Composites Technician L3 Apprenticeship GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES RACING LIMITED

GTR are excited to have the opportunity to recruit 10 Apprentice Composite Technicians to join our friendly team based at Fontwell. You will learn a variety of skills including the techniques and procedures to produce components, carbon moulds amongst others relating to motorsport, automotive and aerospace industries.

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

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Closing date: 07 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    For apprentices under 18 - £6.50 per hour (£13,520 per annum) and over 18’s - £7.50 per hour (£15,600 per annum).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (Shifts to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2024

  • Date posted

    17 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    10 available

What you will do in your working day

GTR is a composite manufacturing company looking for Apprentice Composite Technicians to join our very friendly team. You will develop skills in producing high-end composite components across various industries including motorsport, automotive and aerospace. As an Apprentice, you will learn:

  • Selection of appropriate techniques and procedures to produce components
  • Handling of composite materials and the established health & safety procedures
  • Understanding the correct storage and applications of composite materials
  • Understanding of different types of resins and adhesives for bonding and assembly
  • Production of carbon fibre mould tools and preparation procedures
  • Manufacturing of individual components across a range of sectors
  • Reading and understanding technical drawings and procedure manuals
  • Laminating of geometrically complex components and assembly techniques
  • Health & Safety, Inspection and Project Management procedures

The training you will be getting

  • Composites Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • This apprenticeship aligns with The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining for Engineering Technicians (EngTech)
  • Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

You will have the opportunity to experience different disciplines and departments within the organisation. Potential to continue study at Level 4 and beyond.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Willing to learn and develop, Ability to work within a team, Reliability and punctuality, Hardworking, Positive ‘can-do’ attitude, Good communication skills, Good attention to detail, Strong work ethic


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Own transportation is required as the closest train station would be Barnham and bus routes are limited. Full-time commitment of a minimum 40 hours per week.

About the employer

GTR is an industry leading composite manufacturing company, looking for 10 Apprentice Composite Technicians to join our very friendly team from October 2024. GTR prides itself on delivering quality high-end products, with excellent service to all our customers, whilst ensuring that we create a great place to work for everyone. GTR is proud to be an inclusive & equal opportunities employer.




Westergate Works

Denmans Lane


BN18 0SU

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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

Apprenticeship standard

Composites 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

Search for the vacancy, open the record and click the 'Apply' button

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

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Closing date: 07 Jul 2024