Apprentice Industrial Coatings (Painter)
Job Title: Industrial Coatings Apprenticeship x4
Location: Devonport, UK
Compensation: £13,319 + Benefits
Role Type: Fixed Term
Role ID: SF47143
Work for the world you want to live in.
Wouldn't you want to live in a world where people, populations and the planet thrive? Where technology protects rather than threatens. Where societies feel safe and secure. Where cities and continents feel part of one global community.
We're an international aerospace, defence and security company, with sites all-round the UK, that do loads of exciting and important things to make the world safer and more secure. We defend nations, save lives and protect communities around the globe.
The Industrial Coatings Applicator Apprenticeship is based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth.
Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It's why Devon and Cornwall are such desirable places to live and work.
Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
Industrial Coatings Applicator Apprenticeship:
Industrial Coatings Applicators work in a play a key role in protecting the nations marine craft from deterioration for the benefit of existing and future generations. They are required to prepare the surface of new or existing steel structures to remove any contamination, mill scale, rust, or unsound existing coatings, and apply the appropriate corrosion protection coatings to specified standards. A competent industrial coatings applicator will be able to undertake the role safely and without supervision.
Apprentices will spend their time onsite at Devonport where the training provider will visit you on a regular basis to assess your progress.
Qualifications you'll gain:
On completion of your training programme and the End Point Assessment, you will gain a nationally recognised apprenticeship certificate as a Level 2 Industrial Coatings Applicator.
What you'll need:
A minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade 4/C or above, including Maths and English.
Security clearance: Security Check (SC)
What you'll get:
Generous benefits including:
Very competitive starting salary
Fully funded qualification
Personal development training and opportunities
Pension scheme with employee contributions matched up to 8% of salary
25 days holidays plus bank holidays
Discounted shopping and half-price cinema tickets
Cycle to work scheme
Work for the world you want to live in. Work to leave a positive legacy that is felt for generations. Work as one team, one Babcock and create a safe a secure world, together.
For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate, and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.
All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at the interview.
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