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Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship
31 August 2017
Average 37 hours mon-fri 8.30-4.30
Total hours per week: 37.00
Expected apprenticeship duration
Possible start date
04 Sep 2017
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Working in the packaging industry this apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to gain experience in a commercial setting. Further career development is available at the end of the apprenticeship, allowing you to have an input in developing the metal packaging of the future and have the opportunity to travel to other Crown locations throughout the world.
The role of the apprentice is to train alongside the Research and Development Team and support their activities as you gain the necessary experience. The opportunity is very varied and you will report to the manager of the department. The key responsibilities for the apprentice are to follow the four year training programme, fine tuning mechanical skills such as turning and machining in order to produce parts for projects.
Day to day tasks include:
Requirements and prospects
A keen interest in science and pursuing a career in engineering, alongside a commitment to continuously learn new skills.
Good ability to work within a team, punctual and enjoys new challenges
Minimum of 5 GCSE's or equivalents Grade A-C (Grade B (Grade 6) or above in maths. English and a science subjects are essential.
Salary structure to reflect the technical nature of the post. Support to complete further professional qualifications including university. Leads to Technicians role
Things to consider
This apprenticeship involves a large amount of study and homework to be completed alongside the practical aspects of the training. You will receive guidance and support from the Management Team and regular performance reviews ensure ongoing personal development is structured.
About the employer
This organisation is proud to be the leader in metal packaging technology. Whether improving existing products or breaking new ground in packaging technology, our Research & Development project team leads the way. As part of the engineering support at this large facility you will always be at the cutting edge.