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2023 Level 3 Manufacturing Apprentice - Cheadle THALES UK LIMITED

Through our Engineering Operative apprenticeship you’ll be making the most of your talents, getting to understand manufacturing from the ground up; and doing so with the help of one of the biggest and best names in the industry.

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

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Closing date: 16 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,000.00

    Yearly performance pay reviews Flexible working Flexible benefits package

  • Working week

    Flexible workday, Mon-Fri, 37 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000100427

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • The first few weeks will be spent in a training area learning the key skills required for working in the manufacturing areas; assembly techniques, Wiring and looming, Soldering and ESD safety. You will be set up with all the relevant tooling and software needed to work throughout Thales.
  • A rotation plan will start once you have completed your manufacturing key skills training, where you will gain experience & knowledge in a different manufacturing department every 4 - 6 months.
  • After the rotation plan and having reached the required level of skill and competence you will be put forward for an end point assessment to complete your apprenticeship.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

As a manufacturing apprentice you will be working towards a Level 3 apprenticeship following the Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician pathway. For the duration of this 3-4 year programme you will be given one day per week in which to complete your studies with a local college. For the other 4 days you will be working in the business, applying your learning and gaining a breadth of experience across the industry.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of the programme you will move into a permanent role within the function.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Level 5 or C and above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 5 or C and aboe) Essential

About the employer

Together, we create the ingenious technological systems and innovations that impact and improve people's lives every single day. Even if you haven't heard the name Thales before, you've definitely benefited from our inventiveness. We reinvest 20% of our sales in Research & Development in the UK. Together we supply invention across 5 core areas: Aerospace, Space, Transportation, Defence and Security.

Employer

THALES UK LIMITED

Address

Ashurst Drive Bird Hall Lane

Cheadle Heath

Stockport

SK3 0XB

Contact

Early Careers

Suppearlycar@uk.thalesgroup.com

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Training

Training provider

THE TRAFFORD COLLEGE GROUP

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 16 Jan 2023