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Level 3 Aircraft Maintenance Apprenticeship BOMBARDIER SERVICES (UK) LIMITED

Bombardier's apprenticeship program provides qualified students with an important pathway to an aerospace career, a powerful gateway to exciting, new opportunities. Our world-class facility offers students the best on-the-job training possible, with the possibility for full-time employment at the facility upon graduation.

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

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 7:30am to 3:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    14 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Demonstration of knowledge, skills and behaviours through completing the below modules in the workshop, classroom and in the workplace
  • In your first year, develop your basic handskills and start building your fundamental engineering knowledge in Marshall's Workshop including learning to produce components using hand fitting techniques and producing sheet metal components and
  •  Apply your learning of core skills working on live aircraft whilst completing your modules 
  • Using and interpreting engineering data and documentation
  • Scheduled aircraft maintenance and servicing
    Unscheduled aircraft maintenance including defect rectification to aircraft systems and components
  • Repairs to airframe structures
  • All levels of modifications to aircraft structures, systems and interiors

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

  • Level 3 Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance (Civil Aircraft Mechanical)
    approved by the CAA)
  • Level 2 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Aviation Maintenance (Development
  • UK CAA Aircraft Maintenance Licence Category A, Part 66 modules through an approved Part 147 Training Organisation

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will be working towards becoming a qualified Aircraft Mechanic. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade A*-C/ 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade A*-C/ 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Due to the nature of the role and type of company you will need to complete all required medical and security checks if you are offered a place.

About the employer

When committing to our apprenticeship program, you have joined a market-leading, $5.4 billion business, with demonstrated performance. For more than 30 years, Bombardier has designed, built and supported one of the largest fleets in business jet history, which today stands at more than 4,900 aircraft. It is powered by a proud heritage, a commitment to exceptional customer service and thousands of talented and passionate employees.




Bombardier Services (UK) Ltd

Building 401, Churchill Way

Biggin Hill Airport

TN16 3BN


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply online - Upload your CV and complete the application form. Instead of a cover letter we ask that you complete the following questions on the application form: 1. Why do you want to start a career in this area (e.g. engineering, health & safety, aircraft maintenance) and what interests you about an apprenticeship? (250 words max) 2. What interests you about Marshall and the work that we do? (250 words max) If your application is successful you will be invited to an assessment day.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2023