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Site/Plant Maintenance Apprentice LEONARDO MW LTD

Leonardo Helicopters designs, develops and manufactures a range of the most advanced helicopters, rotary wing technology, also developing mission and performance critical systems. NOTE: This apprenticeship could have either a Mechanical or Electrical bias, which could affect the embedded qualifications.

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

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Closing date: 24 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,780.00

    To find out about all of our Company benefits please visit: https://uk.leonardocompany.com/en/peoplecareers/life-at-leonardo/company-benefits

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, exact hours and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000108940

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The apprenticeship will start with an Induction into Leonardo, followed by a team building week (including overnight accommodation) at an offsite location incorporating all Early Careers new starts. There will also be a Yeovil College Induction to ensure that apprenticeship requirements and expectations are fully established.

 

The Leonardo Helicopters plant and equipment cover a vast array of machines from large machining centres through to composite press tools and autoclaves.  

 

NOTE: This apprenticeship could have either a Mechanical or Electrical bias, which could affect the embedded qualifications

 

The structure of the Apprenticeship programme will be as follows:

 

•             Year 1: Work placements at Leonardo Helicopters (1 day per week) and starting the Level 3 competence (work related) qualification in Engineering Maintenance.  Attend Yeovil College (4 days per week) to start the level 2 competence qualification in machining. If applicable to the apprenticeship bias, start the BTEC level 2 technical qualification.

• Year 2: Work placements at Leonardo Helicopters (4 days per week) and continuing the Level 3 competence qualification in Engineering Maintenance.  Attend Yeovil College (1 day per week) to start the Level 3 technical qualification .

• Year 3:  Work placements at Leonardo Helicopters (4 days per week) and continuing the Level 3 Vocational qualification in Engineering Maintenance.  Attend Yeovil College (1 day per week) to continue the Level 3 technical qualification

• Year 4:  Work placements at Leonardo Helicopters (4 days per week) and completing the Level 3 Vocational (work related) qualification in Engineering Maintenance.

If applicable to the apprenticeship bias, attend Yeovil College (1 day per week) to continue the Level 3 technical qualification.

 

Each Apprentice on this route will need to complete an End Point Assessment as defined in the Apprenticeship Standard, this will take place in the final months of the program.

 

This apprenticeship, although the core location is within the maintenance department, will be spent in a number of different areas of the site. There will be a mixture of 'planned/preventative' & 'reactive' maintenance activities across the duration of the scheme.

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

You will complete the Engineering Technician (ST0457) :
Route 10 - Mechatronics Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship.

Year 1: Work placements at Leonardo Helicopters (1 day per week) and starting the Level 3 competence (work related) qualification in Engineering Maintenance.  Attend Yeovil College (4 days per week) to start the level 2 competence qualification in machining. If applicable to the apprenticeship bias, start the BTEC level 2 technical qualification.

• Year 2: Work placements at Leonardo Helicopters (4 days per week) and continuing the Level 3 competence qualification in Engineering Maintenance.  Attend Yeovil College (1 day per week) to start the Level 3 technical qualification .

• Year 3:  Work placements at Leonardo Helicopters (4 days per week) and continuing the Level 3 Vocational qualification in Engineering Maintenance.  Attend Yeovil College (1 day per week) to continue the Level 3 technical qualification

• Year 4:  Work placements at Leonardo Helicopters (4 days per week) and completing the Level 3 Vocational (work related) qualification in Engineering Maintenance.

If applicable to the apprenticeship bias, attend Yeovil College (1 day per week) to continue the Level 3 technical qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This is a great opportunity to bring your talents and form an integral part of Leonardo’s future. We can help you develop your skills and offer great opportunities to develop and grow, so why not join us.


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, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths, English, Science plus 1 other (Grade 3-9) Essential

Things to consider

Please note that in order to apply for this opportunity you must be eligible for UK Security Clearance. Normally this is to the level of Security Check (typically known as “SC”) for our business which includes having a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in the UK.

About the employer

Leonardo is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection, and sustainable ’smart’ solutions. We are a continually expanding company, offering exciting opportunities to talented individuals who want to work at the forefront of technology.

Employer

LEONARDO MW LTD

Address

Lysander Road

Yeovil

BA20 2YB

Contact

Recruitment Team

leonardo.gb@casemanagement.zellis.com

03339993379

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Training

Training provider

YEOVIL COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Applicants must apply online and complete an application form and attach their CV.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Mar 2023