Apprentice Shipwright

CAMMELL LAIRD SHIPREPAIRERS & SHIPBUILDERS LIMITED

Apprenticeship summary

The successful apprentice will be actively and enthusiastically engaged in all activities, to ensure that you learn the practical skills, underpinning knowledge and understanding required to qualify as a Shipwright. While ensuring health and safety procedures are followed throughout.

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Closing date: May 24, 2024

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Wage:
Β£14,623.00
Total hours per week:
38
Expected duration (weeks):
180
Positions (available):
2
Date posted:
May 9, 2024
Possible start date:
September 2, 2024
Apprenticeship level:

Advanced

  • To be dependable and responsible, (punctual and reliable)
  • Learn and follow all the health and safety procedures required to keep yourself and others safe
  • Familiarise yourself with all the equipment; learning how to conduct pre-user checks and report all defects
  • Learn how to safely use all the plant and equipment
  • Positively commit with mentor, training officers, supervisor and HR to complete all elements of the training programme in a timely manner
  • Attend full-time, block release and/or day release in college, work diligently to complete modules, units and elements of theoretical learning and underpinning knowledge in a timely manner
  • Following an initial period of ‘Basic Engineering Skills Training’
  • Become a competent member of the Shipwright Department. This role will include; being a part of drydocking and launching ships, carrying out safety work on vessels and repairing lifeboats
  • Follow the instructions and advice of supervisors; make a positive contribution to the production process
  • Successfully complete trade and coding qualification tests if required to meet company needs, classification society requirements and specifications
  • Conduct yourself in a professional manner in all contacts with course personnel, clients, inspectors, and supervisors, maintaining the excellent reputation of the company
  • Metal Fabrication Level 3 Aprenticeship Standard(Shipwright)

1 year full time – The Engineering College, remaining time day release (one day at TEC and 4 at Cammell Lairds).

On-the-job training with support of mentors.

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the right candidate could progress to the following career routes:

  • Technical Office
  • Quality Assurance
  • Management
  • Supervisory Roles

Employer

CAMMELL LAIRD SHIPREPAIRERS & SHIPBUILDERS LIMITED

Known across the globe, the company was founded by Scottish entrepreneurs William Laird and his son John and has been operating since 1828s. Since its inception, Cammell Laird has built more than 1,350 ships including many famous and innovative vessels. Cammell Laird has been at the forefront of UK shipbuilding and ship repair for more than 120 years. As such, it has played a pivotal role in supporting the Wirral community, sustaining vital jobs and creating a lifeline for the Wirral economy.

Training

Training Provider:

MARITIME + ENGINEERING COLLEGE NORTH WEST

Apprenticeship standard:

Metal fabricator (level 3)