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Undertaking a four year programme of development, year one of your apprenticeship training will be based at Gloucestershire Engineering Training, where you will concentrate on acquiring the basic practical mechanical engineering skills & achievement of NVQ Diploma at Level 2. You will also undertake year one of your Technical Certificate programme.

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Closing date: 24 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    8 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Attend Gloucestershire Engineering Training for first year to acquire basic foundation engineering skills
  • Assist and work under the guidance of skilled Craft and Engineers in carrying out the manufacture of diesel fuel injectors and their components during years 2-4 at our Stonehouse plant.
  • Participate in the Level Three Advanced Apprenticeship programme, undertaking a National Vocational Qualification and a Technical Certificate qualification
  • Ensure all academic work is kept up to date in accordance with the apprenticeship requirements set out by your G.E.T. review officer
  • Liaison with Borg Warner Technologies Talent Development Manager with regard to all training issues
  • Participation in all training initiatives specific to the post holder’s duties
  • Undertake work with increasing independence as the apprenticeship and skill set progresses
  • Undertake such duties as may be reasonably requested by senior management
  • Take reasonable care of their own and others safety, to co-operate with managers/craft/engineers in complying with statutory health and safety duties; to report incidents, accidents, faults, etc.
  • To participate in departmental team activities
  • Successfully complete the End Point Assessment element of the Apprenticeship Standard

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

Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Level 2 competence qualification 
  • Level 3 competence qualification 
  • Level 3 knowledge qualification 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • This apprenticeship will be the first stage of your journey, and the start of an exciting and rewarding career in engineering
  • You will earn as you learn and be employed by a successful and expanding multi-national company
  • Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship, and subject to full consideration of abilities, aptitude and academic results, it is expected that you will be offered a permanent position as a Manufacturing Craft on shift within the company


This will see you permanently join a highly skilled manufacturing department within the factory, where you will assume responsibility for a suite of technologically advanced production lines, their quality and the achievement of all output targets. It is also expected that as part of a growing business, there will be opportunities for further career development post-apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9 or C and above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9 or C and above) Essential

About the employer

Borg Warner Technologies Ltd is a world leader in the design and manufacture of diesel fuel injection systems for 9-16 litre commercial and off-road vehicle diesel engines. Our injection systems meet all current emission specifications, and we are proud to supply all of the premium truck manufacturers in the world. We employ around 1100 staff at our Stonehouse plant, which includes 31 current apprentices at various stages of their four-year programme.




Brunel Way

Stroudwater Business Park


GL10 3SX

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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