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Draughtsperson Apprenticeship (Level 3) AWE

Aldermaston, Reading
Starting salary of £11,000. This increases annually with second year salary of £18,300.
Closing date
27 Feb 2023

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Draughtsperson Apprenticeship (Level 3 Advanced)

A draughtsperson produces engineering designs and drawings for components, structures, piping, control & instrumentation systems, and electrical systems used in industrial and commercial construction. 

The first part of your training will be spent in the award-winning Skills Academy whilst also attending a local college on day release. Once you’ve met the required learning, you will undertake focused professional placements across the business where you will gain knowledge of the challenges we face, problem solving, and safety requirements. 

The role may appeal to you if you are interested in:

  • Technical drawings
  • Engineer drawings
  • CAD (computer aided design)
  • Design communication

About You:

  • A practical aptitude for engineering & technology
  • Computer literacy
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Awareness of health & safety
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Passionate and motivated
  • Maths GCSE at Grade 5/B or above
  • English & Science/Technical subject at GCSE at Grade 4/C or above

Age: Applicants must be aged 16 or over, as of 1st of September 2023, due to security clearance requirements  

If you currently hold a Level 3 Diploma in Engineering or similar, you should consider applying for a Degree level apprenticeship.

Duration of Training: 3-4 years (varies depending on personal performance)

Location: Aldermaston, near Reading

What we offer:

  • We offer our apprentices a starting salary of £11,000. This increases annually with second year salary being £18,300
  • A market leading contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement and excellent work/life balance including a 9-day working fortnight. This means that every other Friday you won’t be required to work! 

Alongside these benefits you will get the opportunity to learn from some of the top leaders in their field whilst helping us to continue to deliver national nuclear security, threat reduction and counter-terrorism solutions.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated areas – if applicable.  

We recruit on a rolling basis which means as soon as our positions have been filled, we close our applications.  

Successful candidates must be available to start on the Apprenticeship Programme in September 2023.  

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