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Draughtsperson Apprenticeship (Level 3 Advanced)

Employer
AWE
Location
Reading
Salary
16000.00 - 16000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
1 Jan 2024

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A draughtsperson produces engineering designs and drawings for components, structures, piping, control & instrumentation systems, and electrical systems used in industrial and commercial construction.



The first part of your training will be spent in the award-winning Skills Academy whilst also attending a local college on day release. Once you've met the required learning, you will undertake focused professional placements across the business where you will gain knowledge of the challenges we face, problem solving, and safety requirements.



The role may appeal to you if you are interested in:


  • Technical drawings



  • Engineer drawings

  • CAD (computer aided design)

  • Design communication



About You:



  • A practical aptitude for engineering & technology

  • Computer literacy

  • Excellent team working skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Awareness of health & safety



  • Ability to follow instructions

  • Passionate and motivated

  • 5 GCSE's at grade 4/C or above to include Maths and English AND a 5/B in Science

  • Age: Applicants must be aged 16 or over, as of 12th August 2024, due to security clearance requirements




If you currently hold a Level 3 Diploma in Engineering or similar, you should consider applying for a Degree level apprenticeship.



Duration of Training: 3-4 years (varies depending on personal performance)


Location: Aldermaston, near Reading



What we offer:


  • We offer our apprentices a starting salary of 16,000. This increases annually with second year salary being 20,500

  • A market leading contributory pension scheme

  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours per year) and excellent work/life balance including a 9-day working fortnight. This means that every other Friday you won't be required to work!

  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services



  • Access to employee discounts portal - for everyday savings on retail, hospitality and leisure



Alongside these benefits you will get the opportunity to learn from some of the top leaders in their field whilst helping us to continue to deliver national nuclear security, threat reduction and counter-terrorism solutions.





The start date for all Apprenticeships in 2024 is Monday 12th August 2024. Annual leave will not be granted for weeks commencing 12th and 19th August and 11th September, due to mandatory inductions and the requirement for you to complete as part of your apprenticeship.



Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role. Please note that you must be a British National to apply for a role with us.


We recruit on a rolling basis which means as soon as our positions have been filled, the scheme will close to new applications. So, please apply as soon as possible to avoid missing out!


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