Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Apprentice MOOG CONTROLS LIMITED

Starting in September 2023, this is a four-year commitment during which you will learn and develop engineering skills and knowledge through onsite work placements, whilst also studying for nationally recognized qualifications. You will learn a range of skills including assembly of products, machining, and maintenance of equipment.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 04 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage will increase each year.

  • Working week

    Days and times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    05 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • The first year of your Apprenticeship is based on full-time education at Stafford, where you learn practical and theoretical engineering knowledge in a range of subjects
  • In the second year, you will rotate around the business in placements, spending time in our core operations departments. You will also attend Stafford College on a day-release basis and work towards an NVQ qualification in work
  • On successful completion of your level 3 qualification, there may be the opportunity to progress to an HNC in electrical or mechanical engineering, but this will be dependent upon the needs of the business at the time
  • Throughout the apprenticeship, you will meet regularly with our apprentice team to assess ongoing performance

The roles you will transfer into at the end of the scheme are:

  • Skilled CNC Machinist
  • A&T Technician
  • Manufacturing Engineer

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

  • Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • You will spend 80% of time in the workplace and 20% of time at Stafford College

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Could lead to a permanent position once completed

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent maths and English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Assessment – if you are selected, you will complete an assessment where your skills in areas such as Math and Mechanical aptitude will be assessed. This is an online assessment that you can complete at home, and you will be sent a link to the assessment. There is no preparation or revision required, and the assessment will take approximately 60 minutes. Interview and Assessment Day – if you are shortlisted following your online assessment, you will then be invited to attend one of our assessment centres in Wolverhampton during the week commencing 3rd July 2023, where you will have an interview, take part in a group exercise, and can meet some apprentices currently in the scheme.

About the employer

Moog over the last 65 years, has developed the capability to design and manufacture the most advanced motion control products for aerospace, defence, industrial and medical applications where precise control of velocity, force, acceleration, and fluid flow are critical. Moog’s control portfolio has expanded to include all forms of actuation technology, sophisticated control electronics, and system software. We are a leading integrator of precision motion control systems, and our products reflect the culture that our people embrace – a culture where the opportunity to solve a challenging control problem is always welcomed.




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Training provider



The Apprenticeship Hub

01785 275660

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

1. Application - Apply online with a cover letter and CV – the deadline for applications is Sunday 4th June 2023. Use your cover letter to tell us: • Why do you want to do an apprenticeship and why do you want to work in engineering? • What interests do you have away from school/college or work that supports a mechanical aptitude and interest in the principles of engineering?

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Jun 2023