMRC Training Centre is based in Rotherham and offers Apprenticeships on behalf of over 300 companies in the Yorkshire & Humberside region.
The AMRC Training Centre opened its doors for the first time in October 2013. It is an amazing place for learning, with state of the art machinery and technology, teaching rooms and open learning areas available. The organisation also delivers higher education courses such as Foundation Degree and Higher Apprenticeship programmes, as well as leadership training up to MBA level and technical qualifications to help engineers improve their skills and careers.
Mechanical Manufacturing Apprenticeship
The mechanical manufacturing course is designed for those who are seeking a career as a machinist in the engineering and manufacturing industries. Skilled machinists create precision parts used in manufacturing and engineering. As well as learning the fundamentals of engineering theory and manufacturing processes, you will gain experience in using the latest computer numerical control (CNC) machines tools to cut, drill and finish components.
Fabrication and Welding Apprenticeship
Fabrication involves making products and components for the engineering and manufacturing industries from raw or semi-finished materials. As a welder, you will cut, shape and join sections of metal. You may also carry out repairs on manufacturing equipment and machinery.
Design and Quality Inspection Apprenticeship
Design and quality inspection engineers provide a service diagnosing problems and offering advice and solutions or become dedicated sales advisors. Requests for assistance may range from difficulties with a simple installation or operation of a basic product, to more serious situations requiring staff to replicate the problem within their technical support facility before providing the client with a same-day solution.
Electrical or Mechanical Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship
Engineering maintenance technicians service machinery and equipment in the manufacturing and production sectors. During the apprenticeship, you will develop the skills you need to become a maintenance technician in the manufacturing sector. Throughout the course, you will study the principles and processes of either mechanical or electrical and electronic maintenance, depending on your job role.
Electrical and Electronic Engineer Apprenticeship
This pathway is designed for those seeking a career as an electrical or electronics engineer. Electrical engineers design, build and maintain electrical control systems, machinery and equipment. As an electrical engineer, you would work with high and low voltage equipment in areas such as power generation, transportation, manufacturing and construction. Electronics engineers design and develop the systems used by machines and equipment in lots of industries, from mobile communications and computing to aerospace.
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Roles Available with AMRC Training Centre
The AMRC Training Centre offers Advanced Apprenticeships in the following areas:
- Mechanical Manufacturing
- Fabrication & Welding
- Design and Quality Inspection
- Electrical and Electronics
- Business Services
Apprenticeships take 1 to 4 years to complete, depending on the role and the employer.
Education Requirements for AMRC Training Centre
To apply for an Apprenticeship through the AMRC Training Centre, candidates must be able to demonstrate having achieved the following qualifications:
- Engineering Apprenticeships:
- 5 GCSEs, Grade A-C (or equivalent), including Maths, English a preferably a Science or Engineering qualification.
- It would also be beneficial to have a qualification in ICT, as ICT forms part of the full apprenticeship programme. (Support will be given to help achieve ICT Level 2 if not yet achieved at the time of application).
- Business Services Apprenticeships:
- 3 GCSEs, Grade A-D (or equivalent), including Maths and English
- Experience or a qualification in ICT is also an advantage.
When can I apply for an apprenticeship at AMRC Training Centre?
As the AMRC Training Centre recruits Apprentices on behalf of over 300 companies across the Yorkshire & Humberside region where it is based. The organisation receives apprenticeship opportunities on a weekly basis, it can offer several start dates throughout the year.
Candidates should refer to the AMRC Training Centre website for details of current vacancies available through the organisation.