Engineering Installation Fitter Apprentice

Alitex Ltd

Apprenticeship summary:

PETA Training are proud to be working with Alitex Ltd, looking to source an exceptional Fitter Apprentice for their organisation.

You will learn about all aspects of our business before focusing on the installation processes on site where you learn fabrication and assembly skills in our pre-paint area. You will then move into the finishing area where you will build assemblies completing modifications and adjustments ensuring they are correct, and then complete final tests


Learn about all aspects of the business

Become competent fabricating enclosures to customer drawings

Learn how to dry build the assemblies, ensuring that they are dimensionally correct

Undertake quality checks to ensure that the all parts are correct prior to painting

Become competent completing final build of assemblies, final fitting both electrical and mechanical components to specifications

Complete adjustments and modifications of components and assemblies to ensure fit and presentation

Learn how to undertake final performance tests and complete Alitex documentation

Other information

The company is located in a beautiful rural location in South Harting outside Petersfield, you must be able to get yourself onsite, on time, reliably.


You will have a good level of dexterity of hand skills

Good written communication skills enabling you to complete documentation.

You will be able to explain problems and how they were dealt with clearly and concisely     

Awareness of health and safety considerations.

Personal qualities

Your motivation and drive are the assets that will be best appreciated. 

You will need good communication skills as you will develop into a role where the ability to communicate on a technical level with peers and management is a crucial skill

You must be able to work flexibly in respect of requirements of the post

You will need to be open minded and willing to develop your knowledge and skills to support your future development

You will demonstrate an interest in Alitex and the wider manufacturing industry

Qualifications required

Minimum of 2 GCSEs or equivalent (inc Maths and English Language) at Grade C (4) or above


Company pension scheme after qualification period

20 days paid holiday plus 8 statutory bank holidays

Free parking on site

Overtime available

Become a valued member of our successful team

Future prospects

Progression routes within the company for the right candidate

Excellent rewards with performance related pay structure

Training to be provided

You will be required to attend PETA’s Havant training centre for off-the-job training. The majority of your development training will be completed with your employer at your place of work. You will be employed whilst you are completing your apprenticeship this will include 12 months of day release training at PETA Ltd where you will complete your Level 2 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence) qualification.

This will include:

• Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements

• Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment

• Using and communicating technical information

• Producing components using hand fitting techniques

• Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment

• Maintaining electrical equipment/systems

• Assembly and Testing Electronic Circuits

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering Operative

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