This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the largest international independent manufacturers of metallic aerospace detailed parts based in Derby. This role will involve fabrication, assembly and machining.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Competitive Salary, Holidays, Pension, Life Assurance, Employee Assistance Programme, Perkbox Account, Free Parking, Free Hot Drinks, Specsavers Vouchers, Overtime.

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 07.30 - 16.00, Friday 07.30 - 12.30

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    6 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Throughout your apprenticeship you can expect to train on state-of-the-art products, equipment and machinery. Gaining valuable hands-on experience all while being guided and supported by engineering experts.

During the apprenticeship you will cover the following duties on a rotation around the manufacturing facility:

  • Machining of components
  • Fabrication of components
  • Assembly of components
  • NDT processes of quality inspection

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence.

You will be expected to work towards the Engineering Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.

As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

  • Level 2 Certificate in Engineering
  • Level 2 Competence in Engineering
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression on to a job role specific level 3 apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Engineering (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

About the employer

parts. Our global footprint means that we have the ability to meet our customers’ needs both in location and of low cost sourcing.




Unit 9 Victory Park

Victory Road


DE24 8ZF

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Training provider



Sam Singh-Eyley

01246 500 500

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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