Manufacturing Engineering Apprentice NASMYTH TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED

As a Manufacturing Engineer Apprentice in Nasmyth Ferndown, you will be responsible for learning and applying techniques, procedures, and regulations related to the upkeep of aircraft and aerospace systems. Under the guidance of experienced engineers, you will participate in various maintenance activities, gaining hands-on experience and knowledge.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 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

    Mon-Thurs: 07:15 - 4:15pm Fri: 07:15 - 12:15pm

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    09 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Work alongside experienced engineers and technicians to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks on aircraft and aerospace systems, including inspections, repairs, and component replacements. Acquire knowledge of maintenance manuals, technical publications, and regulatory requirements pertinent to aerospace maintenance practices. Follow established procedures and guidelines while performing maintenance tasks. Familiarise yourself with various tools, equipment, and diagnostic devices used in aerospace maintenance activities. Able to carry out Fitting, Welding, Fabrication, Plumbing and Joinery, where required, in order to ensure the site is well maintained at all times. Assist in maintaining accurate records of maintenance activities, including work performed, parts replaced, and inspections conducted. Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety, ensuring guidelines are followed in accordance with the Company Health & Safety policy and legislative requirements

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Engineering Operative Apprenticeship Standard Functional Skills in English and Maths up to Level 2 as required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progression to Full Time employment and possible progression to a higher level apprenticeship/further training as required for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Attention to detail, Communication skills, Creative, Customer care skills, Initiative, IT skills, Non-judgemental, Number skills, Organisation skills, Patience, Presentation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent 4 GCSEs including English, Maths and a Science (Grade Grade 3 (D) or above) Desired

Things to consider

We can close this vacancy earlier as required. As part of the application process, you will be required to apply and book an academic interview with Bournemouth and Poole College. For course information

About the employer

Nasmyth is a cohesive group of engineering businesses that consistently provides high quality services and products. Nasmyth offers world class design, manufacturing assembly and product support services across the fields of precision mechanical and electro-mechanical engineering.




78 - 82 Cobham Road

Ferndown Industrial Estate

BH21 7RW

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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 operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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