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3D CAD Mechanical Design Engineer - Engineering Manufacturing Technician Apprentice SPACE ENGINEERING SERVICES LIMITED

As a 3D CAD Engineer Apprentice, you will learn and develop your knowledge and skills gained from your college course and work within the CAD Department. This will gain the necessary experience and qualifications to enable you to progress to a 3D Design Mechanical engineer for Space Engineering Services.

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Closing date: 24 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    37.5 per week (Monday-Friday). Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Attending College to gain level 3 Mechanical Design qualification over a 3-year period.

  • Creating component CAD 3D part models.
  • Creating 3D Assembly models and Manufacturing instruction drawings.
  • Creating Assembly bill of materials within CAD and transferring to Syspro MRP system.
  • Assisting quotation team with proposal drawings of current or new products.
  • Managing designs against cost restraints.
  • Issuing design specification schematics using appropriate software to produce wiring diagrams.
  • Work in conjunction with other technical departments within Space Engineering at our facilities in Pucklechurch.
  • Attend tier meetings.
  • Liaising with Suppliers and ensuring we receive the best value and quality.
  • Learn different processes.
  • Develop new and efficient plant design to match requirements for new projects.
  • Ensuring all work is completed on time and up to a good standard.

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

Engineering Manufacturing Technician Level 4. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A value driven approach – it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that’s important at Space.  We’re Here for Each Other, Here for our Customers and Here for What Matters.

A willingness to learn and develop not only during college but beyond.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Good team player, Excellent interpersonal skills, An aptitude for learning, Able to work independently, Able to make sound decisions, Wants to make a difference


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

Things to consider

We offer a competitive salary, and all our employees 22 days holiday, rising incrementally to 25, plus bank holidays. Our extensive benefits package includes Private Medical Insurance, Income Protection Insurance, Life cover of 2 x salary, Employee Assistance Programme, Discount scheme including Gyms, Introducers Bonus Scheme, and an excellent pension scheme.

About the employer

Refrigeration, mechanical and electrical solutions to customers in the food retail, food processing and distribution, and non-food sectors including pharmaceuticals and manufacturing.




Unit 12, Pucklechurch Trading Estate



BS16 9QH

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Training provider



Apprenticeship Team


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering manufacturing technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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