Engineering Technician Apprentice job

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Engineering Technician Apprentice
  • Not mentioned
  • Apprenticeships
  • Posted: 5 months ago
  • Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom
  • 1 vacancies
  • Expires on: 11-12-2020
Job Description

Engineering Technician Apprenticeship


Air Unit

2021 intake

Do you like to know how things work? Do you have an inquisitive mind and like to break things down to see how they operate? If so, then our Advanced Engineering Technician Apprenticeship covers a vast array of opportunities. In this four year apprenticeship you will be given a strong grounding in practical and theoretical principles, as well as the opportunity to gain practical skills and work experience in the engineering discipline.   

What Does The Apprenticeship Involve?

As an Engineering Technician Apprentice will enable you to gain experience in areas such as Design Engineering, Systems Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering. You will be trained to demonstrate:-

  • Safe systems of working
  • A technical contribution to either the design, development, quality assurance, manufacture, installation, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, systems, processes or services
  • Proven techniques and procedures to solve engineering/manufacturing problems
  • Effective interpersonal skills in communicating both technical and non-technical information
  • A commitment to continued professional development

Typical areas may include: Technical Support in areas such as Design; Aerodynamics; Flight systems and Fleet technical support.

Following the first year, Technician apprentices will continue with academic studies and learning and contributing to the business, by completing six placements. You will have the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of engineering areas including design, systems, in-service support and integration and working alongside Industry experts. This allows Technician apprentices to have worked on all stages of an aircraft lifecycle, giving them a well-rounded skill set and knowledge base.


What Qualification Will You Get?

Engineering Technician Standard [Level 3]

Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)

Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Technical Support

Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

(Depending on your entry qualifications you may also be considered for a Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Engineering and a Level 4 Diploma in engineering and Advanced Manufacturing)

You will also be encouraged to become accredited to a professional engineering institution such as the Royal Aeronautical Society or Institute of Engineering and Technology. 

How Will I Be Rewarded?

We offer competitive salaries and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and share saving scheme. 

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade 9-4/ A*-C (or equivalent) including Maths, English and Science/ Technical subject


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