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Material Science Higher Apprenticeship Llanelli

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Date: 09-Feb-2019

Location: Trostre, South Wales, GB

Company: Tata Steel

Job Description

Job Title: Material Science Higher Apprenticeship

Location: Trostre, Llanelli

Salary: £15,750

Length of Apprenticeship: 2 years

About us:

Tata Steel is one of the world’s most geographically diversified steel producers, with operations in 26 countries and commercial offices in over 35 countries.

In Europe we are one of the largest steel producers. But it’s not just our size that sets us apart. What makes us different is our approach to business. We believe our strength is how we build collaborative relationships that create new success for our customers

The Technical team in Tata Steel look after the development of new products and ensure the quality of our manufacturing processes. It’s a varied and diverse function with responsibilities ranging from chemical and metallurgical testing in laboratories to providing technical expertise to our wide range of customers in the packaging industry. The people in our Technical teams are analytical, rational thinkers who bring excellent attention to detail to their work. To join us, you need to be self-motivated and persuasive, and keen to be part of a high performing team.

Our Higher Apprentice programme is ideal for those who want to continue to learn, while gaining on the job, hands on experience in a post A Level (or equivalent) environment.

 

Requirements:

To be considered for our Material Science Higher Apprenticeship Programme you will need to have 5 GCSEs or equivalent (including English, Maths & Science) at Grades A* - C or level 4 - 9

And

You will also need to have two A Levels or equivalent, one of which must be Science, Technology, Maths or Business at Grades A* - C.

 

Material Science Higher Apprenticeship Programme Summary:

Year 1

As a Paid Tata Higher Apprentice you will:

  • study a Higher Education Academic Qualification (e.g. HNC in Applied Chemistry);
  • start an NVQ Level 4 in Advanced Manufacturing;
  • gain valuable work experience by operating in a number of Laboratories and you will also be involved in live Laboratory based projects assisting the Technologist of the areas
  • undertake further training courses & projects.

    Year 2

    In your second year you will:

  • complete your Higher Education Academic Qualification
  • complete your NVQ Level 4;
  • gain valuable work experience by operating in a number of Laboratories and you will also be involved in live Laboratory based projects assisting the Technologist of the areas
  • undertake further training courses & projects

     

    Package and benefits

    As well as a salary of £15,750, Tata Steel offers a very competitive package - that recognises your contribution to our business and supports you in your professional development. This includes:

  • nationally recognised qualifications 
  • employment opportunities and progression
  • ongoing Tata Steel training, which has built a reputation as one of the best within the industry.
  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted shopping with various local and national retailers and services including Vodafone, Nandos, Virgin Holidays, Jaguar Land Rover, asos.

     

    Applications will close on Sunday 10th March 2019.


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