Engineering Apprentice - Design and Development AEROTRON COMPOSITES

Aerotron Composites Ltd is a privately owned company which is part of the Aerotron Group of aviation companies. We have a new purpose-built facility in Chatteris, focussing on manufacturing aircraft components for several major Aerospace and Defence OEMs. We are currently looking for a design engineering apprentice to join their team.

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

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Closing date: 06 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 07:45 to 16:45

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 May 2024

  • Date posted

    30 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000165592

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

We have a number of positions available for the September 2022 intake and are looking for people that are starting their career and want to develop a new set of hands-on skills, build a career path, and join a growing company. We will provide full training to develop the skills and knowledge you need as a Composite Technician or engineer; we want you to bring the enthusiasm and attitude to succeed. Final roles are available across all areas from:

  • Kit Cutting
  • Laminating and Clave
  • CNC, Paint, Trim, Inspection and engineering

The ideal learner will be:

• Hands on and a can-do attitude

• Confident and able to adapt to tasks required

• Hard working and reliable

• Punctual and committed in all aspects

• Ability to work in a fast-paced working environment

The training you will be getting

  • The learner will be studying the Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship standard qualification, which includes EAL Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence), EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (Development Competence), and Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge).
  • Day release to West Suffolk College.
  • Functional skills will be studied if equivalent qualifications are not held.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Opportunity to have a career path within Aerospace and Defence industry.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 Subjects (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Apprenticeship salary, 28 days holiday including statutory and public holidays, option to join company pension scheme, AXA healthcare scheme (after 1 year service), free on site car parking, canteen facility and the benefit of a newly equipped gym for staff use.

About the employer

Aerotron Composites Ltd is a privately owned company which is part of the Aerotron Group of aviation companies. We have a new purpose-built facility in Chatteris, focussing on manufacturing aircraft components for several major Aerospace and Defence OEMs. We are a global leader in the Aerospace and Defence industries and the partner-of-choice for best-in-class product development, manufacture and repair.

Employer

AEROTRON COMPOSITES

Address

Aerotron Composites, Fenton Way

CHATTERIS

PE16 6UP

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Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 06 May 2024