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Manufacturing Engineer Apprentice

Unit 13a, Little Oak Drive, Nottingham, NG15 0DR
£18,525.00 annually
Closing date
4 Jul 2023

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

The Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme at TSTL consists of the following placements in the engineering teams; Process Engineering, Product Engineering, New Product Introduction, Tooling Engineering (CAD) and Laboratory.

During each rotation you will work closely with the department, supporting both day to day tasks and completingshort projects whilst learning about the area.

This will include the following:
  • Writing technical documents
  • Writing statistical analysis of process data
  • Problem investigation and resolution
  • Utilising tooling design and control
  • Provide technical support to help resolve key business issues

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

Manufacturing Engineers primarily support the activities involved in bringing design programmes into manufacture. This role is pivotal to the launch planning and smooth delivery of exciting new products or product refresh programmes. The focus is on the advanced manufacturing techniques and project management skills required to launch products on time, on cost and to the right quality. Typically Manufacturing Engineers work closely with a range of other engineers, functions and managers both within their own company and supplier base.

You will study on a Level 6 Manufacture Engineer Degree standard on a Foundation Degree in Manufacturing Technology pathway. On completion of this, you will gain a qualification in Engineering at Degree Level 6 standard.

During the first year of the apprenticeship, your learning will take place at the University of Sheffield's AMRC Training Centre based at Catcliffe, Rotherham, for an initial block of study on a full-time basis. After this, you will attend the Training Centre for one day a week for knowledge study.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Completion of the University of Sheffield's AMRC Training Centre apprenticeships are nationally recognised qualifications which are acknowledged and respected by employers across the world. These can open the door to many more opportunities, such as Engineering Management and Project Engineering positions across a range of sectors worldwide.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Multitask, Interpersonal skills, Enthusiastic


BTEC or equivalent Engineering BTEC Level 3 or equivalent (Grade Distinction Merit / 120 Credit) Essential

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