Materials Science - Degree Apprenticeship LUCIDEON GROUP LIMITED
You will be training to develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours to acquire a Degree Apprenticeship in Material Science with the University of Derby. As an apprentice employee, you will spend 80% of your time with us onsite and the remaining 20% of your time will be spent on campus or in self-directed study, with the University of Derby.
Closing date: today
Benefits include: 25 days holiday (plus public holidays) • Flexible working arrangements (variable start and end times) • Private medical cover (including a cash plan to pay most excesses, and the option to enrol other family members)
Total hours per week: 37
Possible start date
19 Sep 2022
19 Jul 2022
Level 6 (Degree with honours)
What will the apprentice be doing?
AMRICC seeks candidates to fill the position of Apprentice Materials Technician for its new industrial innovation and commercialisation facility.
In the context of this position, you will be training to develop the knowledge, skills, and behaviours to acquire a Degree Apprenticeship in Material Science with the University of Derby. As an apprentice employee, you will be spending 80% of your time with us making a significant and positive contribution to our work. The remaining 20% of your time will be spent on campus or in self-directed study, with the University of Derby.
Primary tasks with AMRICC, will include carrying out and facilitating experimental work in the laboratory and industrial pilot-line facility.
You will also gain foundation science and engineering skills through time spent with specialist materials and testing teams and personnel across our business, working with experienced instructors to complete both theoretical and practical activities. You will then undertake a variety of 3-to-6-month placements in our pilot-line facility and advanced materials processing laboratories, working with our highly experienced and knowledgeable people to learn how the specialist equipment and processes we use operate. This may also include time at partner facilities to experience and learn about advanced ceramic manufacturing processes, environments, and applications.
You will work on a variety of specialist processes used during advanced ceramic development and manufacture such as milling, mixing, forming, spray drying, additive manufacturing, and ‘sintering’ as well as learning about the characterisation of the product at different stages, using a variety of cutting-edge equipment, as well as various physical tests.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Level 6 Materials Science Degree.
Training will be carried out onsite at Lucideon HQ (ST4 7LQ) and onsite at derby university campus.
Time will be split, 80% onsite at Lucideon and the remaining 20% oncampus in Derby. The schedule of this in yet to be confirmed.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Upon completion of the degree, development plans and actions can be put in place for technicians to further grow and develop within the business.
As we work within a variety of industries, our areas for growth and development are varied and can be discussed depending on personal goals and preferences.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Math, English, Physics OR Chemistry (Grade Grade B / 6 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths, Chemistry, Physics OR Engineering (Grade 2 A Levels at grade B or above) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Level 3 Extended Diploma in an engineering-related (Grade DDM or above) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
UNIVERSITY OF DERBY
Materials science technologist (degree)
Level 6 (Degree with honours)
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