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Apprentice Mechanical Designer Level 4 Wolverhampton ALSTOM TRANSPORT UK LIMITED

A fantastic opportunity to join a world leading engineering company. The role will involve operating CAD using Catia version 5, producing CAD 3D models and manufacturing 2D drawings, working with manufacturers of components and liaising with customers to deliver a quality product to cost, ensuring a high level of quality to specific timescales.

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

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Closing date: 08 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 07:30 - 15:30, Friday 07:30 - 15:00

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Continuous Improvement activity targeted at all aspects of Alstom performance
  • Design of mechanical installation
  • Production of mechanical drawings and models
  • Integration of mechanical systems
  • Field modification instructions generation
  • Request for test generation
  • Response to technical queries
  • Investigations and solutions of major technical problems
  • Technical document production

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

The apprentice will complete the level 4 Engineering Manufacturing Apprenticeship.

Training will take place at a college on day release. This will be on a day release basis. Training and assessment will also take place at the Traincare Centre. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Alstom offer opportunities to extend Apprenticeship learning through to degree and chartered status if the candidate is suitable and the business need exists.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Patience, Mechanical understanding, Electrical understanding


GCSE or equivalent 5 Subjects including Maths, English & Science (Grade 5 to 9) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Engineering Level 3 (Grade 90 Credits) Essential

Things to consider

You should be prepared to for a life of travel as we work on projects all over the world. Be prepared also to be constantly learning.

About the employer

This is an excellent opportunity to join a world leading engineering company where you will be working alongside qualified and experienced staff. Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions.





Midlands Traincare Centre

Jones Road, Oxley

WV10 6JQ

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering manufacturing technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Mar 2023