Engineering Design & Draughting Apprentice LODGE COTTRELL LTD

A brilliant opportunity has arisen to join the team at Lodge Cottrell as an Engineering Design & Draughting Apprentice. Specialising in Environmental, Power, Process & Nuclear industries. this is a great opportunity for anyone looking to start a career in engineering.

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Closing date: 19 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Produce CAD models and engineering drawings
  • Design, identify and analyse design options and selecting the appropriate design
  • Communicate design information to internal and external parties

The training you will be getting

  • Design and Draughting skills, knowledge & behaviours - delivered in the workplace 
  • Level 3 BTEC in construction and the built Environment - Day release or remote delivery
  • End Point Assesment - knowledge test, practical test and presentation/interview

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • If Apprentice successfully completes the Apprenticeship they may have the opportunity to progress into a long-term position and develop further skills within Lodge Cottrell
  • Possible progression into a Design Engineer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Lodge Cottrell provides a range of services to the Environmental, Power, Process & Nuclear industries. Delivering large scale multi-discipline project management and construction services with a legacy for the global provision of particulate control of air pollution systems, material handling and industrial filter solutions. Ranging from major electrostatic precipitators, fabric and bag filters, SCR and ash handling solutions to all sectors.






B69 2BU

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Training provider


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


William Mackintosh

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering design and draughtsperson

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

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