Craft Apprenticeships 2019

Airbus Group
Broughton-In-Furness, Cumbria
Per Annum
18 Feb 2019
03 Mar 2019
Role Type
Start Date
24 months+

Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry and a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We believe that it’s not just what we make, but how we make it that counts; promoting responsible, sustainable and inclusive business practices and acting with integrity.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place, on the ground, in the sky and in space.


About our Craft Apprenticeships

Available in Broughton or Filton, there are five pathways to our Craft Apprenticeships: Aero Structures, Aero Systems, Plant Service Centre, Machining or Mechanical and Electrical.

No matter which programme you choose, you’ll gain academic knowledge, practical training and experience while earning a
regular salary the whole time.


Aero Structures
On your way to becoming a Skilled Aircraft Fitter, you will get to be part of exciting projects and work on drill off and assembly of both metallic and composite components to produce the wing
box structure.


Aero Systems
You will become a Skilled Aircraft Systems Fitter as you take part in high-profile projects that involve installing and testing the aircraft flying controls, fuel and electrical systems. Machining
This programme will lead you to becoming a Skilled Machinist working on CNC machines,manufacturing skin panels and stringers for various Airbus Commercial Aircraft.

Plant Service Centre (Maintenance or Tool Room)
This is your chance to become a Skilled Electrical Maintenance Fitter or a Skilled Tool Room Machinist/Fitter, specialising in the service and support of the plant’s production machinery and tooling.

Mechanical & Electrical (Aircraft Fitter or Wind Tunnel Technician)
This is your first step towards becoming a Skilled Aircraft Fitter or a Skilled Wind Tunnel Technician.

For eligibility criteria for each pathway, please visit our website