Mechanical Engineering Apprentice – CLUTCH & GEARBOX LTD (LS10 1BN)

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CG Motorsports are looking for a hard-working, reliable person who is willing to be trained in all aspects of the engineering industry. The role will involve training on all machines, manufacturing clutch components, and manufacturing and building of performance clutch components to customer requirements.


  • Assemble performance clutch kits
  • Use of hand and air tools
  • Assist with future product development
  • Support current and future product manufacture
  • To assist with development of new and existing CG Motorsport products
  • Quality control
  • Working within all aspects of the product lifecycle

About the Employer

With over 35 years’ experience building and designing custom clutch kits, we are the clutch of choice for racers and enthusiasts, with our clutches currently been used in over 50 countries worldwide. All our clutches are built individually and tested for lift and load to ensure that every product lives up to the expectations of competitive motor sports and will not fail when you least expect it.

Training to be Delivered

Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Level 3.

42 months plus 3 months EPA.

This apprenticeship will be delivered through a mixture of college and work based learning. Successful candidates will attend our Printworks Campus one day per week to learn the skills / knowledge required to be successful within this role. They will also receive a visit once a month in their place of work from their assessor, where delivery will take place on a one to one basis.

Employers must satisfy themselves that apprentices are ready for their end point assessment. Apprentices must demonstrate that they meet the following criteria:

  • Achieved a minimum Level 2 English and Maths
  • Satisfactory completion of the formal training plan agreed with the apprentice by the employer
  • Sufficient evidence in the form of a portfolio to allow the apprentice to consistently demonstrate knowledge, skills and behaviours as described in the standard
  • Complete a minimum of 20% of their contracted hours allocated to off the job training

The end-point assessment is synoptic and takes place at the end of the apprentice’s learning and development (final three months). It will consist of a performance assessment in the workplace – logbook / portfolio of evidence. Knowledge / practical assessments and assignments.

These are carried out after the apprentice has met the required criteria to pass the Gateway process. The apprenticeship is graded a pass, distinction or fail based on performance in the end-point assessment.

Functional Skills qualifications (If required):

  • Functional Skill in English
  • Functional Skill in Maths
  • + Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • + Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

This standard will meet the professional standards of the Engineering Council for registration as Engineering Technician (Eng Tech) by an appropriate Professional Engineering Institution.

In addition above to also provide following training:

  • Basic fault finding
  • Soldering
  • Reading circuit diagrams

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Location


Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level 3 (A level)

Employer Address

LS10 1BN

Working Week

Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Weekly Hours


Wage Amount

£10,004.80 Yearly

What You Need

Desired Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 (C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 (C)) Essential

Desired Skills

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Initiative
  • Patience

Future Prospects

Further opportunity will be discussed upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Date Posted


Leeds City College