Engineering Apprentice


Dorset, BH21 7SH

Closes on Saturday 31 August

Posted on 30 April 2024


With its own in-house training Academy and engineering workshop, Superior can support you during your entire Apprenticeship. The company has been recognised for having one of the best Apprenticeship programmes in the UK by the National Apprenticeship Service.

Annual wage
£12,646.40 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Engineering operative (level 2)
Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

38 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September


1 Year

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Engineering Operative Apprenticeship standard Level 2

  • Functional Skills in English and Maths up to Level 2 as required
  • Full Health and Safety training
  • Manual machining
  • CNC machining
  • Mechanical Inspection
  • Finishing skills
  • Analytical Methods for Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Business and Project Management
  • Leadership and development
  • Chemistry

Where you’ll work

8 Nimrod Way, East Dorset Trade Park



BH21 7SH


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Engineering operative (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents

Your training plan

This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


Essential qualifications

GCSE or equivalent in:

  • 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science (grade 5 or above)

Desirable qualifications

A Level or equivalent in:

  • Science, Maths or Engineering (grade C or above)
  • Engineering and/or Science (grade Pass or above)

Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


  • A solid level of maths
  • Accountability
  • Adaptable
  • communication skills
  • enthusiastic
  • Hard working
  • interpersonal skills
  • positive attitude

Other requirements

We expect all our employees to have high levels of commitment with a strong work ethic. You will need to be self-motivated and set yourself challenging goals and objectives.

About this company

Superior works closely with global market leaders in sectors including engineering, automotive, food and beverage, electronics and medical equipment. We strive to help ensure the dependability and quality of our clients’ products. As these products evolve, they, in turn, create ever more sophisticated demands.

After this apprenticeship

Continued support upon successful completion of each apprenticeship standard to then go on to study HNC- Foundation Degree - Degree (For example: Bachelors in Engineering) - Master’s Degree (all funded by Superior).

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The contact for this apprenticeship is:


The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000248130.

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Closes on Saturday 31 August

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