Engineering Fitter Apprentice

SES Controls-EP39027-ENG

Apprenticeship summary:

PETA Ltd are looking to source an exceptional Engineering Fitter Apprentice for our client, SES Controls Ltd. You will be learning how to produce high value, low volume components and assemblies using machines and equipment. You will be working in electrical, electronic control systems and instrumentation environment.

You will be learning how to interpret drawings, plan work, making sure you have the right tools/equipment and checking your work against quality standards.

As an engineering fitter apprentice this programme forms part of your companies succession planning for the future. The company will support your personal and professional development. You will be trained, supported and monitored throughout the process

Throughout the duration of the engineering fitter apprenticeship you will be required to attend PETA’s Havant training center for off-the-job training.  The engineerign fitter programme will start as 12 months of day release when you will complete your foundation skills training.

  • 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 equipment/systems
  • Maintaining electrical equipment/systems

You will then pass through the foundation Gateway to complete your skills development training in years 2 - 4 with your employer. Your Level 3 development programme will include:

Level 3 Advanced Engineering (Development Competence) delivered in the workplace by your PETA Job Coach, and day release for 24 months to complete a Level 3 Btec technical certificate.

Overall duration 45 months

  • This role will involve generally travelling in the South of England and the possibility of trips to the Channel Islands when required
  • Learn how to plan work activities, including sourcing resources, equipment and tooling
  • As an engineering fitter apprentice, you will become competent interpreting and following drawings/diagrams and/or specifications required for the assembly activity
  • Learn how to prepare the work area for component/assembly task; sourcing required resources, tools/equipment
  • As an engineering fitter apprentice, you will become competent producing complex high value, low volume assemblies
  • Learn how to assemble components to produce equipment, machines and systems
  • As a engineering fitter apprentice you will become competent producing and/or re-furbishing components
  • Learn how to source the right tools, equipment and resources to complete the task
  • As an engineering fitter apprentice you will become competent checking your work against quality standards and make adjustments
  • Learn how to hand over products and prepare the work area for the next task
  • With experience you will also be able to identify and resolve problems using proven fault diagnostic methods
  • When competent you will be responsible for the completion of your work to the required specification and deadlines, in line with quality requirements and other regulations with minimum supervision


Mon-Fri 08.00 – 16.00 hrs (37.5 hours excluding ½ hour lunch break)

Essential skills

  • 2 GCSE's at grade C or above (or equivalents) in Maths and English are essential
  • Your motivation and drive are the assets that will be best appreciated
  • You will enjoy following processes and esnuring work is completed to a high standard
  • You will possess good communication skills with the ability to communicate with peers and management
  • You will need to be open minded and willing to develop your knowledge and skills to support your future development

Desirable skills

  • You will have a good level of dexterity and hand skills
  • Demonstrate a real interest in maintaining mechanical and electrical items is desirable
  • You will have good hand to eye co-ordination
  • You will be process driven
  • Your methodical and logical approach to problem solving will enable you to perform to make a positive contribution to all aspects of the job
  • You need to be able to learn through instruction and experience

About the company

SES have trained and developed apprentices that now hold key positions within business. They pride themselves on providing support and opportunities allowing people to develop to their full potential. The business is focused on offering their customers the best possible product solutions to their technical specifications, this is followed by first class support after installation.

Once you have applied for this apprenticeship, you will receive an email with an application form on that you will need to complete. Please keep an eye on your inbox (and spam / junk folder) for this email and complete the form as soon as possible.

We look forward to receiving your application!