Design Engineering Apprentice (Level 3) GREENFIELD ENGINEERING (SHEET METAL) LTD

We are looking to recruit Engineering Apprentices for the 2022/23 academic year. If you achieved good GCSE grades and would like to pursue a career in Engineering. The apprenticeship will be for 4 years and will include one day per week at college studying towards your qualifications.

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Closing date: 30 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 7.30am to 4.30pm and Friday 7.30am to 2.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Design Engineering Apprentice your first year will be spent in the workplace. Carrying out product development projects in a timely manner. Main duties will be the design and development of sheet metal parts, producing CAD drawings in 2D and 3D.

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

During your 1st and 2nd years youwill be studying towards the Engineering Fitter Standard ST0432. Which will consist of the EAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering alongside the EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Within Greenfield Engineering, there is the potential to progress to a Senior Management position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4 or 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4 or 5) Essential

Things to consider

Practical individuals who are naturally good working with their hands. Reliable hardworking, ambitious and committed individuals required.

About the employer

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a leading sheet metal manufacturer, operating some of the most advanced automated equipment in the industry. A fast growing and progressive company who are looking to recruit organised and well-motivated individuals.




Greenfield Engineering (Sheet Metal) Ltd

Waldon Way


EX22 6ER


Simon Walker

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

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