Heritage Engineering Technician Apprenticeship (Mechanical – Classic Vehicle restoration) WOOLMER CLASSIC ENGINEERING LTD
Woolmer Classic Engineering have a vacancy for one mechanical apprentice to work alongside its team of experienced restoration and historic racing engineers. This is a truly unique opportunity to join a team of talented engineers preparing and maintaining Austin Healey’s and other iconic road, race and rally cars from the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s.
Closing date: 31 Dec 2022
Applicant’s age, experience and qualifications vary; therefore, the starting salary may vary based on these factors.
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
03 Jan 2023
03 Nov 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
This apprenticeship combines old-school engineering with cutting-edge technology:
- You will assist highly skilled engineers with complex maintenance and rebuild of a range of iconic Austin Healey’s
- You will be taught about the history and development of vehicles, components and materials, servicing and tuning, transmissions and drivetrains, chassis, suspension, steering, braking and electrics
- Training will also include Technical Drawing, welding, business studies and advanced diagnostics
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Qualification: The ‘HET Level 3 Apprenticeship’ is a nationally recognised certification delivered by ‘HSA’ from its Mechanical Academy based at ‘Bicester Heritage’ in Oxfordshire. Delivered over 42 months on a block release basis, you will attend your academy on average every 5 weeks for a 5-day block of training running from Monday to Friday, the remaining 80% of the time you will be working with your employer. If required, your employer will cover the Accommodation and travel costs.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
On completion of the Programme, you will be qualified as a Heritage Engineering Technician. Employment with Woolmer Classic Engineering after completion of the apprenticeship is not guaranteed but very likely, subject to performance and a position being available.
The classic vehicle industry is thriving and the companies that HSA work with are world-class. Prospects for progression range from specialist technical roles to management positions and international work opportunities.
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About the employer
HERITAGE SKILLS ACADEMY LIMITED
Heritage engineering technician
Level 3 (A level)
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