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Mechanical Engineering Degree Apprentice

Nuclear Transport Solutions
Hinton House, Birchwood Park Avenue, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 6GR
£10,296.00 to £20,319.00 annually
Closing date
10 Jun 2023

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?
  • To excel in your apprenticeship academic course studies and review how these relate to the work environment you will be part of.
  • To support delivery of specific engineering design and/or project tasks, working under supervision and guidance of Professional Engineers.
  • To integrate your college studies and the presented work opportunities to develop into a suitably qualified and experience engineer, who is both academically and behaviourally ready for their next development stage e.g. a Graduate Mechanical Engineer.

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

The Degree Apprentice Programme consists of 2 phases;
  • Level 5 ST0380 Nuclear Technician Apprenticeship
  • Level 5 Foundation Degree/ Higher National Diploma (HND) in Engineering or Science aligned to your chosen pathway
    For candidates with the potential to progress further:
  • Level 6 ST0289 Nuclear Scientist and Nuclear Engineer Apprenticeship
  • Level 6 Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (BEng) or Science (BSc) aligned to your chosen pathway, over a further 2-year period.
    *Specific qualifications are subject to change and replaced with an equivalent.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Following successful completion of your Level 5 Apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to complete a Level 6 apprenticeship with an integrated Degree tailored to your chosen pathway.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths & English (Grade Pass) Essential
Other UCAS Points (Grade 96) Essential

Things to consider

As an integral part of your apprenticeship your progress will be monitored and assessed against government standard requirements. You will compile an evidence folder, demonstrating your areas of learning with accredited certificates of completion for elements of your training. Within the last six months of your apprenticeship you will undertake an assessment by an independently appointed organisation, where you will be expected to clearly demonstrate your capability to perform in your chosen career.

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