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Apprentice Engineering Operative

Apprentice Engineering Operative

Apprentice Engineering Operative

Posted: 31st January 2024


Key Info:
Organisation: Berry Global  
Place of work: Beccles
Salary details: £15,000.00 Annual Wage

Are you looking to work for an award-winning global organisation, serving some of the largest well-known brands in the world? With over 250 sites across the world, Berry is a leader in innovation and sustainability. Studying the Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations, with the opportunity to progress to a Level 3 course.

What you will do in your working day

  • You will spend 1 day per week in our Apprentice Academy classroom and workshop where you will learn theoretical and practical skills
  • The remaining days of the working week will be at your chosen location of either London Road – Beccles, Ellough or Salhouse Road – Norwich
  • The apprenticeship program is tailored to the specific needs of our learners and our business. Learning takes place in small groups by our dedicated Tutors, allowing you to learn with regular ongoing help and support
  • You will be a member of a team supporting manufacturing machinery, equipment and facilities to ensure continuous production
  • As part of the program, you will have opportunities to visit our other manufacturing sites and grow your skills and network
  • We encourage our employees to develop within the business through mentoring and other development programs and training opportunities

The training you will be getting

  • The apprentice will commence on a level 2 program as an Engineering Operative and complete units in electrical and mechanical disciplines
  • Once the requirements of level 2 have been achieved, the Apprentice has the opportunity to progress to a level 3 pathway as an Engineering Fitter or follow a level 3 Polymer Technician pathway
  • All theoretical and on the job training will be conducted at our Academy in Beccles
  • The apprenticeship will follow national qualification standards and will be delivered in an inclusive environment by the academy, which is subject to inspections by Ofsted and external verification

This standard requires the candidate to achieve BOTH of the following qualifications:

  • Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, which includes the development knowledge.  Awarding organisation, EAL GLH 750
  • Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations, which includes operational competence. Awarding organisation, EAL

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals who have the drive and motivation to learn the skills and competencies associated with engineering technologies. The apprenticeship will allow the individuals to grow with the business and lay the foundations for potential career progression.

  • Qualified Engineering Operative and Polymer Scientist
  • Progression to leadership positions
  • Further formal qualifications, HNC/HND
  • Degrees, both technical and business management
  • Opportunities to work in different locations, both as travel within your role or relocation
  • Potential options to work in different engineering disciplines and projects within the business, i.e. marketing, sales etc.

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4 or above) Essential

To apply head over to the company site or alternatively head over to indeed where you will also find more information about this role.

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