Product Design and Engineering Apprentice

Yorkon House New Lane, Huntington, York, YO32 9PT
£15,000.00 annually
29 Apr 2021
06 May 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

With coaching and mentoring support from the D&E team, you will learn to:

Support product design development

Create, change & maintain accurate technical 3D models, drawings and written specifications

Develop and maintain best practice and procedures within the role.

Ensure you follow all H&S initiatives & zero harm initiative that are relevant to what you are undertaking

Provide general technical help and support across the business

Organise your own workload and achieve deadlines

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will be supported through a structured in house development programme and a range of classroom based workshops and virtual learning with Sheffield University AMRC Training Centre to gain a BEng in Maufacturing Technology ensuring you attain the relevant skills, knowledge and behaviours to achieve your apprenticeship.

Throughout the duration of your apprenticeship you will be appointed a workplace mentor to support you with your learning.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At Portakabin, apprentices are integral to our future talent pipeline, and following the successful completion of your apprenticeship you may have the opportunity to take the next step in your career with us.Previous apprentices have gone on to great success and continue to contribute to the overall success of the business. Come and join us today!

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Physics (Grade 9 - 4 (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Design and Technology (Grade 9 - 4 (A*-C)) Desired
A Level or equivalent Maths and Physics / Engineering (Grade A*- B) Essential

Things to consider

We require a minimum of: • 5 GCSE's Grades 9-4 (A*-C), including Maths and English or equivalent • 3 A-Levels Grades A*-B including Maths and Physics or Engineering or equivalent • Preferably some understanding/knowledge of engineering or design technology • Candidates must pass the AMRC Assesement to be considered for the apprenticeship.

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