Apprentice Engineering Design Draughtsperson / CAD Technician NUSTEEL STRUCTURES LTD PAYROLL DEPARTMENT

A very exciting opportunity to join Nusteel, an established, leading engineering organisation, specialising in designing and building bridges, gantries and complex structures. You will be working in the Engineering CAD Design department. Learning the skills from professionals to become successful in this career.

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Closing date: 17 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

    Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    17 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties include: 

  • Using 2D or 3D software to produce sketches, schemes, models and detailed drawings
  • Check that drawings meet quality and technical standards
  • Find and fix inaccuracies or mistakes
  • Communicate with engineers, designers and project staff
  • Read and interpret engineers' drawings
  • Do mathematical calculations to work out angles, weights and costs
  • Keep accurate records of different versions of your design work
  • Any other general tasks required within this industry.

The training you will be getting

Engineering Design and Draughtsperson Person Level 3 

Attending Dover Technical College, one day a week. 

Trainer visits to the workplace once a month. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

This role could lead to a permanent progression route.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4/C or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Due to the location, must be able to have viable transport.

About the employer

At Nusteel Structures, we pride ourselves in consistently delivering a high level of service to our clients. From the smallest single span bridges to the largest road and rail infrastructure projects, our aim is to provide efficient manufacturing and installation solutions whilst at the same time ensuring a positive safety culture.







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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


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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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