Higher Engineering Apprenticeship in Product Design and Development

Perkins Engines Co Ltd
£197.95 per week
16 Jan 2018
25 Mar 2018
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Weekly wage £197.95

  • Working week Monday to Friday 37 hours a week

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 4 years

  • Possible start date 28 Aug 2018

  • Date posted 16 Jan 2018

  • Distance 120.7 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC091069553

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills
    • Be interested in mechanical and electrical engineering.
    • (Desirable) Extra-curricular activities, such as voluntary work or part time job
    • (Desirable) Experience in a Manufacturing environment
    Personal qualities
    • Be strongly motivated to want to achieve an apprenticeship in engineering
    • Have a good attendance record at school, college or work
    • Possess good written and verbal communication skills and demonstrate values and behaviours
    • Naturally inquisitive when it comes to understanding how things are made and function
    • Ability to create and maintain professional relationships, be naturally outgoing
    Desired qualifications

    5 GCSEs (or academic equivalents) at Grade C/Level 4 or above.

    Must include:

    • Maths & English.
    • A Science or Engineering subject

    Plus at least one of the following:

    • 2 A-Levels Maths & Science/Engineering subject (Grade C or above)
    • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate or Diploma in an Engineering Discipline
    • Access to HE'; Qualification in an Engineering discipline

    NOTE: You can apply with predicted grades. If you';re successful at the interview stage, the job offer will be conditional on you achieving the required grades before September.

    Future prospects

    On successful completion of the apprenticeship, you are very likely to be offered the opportunity to join an elite team and move onto the first skilled pay grade, as a full-time employee, with plenty of opportunity for long-term progression.

    Depending on business needs and the level of competence you show, you may also get the chance to study for a degree relevant to your career advancement or equivalent qualification to help you further progress your skills and development.

    Former apprentices now occupy many senior management positions within the organisation as career development is a key part of our apprenticeship scheme.

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