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Craft and Technician Advanced L3 Apprenticeship






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37 hours per week. Monday - Thursday 07.30 - 12.00, 12.30 - 1530. Friday : 07.30 - 12.00, 12.30 - 15.00. Apprentices may have alternative and longer working hours for their college days.



Job Description:

One of the largest and versatile Aerospace and Defence companies, they appreciate the importance and value created by apprenticeships and have delivered engineering training programmes and apprenticeships for more than 90 years. These Level 3 Apprenticeships will be in the following areas of the company group: Craft opportunities L3 - Marshall Land Systems Fitter apprentice, L3 - Manufacturing Support - Multi Skilled Fitter, L3 - Craft Electrical/Avionic Apprentice and Level 3 - Craft Mechanical Apprentice. Engineering Design Apprenticeships opportunities L3 - Engineering Design Electrical/Avionic Apprentice and Engineering Design Mechanical Apprentice. The initial foundation training, involving both practical and theory work, takes place in their modern and well-equipped AeroAcademy workshop. YEAR 11s and above may apply.


You will have an initial 6 or 7 months foundation training undertaken in a dedicated workshop. After this initial training, you will transfer to the main work place to learn from experienced engineers and work towards a Level 3. Other required qualifications, such as technical certificates, are obtained through study at local colleges or delivered on site. Equivalent to one day a week training.


You will need for the Craft opportunities 5 GCSEs at Scores 5-9 (A-C) which must include Maths, English and Science. For the Engineering Design Apprenticeships 5 GCSEs at Scores 6-9 (A-B) which must include Maths, English and Science. You should have good spelling, grammar and spoken communication, and must be able to demonstrate integrity, enthusiasm and dedication. They look for people who are more than just technically matched to the job. They look for people whose actions and values reflect our company values and who are passionate about developing themselves and others. You will need to be team orientated, a self-starter and able to show commercial awareness. You will bring drive, resilience and the ability to embrace opportunity and change.


Opportunities for further personal development are available following completion of the apprenticeship programme. Many apprentices become aircraft mechanical or electrical/avionics fitters or mechanical or electrical/avionics design engineers. Some go on to study for degrees and other engineering qualifications.

Additional Information:

31st January 2017. Applicants will need to provide appropriate documentation demonstrating their right to work in the UK. Successful candidates will join the company in September 2017 with apprenticeship contracts whilst on the programme. Benefits: Staff restaurant, Schemes for work-life balance: including flexible working, Staff discount scheme at various outlets, Occupational health services, Company pension scheme, Annual performance reviews, 25 days' annual leave entitlement plus eight statutory holidays, Car parking, Childcare vouchers, Employee assistance programme and Workplace banking in association with Barclays Bank.


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