We are looking for 3 x CAD apprentices to join our team in Riding Mill, Northumberland. You will gain a wide and varied understanding of engineering design along with an understanding of engineering designs and drawings for structures and systems. Producing engineering designs and drawings for components, structures and systems used in industrial and commercial construction.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 8am-16:00pm, Fri 7:30am – 1pm

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Reporting into the Senior Draftsperson the apprentice will:

  • Learn drawing packages typically Autodesk Inventor
  • work closely with the Engineers to develop concept models into working drawings suitable for manufacture
  • create new or improved product and component documents for engineering and manufacturing including layouts, assembly and detail drawings
  • create product or component illustrations including block diagrams, schematics, isometric illustrations, orthographic illustrations and three dimensional perspective illustrations for use in marketing literature, manuals and sales video presentations
  • create exploded view drawings for operation, service and assembly manuals

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

  • You will work towards an Engineering Design and Draftsperson level 3 standard

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full time position upon completion of apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent english and maths (Grade 6 /B or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6 / b or above) Essential

About the employer

At Osbit, we design and build quality, cost-effective engineered systems to support a range of offshore wind and oil & gas operations. We deliver safe, bespoke equipment On Spec, Budget and In Time – every time. We are flexible and responsive, tailoring each project to suit our clients’ demands. We know that productivity equals profits – that’s why we provide quality, cost-effective support. Whatever your offshore engineering needs, we’ll take your problems and own them until we solve them. It’s as simple as that. Ultimately, it’s not just what we do, it’s how we do it that really sets us apart.







NE44 6AW

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering design and draughtsperson

Level 3 (A level)

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