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Quality Practitioner Apprentice JACOBS U.K. LIMITED

You’ll benefit from learning that will provide the technical skills, behavioral competencies and business acumen you require to create your future. Our teams work cross-sector with various clients.

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Closing date: 20 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Attractive employee benefits package

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm shifts.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • At our Birchwood Park campus, the Quality Practitioner apprentice works alongside the various Quality Managers within the Energy, Security and Technology business in Jacobs.
  • Based in the Technology and Cyber Security (T&CS) operating unit you will also be part of a wider team of Jacobs Quality Professionals across the country and beyond, working collaboratively and sharing best practice and lessons learned.
  • At Jacobs we believe Quality is key to the governance, oversight and successful completion of the activities that we deliver for our clients, especially so now with the increasing need for low carbon energy and enhanced focus on sustainability.    

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will achieve Quality Practitioner Level 4 Standard.

A 100% tailored training and assessment program will be delivered to support you throughout your Apprenticeship, (14 - 18 months including endpoint assessment) topics covered include –
Introduction to Quality and Quality Management Systems
Quality - Organisations and their Context
Product and Service Life Cycle and Design
Understanding and Delivering Customer Requirements
Risk, Opportunity and Objectives
Leveraging the value of Audits
Driving Improvement
Culture, Communication and Life-Long learning
You may need to complete level 2 Maths and English Functional skills (if you cannot evidence prior grades)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential to progress to Quality Engineer and Quality Manager thereafter

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

This opportunity provides a flexible route for development through work and study. The roles are based in one of our Birchwood Park offices.

About the employer

"At Jacobs we’re all about Challenging Today and Reinventing Tomorrow! Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. How about a career that involves an opportunity to study alongside working for a company that is focused on the biggest challenges in the world today. The Jacobs T&CS business is responsible for UK and European Cyber Security and the largest network of R&D engineering laboratories in the UK. We work collaboratively with colleagues and clients using the full breadth of our capability to provide the right answers to complex problems. Our teams work cross-sector with various clients; from hydrogen, fusion and small modular reactors to supporting decommissioning work, existing nuclear and non-nuclear infrastructure and defence. "




305 Bridgewater Place

Birchwood Park, Birchwood



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Training provider



Nicki Bevan


Apprenticeship standard

Quality practitioner

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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