Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Level 3 Caterpillar (U.K.) Ltd

You will be embedded in a highly skilled team and will collaborate with a range of people across the facility whilst spending time in other areas of the business to fully understand how our Manufacturing Operations function works.

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

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Closing date: 01 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,750.00

    potential for 4% Annual Bonus, Share Scheme, Pension and 21 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and Employee Benefits/Discount Scheme, Employee Assistance Scheme

  • Working week

    First 10 months full time college five days / week, thereafter four day working week with day-release at college. Days and times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000226506

  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

  • You will learn to use various machining techniques on lathes, grinders, millers and state-of-the-art 5-axis CNC machines
  • You will work alongside all other areas of the business learning the manufacturing processes and techniques used for production
  • You will learn the latest skills and knowledge from our engineering workshop experts

The training you will be getting

  • Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be a qualified Engineering Technician
  • For the first 10 months of this four-year training programme (September to July), you will attend Shrewsbury College full time, Monday to Friday

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be a qualified Engineering Technician
  • The programme is offered as a four-year fixed-term contract of employment. At the end of this period you will be eligible to apply for any roles that are available at that time

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs (incl Math & English) (Grade Grade C/Level 4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. We do business on every continent, principally operating through three primary segments – Construction Industries, Resource Industries, and Energy & Transportation – and providing financing and related services through our Financial Products segment.

Employer

Caterpillar (U.K.) Ltd

Address

Caterpillar Shrewsbury Ltd

Lancaster Road

Shrewsbury

SY1 3NX

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Training

Training provider

SHREWSBURY COLLEGES GROUP

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

Please apply via the link. Please note that CV is not necessary for this position.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Apr 2024