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Vacancy - Apprentice Composite Trimmer

Racing Point Force India Formula 1 design, develop, engineer and manufacture Formula 1 racing cars to compete in the FIA Formula 1 race series and are looking to recruit a Apprentice Composite Trimmer in Silverstone.

Closing date

28 Sep 2018

Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week
    • Monday – Friday 08:30 – 17:30
    • Total hours per week: 40.00
  • Annual wage


  • Expected apprenticeship duration

24 months

  • Possible start date

01 Oct 2018

  • Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

1 available

Vacancy description

  • Drill carbon components
  • rivet receptacles (pop and solid rivet)
  • Drilling and tapping of components
  • fitting helicoils
  • finishing and polishing carbon components
  • measuring and marking out components from engineers drawings

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Hands-on approach to work
  • Practical ability/knowledge

Personal qualities

High level of motivation and commitment required

Desired qualifications

A minimum of five GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade 5  or above including English, Science and Maths.

Future prospects

On completion, a successful and committed apprentice will have the opportunity to grow and develop with the team.

Things to consider

This is a great opportunity for an apprentice to join a successful Formula 1 Team. A recent investment combined with an existing skilled and enthusiastic work force will ensure continued growth and success for the team. To become an integral part of the team you will need to demonstrate commitment and hard work throughout your apprenticeship and beyond.

About the employer


Force India Formula One Team Limited

Disability Confident

Employer is not registered as Disability Confident


We design, develop, engineer and manufacture Formula 1 racing cars to compete in the FIA Formula 1 race series.


Dadford Road


NN12 8TJ

Employer's application instructions

To apply please visit our website: and complete the online application form in the Apprentice Section on the website. Your application form will be sent to prospective employers so please complete the form as accurately as you can. Please do not use text language – correct usage of upper and lower case characters is very important. This is a formal application not a message to a friend. Do not use abbreviations and check your spelling. Complete all relevant boxes on the form or enter not applicable. Give full course titles where appropriate i.e. NVQ L2 Performing Engineering Operations NOT just NVQ L2. Please give predicted grades if you are currently undertaking qualifications. Please avoid any inappropriate content within the email address. For return communication purposes a valid email address is required. Please also add onto your safe list within your email account. Check your email on a regular basis as this will be contact method for us and any prospective employer. As a precaution, you may also need to check your junk and spam folders.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Training provider

Training to be provided

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship delivered over 24 months.  First year basic training and subsequent period spent in company following company training plan.

Apprenticeship framework

Composite Engineering

Training provider



  • Yvette Garcia-Mier
  • 01993 882008