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2023 Manufacturing Apprentice THALES UK LIMITED

Through our Engineering Operative apprenticeship you’ll be making the most of your talents, getting to understand manufacturing from the ground up; and doing so with the help of one of the biggest and best names in the industry.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 17 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,000.00

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  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 37 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000101526

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The first few weeks will be spent in a training area learning the key skills required for working in the manufacturing areas; assembly techniques, Wiring and looming, Soldering and ESD safety. A rotation plan will start once you have completed your manufacturing key skills training, where you will gain experience & knowledge in a different manufacturing department every 4 - 6 months. After the rotation plan you will be put forward for an end point assessment to complete your apprenticeship.

You will become a key member of the team, with technical knowledge and practical expertise in the use of both common and specialist tools and equipment, including the use of a variety of measuring, testing, diagnostic aids/equipment and processes to ensure individual components, assemblies and/or integrated systems meet the required specification.

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

As a manufacturing apprentice you will be working towards a Level 3 apprenticeship following the Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician pathway. For the duration of this 3-4 year programme you will be given one day per week in which to complete your studies with a local college. For the other 4 days you will be working in the business, applying your learning and gaining a breadth of experience across the industry.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will become a Manufacturing Operative within the Manufacturing Team


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 2 (Grade A-C or 5-9) Essential

About the employer

Together, we create the ingenious technological systems and innovations that impact and improve people's lives every single day. Even if you haven't heard the name Thales before, you've definitely benefited from our inventiveness. We reinvest 20% of our sales in Research & Development in the UK. Together we supply invention across 5 core areas: Aerospace, Space, Transportation, Defence and Security.

Employer

THALES UK LIMITED

Address

Ocean House

Throop Road

BA8 0DH

Contact

Thales Early Careers Team

suppearlycar@uk.thalesgroup.com

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Training

Training provider

YEOVIL COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Online application form, online assessment followed by an assessment centre which will include and interview and two group activities

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Jan 2023