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Apprenticeship Opportunities

If you are looking to pursue an apprenticeship in Engineering, you’ve come to the right place. We have a rolling recruitment cycle, which means we promote apprenticeship vacancies throughout the year for small to large businesses across the North West.

If you are looking for a particular company hiring apprentices, this page is updated regularly with all of our apprenticeship vacancies. If there are no options available here, please submit your application and we will be in touch with the next steps. Once a vacancy arises, we will be in touch with you via email.


Expleo (NEW)

Date posted : November 2021

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Expleo

Expleo are looking to recruit up to 20 Apprentice Marine Engineering designers to work within our rapidly expanding maritime division. Our core capability is the delivery of engineering design services to the Naval and Commercial Marine sectors, currently supported by over 600 engineers working within the UK.

As an apprentice you will be working alongside our engineering design teams based in Bamber Bridge near Preston, supporting a range of Naval and Commercial Marine projects. Expleo have strategic partnerships with several of the UK’s major naval OEMs and are well positioned within the UK’s commercial shipping sector, where we are experiencing significant growth. We have opportunities to work within a multi-disciplined team covering (but not limited to) Marine structures, mechanical systems, electrical systems, control and instrumentation, jig & tooling, and manufacturing engineering.

As part of your apprenticeship, you will study part time on day release for a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering.

As an Expleo employee you will receive a range of benefits which includes a company pension scheme, cycle to work, gym flex membership and many more.



Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade A-C (4-9) including Maths, English, Science, and a Technical Subject (or an equivalent qualification) and a good level of basic computer literacy

Qualities

  • • Always conducts work with pride and enthusiasm.
  • • Has the ability to improve work area standards.
  • • Shows a ‘can do attitude’ at all times and is results driven.
  • • Self-disciplined, ability to work as team player, problem solving, flair for design, attention to detail and good communicator.
  • • Thirst for knowledge, desire to learn, enthusiastic and inquisitive.
  • • Please note that this company is based in Preston, so please ensure that you have a way of making it onsite at Expleo as well as to our site in Birkenhead.

Please complete our online application form for this programme and be sure to answer yes for Question 1, and then select ‘Expleo’ from the drop down menu.

Please Note:
Due to the high number of applications, if you do not hear back from The Engineering College,
you should consider that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


Diamond Precision

Date posted : November 2021

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Diamond Precision

Diamond Precision are looking for 1/2 Machinists to join their team.
They are looking for a single or possibly two apprentices to work along side the trades man on our CNC lathes and Mills. Initial this will involve a lot of operating of the machines but opportunities to learn both of and online programming will be offered and we’re hoping with the right attitude and ability the apprentice will go on to be a fully time served cnc programmer / setter. They have a range of machines include 3,4 and 9 axis machines and lathe with live tooling so there is plenty of opportunities to progress.

The salary will be based on age and ability.

This apprenticeship will be based at The Engineering College for the first year, and then afterwards will be based on-site at Diamond Precision, based in Birkenhead.



Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade A-C (4-9) including Maths and English (or an equivalent qualification) and a good level of basic computer literacy

Qualities

  • • Always conducts work with pride and enthusiasm.
  • • Has the ability to improve work area standards.
  • • Shows a ‘can do attitude’ at all times and is results driven.
  • • Self-disciplined, ability to work as team player, problem solving, flair for design, attention to detail and good communicator.
  • • Thirst for knowledge, desire to learn, enthusiastic and inquisitive.
  • • Please note that this company is based in Birkenhead, so please ensure that you have a way of making it onsite at Diamond Precision as well as to our site in Birkenhead.

Please complete our online application form for this programme and be sure to answer yes for Question 1, and then select ‘Expleo’ from the drop down menu.

Please Note:
Due to the high number of applications, if you do not hear back from The Engineering College,
you should consider that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


OSS Security

Date posted : November 2021

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OSS Security

OSS Security are looking for one apprentice to join their team as a Electronic Security installer. The role will include: To help an assist the engineers in the installation of security systems. The role will consist of running cables in, to help second fixing of equipment and general apprentice roles in view to them becoming a fully blown security engineer. Our systems are installed to activate when would be intruders enter property/sites so the keyholders or Police can respond. This course will be on on Electrical Mechanical course.

