Peterborough Apprenticeship Schemes

Recruitment for our September apprentice intake opens from January - March

Each year we recruit a number of apprentices at the Peterborough facility, to start a rewarding career within the manufacturing sector. 

A Perkins Apprenticeship is an exciting and highly sought-after opportunity to work for one of the world’s leading diesel engine manufacturing companies, based in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. With over 85 years of business excellence and experience, our award-winning Apprenticeship Scheme provides apprentices with a path to an engaging career that can last a lifetime.

As a company we have a set of core values that form the basis of our success and we teach and practice these every day – Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, Commitment and Sustainability. By living by our ‘Values in Action’, we create an environment that we are proud of and a company others admire. One of the many ways you can join our team is through our award-winning apprenticeship schemes.

Apprentices earn whilst gaining invaluable work experience and industry-recognised qualifications. The Advanced, Higher and Degree apprenticeships offer combined college or university-based learning with on-the-job training which enhances your studies by providing you the opportunity to work alongside our skilled employees in a variety of disciplines across our business.

This format will provide you with the opportunity to grow and develop your capabilities, build confidence, develop your professional network and understand the opportunities of working for a world-class global organisation.

Our apprenticeship schemes have been designed to ease the pressure that comes with choosing a career path by exposing you to a huge variety of opportunities across various functions – which means you can make an informed choice as to where you want your career to go.

We are passionate about our people and their development and our professionally-accredited apprenticeship schemes stand as testament to that. 

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Engineering Apprenticeships

The Engineering Apprenticeship is a four-year scheme that develops people into skilled Engineering Technician roles, across a wide variety of departments.

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Business Apprenticeships

The duration of our Business Apprenticeships vary dependant on level. Our Advanced (Level 3) to Higher (Level 4) apprenticeships are typically two-year schemes, whilst our Degree (Level 6) apprenticeships are typically three years.

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Finance and Accountancy Apprenticeships

Our Finance and Accountancy apprenticeships are typically 12 to 18 month schemes dependant on level. You will attend college for one day per week to learn the fundamentals of this specialism whilst the remainder of your time will be spent at our Peterborough site working alongside our Finance and Accountancy specialist.

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Apprentice Profiles

We think that one of the best ways for you to find out more about apprenticeships at Perkins is to hear from the people who have recently been apprentices.

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