Manufacturing Apprentice

Employer
Thales UK
Location
Templecombe, Somerset
Salary
£15,000
Closing date
4 Jan 2022

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Level 2 Engineering Operative Apprenticeship – Manufacturing Apprentice

Are you looking for an employer who will sponsor you through your qualifications, whilst providing valuable and exciting on-the-job experience within a global, innovative and industry leading organisation?

What you’ll be doing:

Through our Engineering Operative apprenticeship you’ll be making the most of your talents, getting to understand manufacturing from the ground up; and doing so with the help of one of the biggest and best names in the industry.

The first few weeks will be spent in a training area learning the key skills required for working in the manufacturing areas; assembly techniques, Wiring and looming, Soldering and ESD safety. You will be set up with all the relevant tooling and software needed to work throughout Thales.

A rotation plan will start once you have completed your manufacturing key skills training, where you will gain experience & knowledge in a different manufacturing department every 4 - 6 months. After the rotation plan and having reached the required level of skill and competence you will be put forward for an end point assessment to complete your apprenticeship.

You will become a key member of the team, with technical knowledge and practical expertise in the use of both common and specialist tools and equipment, including the use of a variety of measuring, testing, diagnostic aids/equipment and processes to ensure individual components, assemblies and/or integrated systems meet the required specification

The Programme:

As a manufacturing apprentice you will be working towards a Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations. For the duration of this 2-3 year programme you will be given one day per week in which to complete your studies with a local college. For the other 4 days you will be working in the business, applying your learning and gaining a breadth of experience across the industry.

This opportunity is in Templecombe.

Who we’re looking for:

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are motivated, committed and keen to learn. A self-starter who is able to manage their time, show initiative and has a genuine interest in engineering and Thales. Successful candidates will show self-discipline and an aspiration to achieve the qualification.

You will also need:

2 GCSEs grade C or Level 5 and above, in Maths and English.

Right to Work in the UK for the duration of the programme.

Closing date: Our applications will close at 11.59pm on Tuesday 04 January 2022, this is the only time we will be accepting applications this year. Please note we will be in contact by the end of January 2022 with details of next steps.

All apprentices require full Security Clearance in line with United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) requirements - to gain clearance you will typically need to have been a UK resident for a minimum of 12 months. As part of this process you will be asked to provide evidence of your identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history.

For further details of the evidence required to apply for Security Clearance please refer to https://www.gov.uk/guidance/security-vetting-and-clearance

Company

Thales UK

 

Building a future we can all trust.  We’re a leading Engineering and Technology company.

 

To help create a safer world, we serve five key sectors: Aerospace, Space, Ground Transportation, Digital Identity and Security and Defence and Security.  We have 80,000 employees across 68 countries and 6,500 employees in the United Kingdom.  Thales protects 80% of the world’s banking transactions and secures information systems of 19 of the world’s 20 largest banks. Thales contributes to the transportation of 3 billion passengers across 86 metro lines in 40 of the world’s largest cities.  Our space program Thales Alenia Space has supplied 50% of the pressurised volume of the International Space Station and is the prime contractor for EXOMARS.  Thales equips over 70 Types of Aircraft transports, helicopters, drones etc.)  50 Navies (from submarines to over aircraft carriers) and 50 Land Forces (from infantry to vehicles).

 

We hire both apprentices and graduates across all sectors of our organisation, from engineering to procurement.  This year we have hired over 80 apprentices and graduates and are committed to providing more opportunities for those leaving education.  We have extensive programmes which can also be rotational, ensuring our employees get an insight to the various sectors of the business and help to shape their career aspirations.

 

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