Heritage Engineering Technician Apprenticeship (Classic Vehicle Coachbuilding) Tuthill Porsche

Tuthill Porsche are recruiting for a coachbuilding and fabrication Apprentice. This is a very exciting opportunity to work alongside a team of highly skilled individuals with a global reputation for restoring, racing and rallying these iconic cars. Working in a newly built facility and surrounded by like-minded, passionate people.

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

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Closing date: 12 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Applicant’s age, experience and qualifications vary; therefore, the starting salary may vary based on these factors.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 41.25

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

This apprenticeship combines old-school coachbuilding with the use of cutting-edge technology. Apprentices will be taught about:

·       The history and development of materials and vehicle construction

·        Hand skills, technical drawing and pattern development and welding

·       Fabrication including bending, folding, shrinking and stretching

·       Wheeling, making bucks, removal and replacement of components

The successful applicant will work with Master Coachbuilders building unique iconic vehicles.

The training you will be getting

The ‘Heritage Engineering Level 3 Apprenticeship’ is a nationally recognised qualification delivered by ‘HSA’ from its Coachbuilding Academy based at ‘Brooklands Museum’ in Surrey. Delivered over 36 months on a block release basis, you will attend your academy on average every 5 weeks for a 5-day block of training running from Monday to Friday, the remaining 80% of the time you will be working with your employer. If required, your employer will cover the Accommodation and travel costs.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On completion of the Programme, you will be qualified as a Heritage Engineering Technician. Employment with Tuthill Porsche after completion of the apprenticeship is not guaranteed but very likely, subject to performance and a position being available.

The classic vehicle industry is thriving and the companies that HSA work with are world-class.  Prospects for progression range from specialist technical roles to management positions and international work opportunities. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade Grades 4 to 9 (A-C)) Essential

Things to consider

There is a high expectation that successful candidates will work hard, be conscientious and represent the company well on all occasions. Appearance, attitude, timekeeping, and personal presentation will all be considered throughout the interview process.

About the employer

Anything is possible with Tuthill Porsche’s passion, perfection and decades of unrivalled experience. Carrying out road, rally or race preparation, Tuthill can make it happen whether you are driving on ice, through the desert, or everyday driving. They have earnt a global reputation for preparing these iconic cars and always stay true to original vision. From concept and design to build and completion, they can turn dreams to reality, offering a phenomenal level of detail to everything they do. Tuthill Porsche has a history of training great talent and providing natural progression within the business.


Tuthill Porsche





OX17 1RY

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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


Kyra Hill


07920 038050

Apprenticeship standard

Heritage engineering 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

Thank you for your interest in the apprenticeship programme at Heritage Skills Academy. Please click the 'Apply Now' button on our website to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 12 Jul 2024