Apprentice Composite Technician GTR Ltd

We are a composite manufacturing company looking for apprentice composite technicians to join our very friendly team, where we pride our self on delivering quality high-end products and excellent service to all our customers, whilst ensuring that we create a great place to work for everyone. The role includes understanding of different types of resins and adhesives for bonding and assembly, production of carbon fibre mould tools and preparation procedures and manufacturing of individual components across a range of sectors.

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Closing date: 09 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday: 08.00 – 16.30 Lunch: 13.00-13.30 Paid Tea Breaks: 10.00-10.15 15.00-15.15.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    31 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    10 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Selection of appropriate techniques and procedures to produce components
  • Handling of composite materials and the established health & safety procedures
  • Understanding the correct storage and applications of composite material
  • Understanding of different types of resins and adhesives for bonding and assembly
  • Production of carbon fibre mould tools and preparation procedures
  • Manufacturing of individual components across a range of sectors
  • Reading and understanding of technical drawings and procedure manuals
  • Laminating of geometrically complex components and assembly techniques
  • Health & safety, inspection and project management procedures

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

  • L3 Composites Technician
  • Advanced Level Apprenticeship
  • Work Address Denmans Lane,Denmans Lane,Arundel,West Sussex,BN18 0SU
  • Release time at Chichester College 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • You will have the opportunity to develop and progress across different disciplines and departments within the organisation. Potential to continue study at Level 4.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent other (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

Own transportation is required as the closest train station would be Barnham and bus routes are limited. Full-time commitment of a minimum 40 hours per week.

About the employer

We are a leading manufacturer of composite components. Our broad client base spans across many global industries including Motorsport, Defence, Aerospace, Industrial, Medical, Marine and Automotive.




Westergate Works Denmans Lane


West Sussex

BN18 0SU

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Training provider



Andy Griffin


Apprenticeship standard

Composites technician

Level 3 (A level)

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