Aerospace Quality Apprentice Hyde Group

Are you looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to work in a fast paced predominantly aerospace supplier with a growing orderbook and portfolio of clients? We are looking to appoint an Apprentice Quality Assurance Engineer to gain industry knowledge and aerospace experience to work as part of our quality team within our Cheshire site.

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Closing date: 15 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,433.28 to £20,589.92

    Hourly rate is negotiable depending on experience

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 7.30am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    02 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?


  • Planning / engineering
  • Operational processes
  • Heat treatment and testing
  • Stores / kitting / dispatch


  • FAIR preparation
  • CMM Measurement
  • In process inspection
  • Final inspection
  • First article inspection
  • Metallurgy analysis
  • Nonconformance reporting
  • Continuous improvement
  • 8D / problem solving
  • Internal and external auditing
  • Change control management
  • Calibration control
  • Environmental control

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

  • The qualifications you will achieve are:
  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 3 Diploma Developmental Knowledge
  • Level 3 Diploma Developmental Competence 
  • Training will be undertaken in the workplace and at Tameside College 
  • First year of training will require 2 days day release per week 
  • Second and Third years will require one day day release per week. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Opportunity to move into other quality roles / management positions (Quality Administrator, Environmental Quality Engineer, Quality Engineer, Senior Quality Engineer, Quality Manager, Deputy Head of Quality and Divisional Head of Quality).

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade C) Desired
A Level or equivalent Science (Grade C) Desired

About the employer

This company are a leading engineering service provider specialising in design and manufacture solutions. Offering a complete range of services from discrete work packages to full turnkey solutions. We are trusted by the worlds most prestigious OEMs and tier one suppliers across a range of highly regulated industries. Historically focused on the aerospace industry, our disciplined manufacturing techniques and rigorous information management processes enable us to work in nuclear, medical and the scientific instrument technologies


Hyde Group


Tudor Works

Ashton Street


SK16 4RR

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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