Engineering Apprentice. AE Aerospace Ltd

Engineering apprentice required to work on shop floor gaining an understanding of tools, bench work and metal work. To work in other departments gaining experience of all aspects of the business.

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    39 hours, 5 days a week.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Engineering Apprentice required.


  • Working on shop floor gaining an understanding of tools, bench work and metal work.
  • Working in logistics to gain an understanding of shipping to clients, receiving metals, ordering and customer service.
  • Shadowing in the sales and Accounts Department to gain an understanding of all aspects of the business.
  • Working in the Inspection Department measuring and testing using gauges and micrometers.
  • General workshop duties including packing and cleaning.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Willing to learn.
  • Practical ability.
  • A mature attitude.
  • Good communications Skills.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Attention to detail.

Personal qualities

  • Passion for engineering.
  • Punctuality.
  • Reliability.
  • Team Player.
  • Self motivated.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Maths grade C or higher or equivalent.
  • GCSE English grade C or higher or equivalent.
  • 3 additional GCSEs (or equivalents).

Future prospects

The apprenticeship can allow you to progress through the academic route and ultimately get a degree in engineering. However just having the apprenticeship alone provides a fantastic stepping stone for your career and will enhance your opportunities in the engineering world.

About the employer

This company was established in 1996 to service the aftermarket needs of the areospace industry.They supply precision machined components on 3, 4 and 5 axis centres. They work on both civil and military projects including airframe, power plant and fixed rotary wing. They work with turning and machining machines, complete cylindrical and surface grinding, lapping, honing and jig boring, and sub-assemblies and pressure test.


AE Aerospace Ltd



Dymoke Street


B12 0TA

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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations.
  • Level 2 Diploma in Engineering- Manufacturing Technology.
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths and English (if required)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Personal & Learning Thinking Skills.
  • Please note: The Apprenticeship will be delivered at Lema academy, Lower Tower Street, Birmingham, B19 3NH.
  • All applicants are to apply directly to LEMA and NOT A.E. Areospace.

Apprenticeship framework

Improving Operational Performance

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by LEMA


Kay Carter 0788 245 2154

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2017