Overview of Apprentice Fitter – Engineering
About HowCo Group
Howco provides specialist material solutions for Downhole, Subsea and Surface systems in the Drilling, Evaluation, Completion, Production and Intervention stages of Oil and Gas well development. With more than 30 years’ experience, we have achieved this position by developing a strategic approach that differentiates us from conventionally organized service centres and offers our customers significant competitive advantage. We provide a full turnkey supply chain solution for components used in downhole, subsea and surface systems in the oil and gas industry. Howco is the market leader in the manufacture, supply and management of bespoke metal products for the oil and gas industry. We concentrate on servicing the Downhole, Subsea and Surface segments ensuring our customers’ supply chains are efficient and effective. Howco has significant experience and capability providing ingot/billet, forged and rolled round and flat bar, rolled/ flat bar, semi and finish machined components, and complete turnkey assembled packages. From the raw material through its processing to forging and machining into finished or semi-finished components, our expertise provides a comprehensive and reliable supply chain partnership. This enables us to respond rapidly on a world-wide basis to our customers’ requirements for material and product solutions.
Apprentice Fitter – Engineering summary
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
04 Jan 2023
Advanced (Level 3)
What will the Engineering Fitter Apprentice be doing?
* Perform in-house electromechanical assembly as per customer specification, drawings and designs
*Vacuum leak testing
* Electrical Wiring
* Processing high volumes of fitting requirements
What training will the Engineering Fitter Apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
The role is full time and training will be provided onsite. You will be allocated time off per week for off the job training (minimum 6 hours per week) and some training will be provided online for certain areas of the qualification by our training provider.
Awarding Organisation (AO): Pearson (Edexcel)
Assessment: Exam/Test, Project, Portfolio of Evidence
Duration: 42 Months
At the end of the course you will gain a Level 3 Engineering qualification in Fitting.
Other Mandatory Qualifications:
Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge) – Awarding organization Pearsons; GLH 720 – this qualification ensures full knowledge to complete the fitting role.
What is the expected career progression after this Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship?
To work as a qualified fitter
Where can I contact you if I have questions?
If you have any queries regarding the post above, please contact us here.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities of the Engineering Fitter
- Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Patience
Desired qualifications for the Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship
- GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9/A-C) Desired