OSS Security are based in Mossley Hill, Liverpool. The first 20 weeks of the programme will be held with us here at The Engineering College, after that you will be on-site at OSS Security in Liverpool and will attend the college on a day release programme.



Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade A-C (4-9) including Maths and English (or an equivalent qualification) and a good level of basic computer literacy

Qualities

  • • Always conducts work with pride and enthusiasm.
  • • Has the ability to improve work area standards.
  • • Shows a ‘can do attitude’ at all times and is results driven.
  • • Self-disciplined, ability to work as team player, problem solving, flair for design, attention to detail and good communicator.
  • • Thirst for knowledge, desire to learn, enthusiastic and inquisitive.
  • • Please note that this company is based in Liverpool, so please ensure that you have a way of making it onsite at OSS as well as to our site in Birkenhead.

Please complete our online application form for this programme and be sure to answer yes for Question 1, and then select ‘Expleo’ from the drop down menu.

Please Note:
Due to the high number of applications, if you do not hear back from The Engineering College,
you should consider that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


Date posted : September 2021

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Traineeship Opportunity

Could 2022 be the year you kick-start your career in engineering? Our traineeship programme is one of the most popular, providing aspiring engineers with a foundation of skills and knowledge in different engineering disciplines, including electrical, fabrication, welding, mechanical engineering and CAD giving you the perfect taster of engineering before choosing a trade! We are currently full for the September 2021 intake, but are considering applications for a possible February 2022 Start!

The Engineering College are looking for our next cohort of young aspiring engineers to participate in our next Traineeship programme this year!

Traineeships give young people aged 16 to 24 the skills and experience that employers are looking for, helping you to boost your career prospects with an apprenticeship or other employment in the future.

This programme is ideal for anyone who wants to get into engineering but is undecided of which trade to study. If you’re unsuccessful when applying for an apprenticeship or other job due to a lack of skills and experience then you may be a good candidate for a Traineeship also.

Traineeships are an opportunity to gain real work experience, employability skills and improve your English and Maths, if needed, along side building your engineering knowledge.

The Traineeship Programme will provide you with the opportunity to build your CV and get valuable work experience with local and national employers, where you are able to learn about the business and the industry it operates in.

Work preparation training will put you in a better position to compete for an apprenticeship or other employment. Traineeships prepare young people for their future careers by helping them to become ‘work ready’.

Please complete our online application form for this programme and be sure to tick ‘Traineeship’.

Please Note: Due to the high number of applications, if you do not hear back from The Engineering College, you should consider that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


Fenelon Storage Tanks LTD

Date posted : August 2021

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Fenelon Storage Tanks LTD

Fenelon Storage Tanks Ltd are looking to recruit ONE apprentice plate welder. The position will be workshop based until the candidate is proficient in MMA/MIG plate and structural steel welding in all positions. On attaining the relevant ASME and BS standards the candidate will be required to work on construction sites across the UK and Ireland.

Fenelon is based in Ellesmere Port, but the role may involve travel around the UK at times, but Fenelon will endeavour to keep apprentices local for the duration of the apprenticeship.

Fenelon are looking for a Hard working, reliable, conscientious team member with a willingness to learn and improve with each opportunity.



Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade A-C (4-9) including Maths, English and Science (or an equivalent qualification) and a good level of basic computer literacy

Qualities

  • • Always conducts work with pride and enthusiasm.
  • • Has the ability to improve work area standards.
  • • Shows a ‘can do attitude’ at all times and is results driven.

Please complete our online application form for this programme and be sure to answer yes for Question 1, and then select ‘Fenelon Storage Tanks LTD’ from the drop down menu.

Please Note:
Due to the high number of applications, if you do not hear back from The Engineering College,
you should consider that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.