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Manufacturing Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

North Road Industrial Estate, Ellesmere Port, South Wirral, CH65 1AL
£18,000.00 annually
Closing date
29 Mar 2023

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?
  • Engineers combine scientific and mathematical principles to plan, design and innovate a multitude of practical applications.
  • You will be responsible for implementation and ongoing improvement of the Manufacturing Facility at Ellesmere Port, including new vehicle introductions.
  • Take part in key projects and in the production of multi-branded electric vans
  • We have vacancies within our Body Shop, Paint Shop, General Assembly and Quality Areas.

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

We have partnered with Cheshire South and West to offer a course which blends the best aspects of learning with work-based activity, with day release at college whilst learning real skills in the Workplace. Attendance at college will be 2-3 days per week in years 1 and 2, 1 day per week in years 3 and 4 along with monthly assessment visits to support the apprentice to compile the portfolio of evidence in years 3 and 4.

The candidate will study towards a BEng (Hons) in Engineering. The degree element of this standard is delivered by Sheffield University, the delivery model is 3 weeks remote delivery followed by 1 week face to face with the option of additional weeks face to face as deemed necessary by the apprentice or employer.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Completion of this Degree Apprenticeship could lead to a career as Lead Engineer or Engineering Manager.

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade GCSE C or 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade GCSE C or 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade GCSE C or 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade B) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science (Grade B) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Engineering (Grade MMM) Essential

Things to consider

Applicants should hold 5 GCSE's at Grade C or above, including Mathematics, English and a Science, Technology or Engineering related subject and A Levels at grade B or above in both a Mathematical based subject and a Science, Technology, Engineering or additional Mathematics related subject, or 90+ credits in an Engineering BTEC at level 3. The plant is not on a bus route, so you will require your own transport, when based at Plant. This is a Manufacturing/ Shop floor based industry.

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