Engineering Apprenticeships

Recruitment for our September apprentice intake opens from January - March

Advanced Engineering

To join (qualification requirement):

Five GCSEs (or academic equivalents) at Grade C/Level 4 or above, which must include:

  • Maths and English
  • Science or an Engineering subject
  • Or - completed one year-full time Further Education and achieved Performing Engineering Operations Level 2 (6 units) or equivalent qualification.

NOTE: You can apply with predicted grades. If you’re successful at the interview stage, the job offer will be conditional on you achieving the required grades before September.

What to expect?

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

The Foundation Phase (first year of the apprenticeship) will predominately be spent at college, learning the fundamentals of engineering and improving practical skills. Throughout the year and outside of college terms, apprentices will be based at our Peterborough facility, undergoing a work placement rotation programme and gaining experience in our various technical departments. This enables apprentices to make an informed choice as to where they would most like to develop their skills.

The Development phase begins from the second year and sees apprentices developing into a specific department, which will determine what they specialise in, and their overall qualification.

Advanced Engineering apprentices can, dependant on business needs and individual performance, go on to further development within their careers, moving on to HNC (Level 4) and Degree (Level 6) in line with their career progression, as our business heavily invests in its people.

Qualifications

At the end of this apprenticeship scheme you will possess a number of qualifications, such as:

  • EAL Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering
  • EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (Mechatronics)*

*Note that EAL Level 3 Diploma can be specific to department.

Where will it take you?

Following this apprenticeship, you’ll have the opportunities to make your mark in roles such as:

  • Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician
  • Machinist
  • Research and Development Technician
  • Welder and Fabricator
  • Quality (Metrology) Technician

What next?

Apply now

 

Higher Engineering - Manufacturing Support

To join (qualifications)

Five GCSEs (or academic equivalents) at Grade C/Level 4 or above, which must include:

  • Maths and English
  • Science or an Engineering subject

Plus at least one of the following:

  • Two A-Levels at Grade C/Level 4 or above – Maths and Science or Engineering subject
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate or Diploma in an Engineering discipline
  •  ‘Access to HE’ qualification in an Engineering discipline

NOTE: You can apply with predicted grades. If you’re successful at the interview stage, the job offer will be conditional on you achieving the required grades before September.

What to expect?

The Higher Engineering Apprenticeship takes place over four years and aims to develop apprentices into professional engineering roles.

All engineering apprentices begin by developing their ‘foundation’ competencies – this includes practical skills such as machining, hand fitting and wiring electronic circuits.

This is combined with a work placement schedule across various departments, giving you the opportunity to experience and settle in to the work area.

All of this forms the basis for further development into the professional environment, where you will engage in tasks such as designing 3D products for production, programming or repairing industrial control systems and robots, and researching and developing improvements to our product.

Qualifications

At the end of this apprenticeship scheme, you will possess a number of qualifications, such as:

  • EAL Level 4 NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Manufacture
  • BTEC Higher National Certificate in Engineering Manufacture (Electrical and Electronic, Manufacturing Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering)

Higher Engineering Apprenticeships are split into two categories.

Where it will take you?

Following this apprenticeship, you will have the opportunities to make your mark in roles such as:

  • Controls/Electrical Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineering

What next?

Apply now

 

Higher Engineering - Product Design & Development

To join (qualifications)

Five GCSEs (or academic equivalents) at Grade C/Level 4 or above, which must include:

  • Maths and English
  • Science or an Engineering subject

Plus at least one of the following:

  • Two A-Levels at Grade C/Level 4 or above – Maths and Science or Engineering subject
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate or Diploma in an Engineering discipline
  •  ‘Access to HE’ qualification in an Engineering discipline

NOTE: You can apply with predicted grades. If you’re successful at the interview stage, the job offer will be conditional on you achieving the required grades before September.

What to expect?

The Higher Engineering Apprenticeship takes place over four years and aims to develop apprentices into professional engineering roles.

All engineering apprentices begin by developing their ‘foundation’ competencies – this includes practical skills such as machining, hand fitting and wiring electronic circuits.

This is combined with a work placement schedule across various departments, giving you the opportunity to experience and settle in to the work area.

All of this forms the basis for further development into the professional environment, where you will engage in tasks such as designing 3D products for production, programming or repairing industrial control systems and robots, and researching and developing improvements to our product.

Qualifications

At the end of this apprenticeship scheme, you will possess a number of qualifications, such as:

  • EAL Level 4 NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Manufacture
  • BTEC Higher National Certificate in Engineering Manufacture (Electrical and Electronic, Manufacturing Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering)

Higher Engineering Apprenticeships are split into two categories.

Where it will take you?

Following this apprenticeship, you will have the opportunities to make your mark in roles such as:

  • Product Design and Development Engineer
  • Research and Development Engineer
  • Cost Engineer
  • Commercial Engineer

What next?

Apply now

 


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