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Product design and development engineer apprenticeship (degree apprenticeship)

Employer
ATKINS LIMITED
Location
Acero, 1 Concourse Way, S1 2BJ
Salary
£23,400.00 annually
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
What you will do in your working day

Our apprenticeships are designed to give you an insight into a wide variety of areas of work and the chance to explore where your skills and interests lie. Through a combination of on-the-job learning and practical skills development, you'll work on real projects from day one that offer scale and variety, collaborating with others and creating meaningful impact on the world around us. You'll work towards your professional qualification; whichever path you take, your future starts here.

You'll also be supported by our leaders, technical specialists, your own dedicated mentor and our continuous learning and development framework.

Not only will you gain valuable 'on the job' experience and work towards professional qualifications but you'll also earn a meaningful salary from day one. We're proud to be paying Real Living Wage for our Level 6 Apprenticeships.

You'll be making a sustainable difference in people's lives, shaping cities, reimagining transport and transforming nuclear energy. And with the opportunity to work across Cities & Development, Nuclear & Power, Transportation, Water or Environment, you'll decide where you want your career to go.

Here's what your role as an apprentice will involve:
  • Developing your skills in a wide range of exciting projects
  • Learning and using relevant design software
  • Being involved in client meetings and assisting in building key client relationships
  • You'll get to understand and learn digital skills, to help us harness technology in new ways
  • Your mentors will support you as you study towards nationally recognised qualifications and accreditation
  • You'll have dedicated time to spend at college or university to focus on your studies

The training you will be getting

The Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) in Mechanical Manufacture focuses on the mechanics of advanced manufacturing processes, including mechanical design of manufacturing components, interaction between process equipment and workpieces for optimum process design and failure analysis and finite element analysis for advanced machine components. Typical areas of interest include structural mechanics, heat transfer and fluid flow, and wear and lubrication.

Graduates will be able to contribute to the competitiveness of the manufacturing sector by designing and optimising modern manufacturing processes.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

This standard has been designed to meet the professional standards of the Engineering Council for initial registration as an Engineering Technician (Eng Tech) in partnership with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Further professional development and registration is subject to candidates successfully completing the appropriate learning, developing the appropriate competence, and undergoing professional review.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade B or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science (Grade Grade B or above) Essential

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