Higher apprenticeship - Engineering

Recruiter
Siemens Plc
Location
Poole
Salary
£307.69 per week
Posted
20 Apr 2017
Closes
15 May 2017
Ref
VAC001212638
Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
As a Higher Apprentice, you will experience work in a broad range of departments with a rotational placement programme enabling you to build up relevant knowledge and experience. The rotation will include Engineering, Field/Operational Services and our on-site award winning Factory.

Siemens ITS offer solutions such as: Traffic Control using up to date cloud based computing, Road Safety using the latest camera technology, Service Operation and Electronic Vehicle Charging Infrastructure.

As a Higher Apprentice, you will experience work in a broad range of departments with a rotational placement programme enabling you to build up relevant knowledge and experience. The rotation will include Engineering (design and development), Field/Operational Services (customer solutions run and supported by Siemens) and our on-site award winning Factory (with a wide range of opportunities).

To ensure continuity throughout your apprenticeship and related departmental rotations our dedicated on-site Training School will act as a key point of contact and provide you with a dedicated mentor.

What are my responsibilities?

A Higher Apprenticeship at Siemens ITS takes four years to complete:

Year 1 will be college based (and include work placements at Siemens ITS during term breaks) to achieve an HNC and to undertake PEO units (Performing Engineering Operations).

Year 2 is work based at Siemens ITS with day release at college to undertake the 2nd year of HNC and to commence NVQ level 4.

Year 3 and 4 is full-time based at Siemens Traffic Solutions, to complete NVQ level 4.

What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • A levels (A* - C) including Maths and Physics. We also welcome equivalents such as BTEC Level 3 certificate in Electronic/Electrical Engineering with an overall merit or distinction.
  • An enthusiasm for a career in engineering.
  • An ability to work within different departments and team environments.
  • It would be beneficial, although not essential, for applicants to have some relevant industrial experience - e.g. summer placements.
  • You must be flexible and adaptable.
  • You must be a confident communicator and proactive problem solver.
  • You must be able to work in Poole, Dorset.

What else do I need to know?

If you're looking to develop a career in Engineering and gain relevant experience such as project development and delivery then an apprenticeship is a perfect route to a long lasting career within Siemens. We offer early responsibility, mentoring and continuous professional development; you'll be working for a company that's committed to innovation and improvement. Our company is committed to supporting our employees in progressing within the business alongside further education opportunities throughout their careers.

Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • An ability to work within different departments and team environments.
  • It would be beneficial, although not essential, for applicants to have some relevant industrial experience - e.g. summer placements.
Personal qualities
  • An enthusiasm for a career in engineering.
  • You must be flexible and adaptable.
  • You must be a confident communicator and proactive problem solver.
  • You must be able to work in Poole, Dorset.
Qualifications required
  • A levels (A* - C) including Maths and Physics. We also welcome equivalents such as BTEC Level 3 certificate in Electronic/Electrical Engineering with an overall merit or distinction.
Future prospects On completion of the apprenticeship and subject to a good training record, you may be offered a full-time position with Siemens Traffic Solutions