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Engineering Apprentice

Dorset Green Technology Park, Winfrith Newburgh, Dorchester, DT2 8ZB
£18,500.00 annually
Closing date
29 Mar 2023

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

Under the supervision of highly skilled engineers you will become competent in the following:
  • Fundamentals of designing product (mechanical/electrical/electronic/software) components
  • Competent and efficient in the use of Computer Aided Design (CAD) ad software based tools
  • Develop an understanding of product lifecycle management principles and tools
  • Use and maintenance of the company's engineering facilities
  • Integration of components into our products
  • Laboratory and sea based testing of our products

Depending on your skills, preference and potential you will specialise in one or more of these engineering disciplines: Mechanical design; Electrical/electronics design; Software/control engineering.

You may be asked to undertake tasks which requires you to develop knowledge across multiple disciplines so that you are able to play a key role in the integration and testing of our world leading products.

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

Upon completion of your apprenticeship you will obtain a Manufacturing engineer Level 6 qualification (or equivalent) with Bournemouth and Poole College through day release once a week

We also offer the opportunity to complete further qualifications should you want to continue your studies.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
  • In any of these roles you will be supported with the necessary training and development to provide you with the skills and experience to become a future technical leader and Chartered Engineer
  • You can help drive forward AEUK's exciting engineering product development and contribute directly to UK national defence

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, Initiative, Enthusiam, Self motivated


A Level or equivalent Engineering (Grade C) Desired
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade C) Desired
A Level or equivalent Physics (Grade C) Desired
A Level or equivalent Product Design (Grade C) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Engineering (Grade Pass) Desired

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