Pipefitter Apprentice - HPC

Job Description

Job Title: Pipefitter Apprenticeship

Location: Bristol - HPC, UK

Compensation: £12,802 + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 46886

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.

Cavendish Nuclear

We are Cavendish Nuclear, a wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group and the UK's leading nuclear services company.

With a highly skilled workforce we are located at offices and sites in the UK as well as internationally. Our people innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost and deliver across all aspects of the nuclear energy life cycle, from design and build, through operations and maintenance, to decommissioning, waste management and remediation.

A career with us is hugely rewarding and exciting; one that stretches and challenges individuals to be the best they can be. When you join Cavendish Nuclear, you will have opportunities to work on projects that will have an impact on the future.

At Cavendish Nuclear we put people first. Work with us and you'll discover that our focus on people is unique.

Pipefitter Apprenticeship:

This is a fully supported role, offering an opportunity for candidates to learn and work in the field of pipe fitting operations. This will involve a hands on and classroom approach to learning for the development of the necessary skill set required to become a Certified Construction Pipefitter. This role will involve working with different materials such as carbon, stainless and duplex steels in the development of piping spools to tight tolerances.

In your role as a Pipefitter Apprentice you will:
Engage with a structured learning and development plan.
Maintain a portal based personal learning portfolio.
Work towards attainment of Engineering Technician (Eng.Tech) status.
Comply with the relevant health, safety and environmental requirements.
Profile and shape pipes and components using hand held held power tools, mechanical cutting machines and associated tooling.
Prepare and fit piping sytems according to engineering drawings and specifications.
Prepare, assemble and connect piping sytems, including bolted clamps, flanges and threaded pipes.
Work as part of a team with pipe welders and other associated trades.
Undergo specific training according to nuclear industry requirements.
Display values and behaviours meeting the expectations of Cavendish Nuclear Ltd.

Possible placements:

As part of a 36-42 month structured apprenticeship programme during your first year you will attend college on a full time basis. The delivery model may be residential or day attendance. This will be confirmed well in advance of your start date. Residential costs would be covered by the company.

Apprentices will work at a variety of locations across the site and will move around to gain an insight into all the operations on site. There is no requirement to attend college, all training will be done onsite except for the above.

From the 2nd to the final year of your apprenticeship, you will gain further experience in the processes and techniques, although this time it will be in the setting of an engineering construction site.

Apprentices will complete a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification.

Qualifications you'll get:

Level 3 Engineering Construction Pipefitter Apprenticeship Standard (including NVQ Level 3)

What you'll need:

Security clearance: Security Check (SC)

At least five GCSEs including Maths and English (or equivalent Level 2 English & Maths)

Apprentices without level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level before taking the end-point assessment.

The apprentice must demonstrate the core requirements below and also demonstrate the specialist requirements in their chosen role.
An appreciation of general engineering, however no expert knowledge is required.
Demonstrate enthusiasm for developing a career in hands-on engineering environment.
Demonstrate the qualities of a team player

What you'll get:
Generous benefits including:
Very competitive starting salary
Fully funded qualifications up to degree level may be available
Personal development training and opportunities
Pension scheme with employee contributions matched up to 8% of salary
25 days holidays plus bank holidays
Flexible working (by local arrangement)
Discounted shopping and half-price cinema tickets
Cycle to work scheme

Babcock International

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.

Application Guidance

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.

For help with your application and advice on your CV please visit https://www.babcockinternational.com/careers/apprenticeships/


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