Product design and development engineer apprenticeship (degree apprenticeship) ATKINS LIMITED

Atkins, operating under AtkinsRéalis is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design, engineering and project management expertise. Join our Apprenticeship Programme to be a part of the future of design and engineering.

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

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Closing date: 20 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £23,400.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday ( Flexible timings to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000215164

  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

Our apprenticeships are designed to give you an insight into a wide variety of areas of work and the chance to explore where your skills and interests lie. Through a combination of on-the-job learning and practical skills development, you’ll work on real projects from day one that offer scale and variety, collaborating with others and creating meaningful impact on the world around us. You’ll work towards your professional qualification; whichever path you take, your future starts here. 

You’ll also be supported by our leaders, technical specialists, your own dedicated mentor and our continuous learning and development framework.

Not only will you gain valuable 'on the job' experience and work towards professional qualifications but you'll also earn a meaningful salary from day one. We’re proud to be paying Real Living Wage for our Level 6 Apprenticeships.

You'll be making a sustainable difference in people's lives, shaping cities, reimagining transport and transforming nuclear energy. And with the opportunity to work across Cities & Development, Nuclear & Power, Transportation, Water or Environment, you'll decide where you want your career to go.

Here’s what your role as an apprentice will involve:

  • Developing your skills in a wide range of exciting projects
  • Learning and using relevant design software
  • Being involved in client meetings and assisting in building key client relationships
  • You’ll get to understand and learn digital skills, to help us harness technology in new ways
  • Your mentors will support you as you study towards nationally recognised qualifications and accreditation
  • You’ll have dedicated time to spend at college or university to focus on your studies

The training you will be getting

The Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) in Mechanical Manufacture focuses on the mechanics of advanced manufacturing processes, including mechanical design of manufacturing components, interaction between process equipment and workpieces for optimum process design and failure analysis and finite element analysis for advanced machine components. Typical areas of interest include structural mechanics, heat transfer and fluid flow, and wear and lubrication.

Graduates will be able to contribute to the competitiveness of the manufacturing sector by designing and optimising modern manufacturing processes.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

This standard has been designed to meet the professional standards of the Engineering Council for initial registration as an Engineering Technician (Eng Tech) in partnership with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Further professional development and registration is subject to candidates successfully completing the appropriate learning, developing the appropriate competence, and undergoing professional review.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade B or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science (Grade Grade B or above) Essential

About the employer

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years’ design and engineering expertise. With us, you’ll join a team of people who ask questions, who dare to see things in a different way and want to build a better world. We’re driven to discovering new ways to answer the world’s biggest challenges, to help clients bring their projects to life and to make a real difference to people’s lives globally. We have over 50,000 employees in offices worldwide. Our work covers everything from transportation to defence, energy to infrastructure and we work with major global clients like UK Ministry of Defence and Heathrow Airport. With Atkins, you’ll be in great company.

Employer

ATKINS LIMITED

Address

Acero

1 Concourse Way

S1 2BJ

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Training

Training provider

THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

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

Product design and development engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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: 20 May 2024