What will the apprentice be doing?
You will spend the first 2 years moving around the business, gaining Knowledge and skills in various disciplines including Mechanical and Electrical design through Production, Development and Process Engineering placements culminating in the opportunity to specialise in a field of your choice for the remaining period of your apprenticeship You will be given the opportunity to work on real projects that are going into real applications
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will start with a block release at Colchester Institute to master the basic engineering disciplines (PEO level 2 qualification) and continue with day release for the duration of the scheme to gain your qualifications HNC, HND and Degree, which will give you a level 6 degree Apprenticeship
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
There are a number of pathways you may take upon completion of the apprenticeship, some may want to move toward technical specialist, some may want to move in more managerial roles. All are possible for those who excell during their apprenticeship
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative
A Level or equivalent Maths, science or engineering topic at C (Grade BTECH at distinction level) Essential
Things to consider
You will get involved with local schools' projects to enhance the softer skills such as presentations and communication.