Welcome to our Apprenticeship Job Shop page. Here you can find adverts of apprenticeships that employers have flagged up to us. Employers regularly send us details of apprenticeships because they know that we prepare young people for the world of work – in particular, for jobs in the engineering, manufacturing and high tech sectors. This is also why parents want their daughter or son to attend a UTC.

These are not the only available apprenticeships in these fields – there are more opportunities advertised on the National Apprenticeships Service site and employers’ own websites. For more details of each apprenticeship below including how to apply, please click on the links and contact the relevant employer.


ARUP engineering awareness week

Arup is an independent multi-disciplinary firm with over 1400 mixed specialisms ranging from engineers to technical consultants; who overcome highly complex challenges in the built and natural environment.

Engineering Awareness Week aims to provide students with an insight into the engineering world. This one week intensive work experience will include a range of practical activities and will take place at Arup’s Leeds office.

If you would like to be considered for a place at Engineering Awareness Week, please complete this application and then pass this sheet to your teacher.

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BAE Systems: Work experience

Work experience for 14-18 years

“Work experience is a great way to consider your career choices and give you a better view of opportunities available. You’ll get a taster of the possibilities on offer and a chance to develop the experience, skills and behaviours employers are looking for.
We’re committed to being an inclusive workplace, made stronger by different ideas from different people, with different backgrounds. Work experience can be the first opportunity for our potential workforce to get to know us, so we’re keen to offer places to as broad a range of people as possible. We particularly encourage those from black, Asian and minority ethnic communities and we guarantee a gender balance in the number of work experience placements we offer.”

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Airedale: Apprentice Engineers

Airedale International Air conditioning designs, manufactures and sells air conditioning units and systems into industrial and commercial applications.

They are currently looking for apprentices who are interested in a career in engineering. Initially their apprentices start in manufacturing and are supported through day release to attend a local college – normally Leeds or Bradford College where apprentices undertake a mechanical engineering qualification. Apprentices have the option to continue their studies through to HNC/D equivalent in Mechanical or Electrical training.

Apply via email with your CV and cover letter to S.Joyce@airedale.com

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SKY: Software Engineering Apprenticeship

‘Interested in creating and building software technology that influences our products and improves how we work, as well as achieving a level 4 software engineering qualification? Come along to our Software Engineering insight day to find out more:

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Mott Macdonald – work experience placement

Interesting in securing a work experience placement with Mott Macdonald?

Now’s your chance! Please return the form to: Nicola.Cowan@mottmac.com

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Britvic Engineering Apprenticeship Programme

Through a mix of college based learning and a real ‘hands on’ experience, you  will  work towards achieving the Engineering Technician Apprenticeship standard which will lead you to a rewarding career in engineering.

The apprenticeship might appeal to people that are technically minded, have always had an interest in how things work and want to do something different to the traditional university approach.  D uring your apprenticeship you will be paid an attractive salary, even when you are at college.

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PwC: Dive Into Digital Event

Are you passionate about Technology? Do you want to explore the Digital World and find out about how PwC is embracing the newest technology to help other organisations work better and prepare for the future?

Join PwC for their “Dive Into Digital” event – which will give you the chance to learn more about emerging technologies and how PwC is using these across business and society to solve important problems. The event will consist of interactive activities, as well as lots of useful information about our fully-funded Computer Science degrees and our Digital Insight Week work experience programme. You will also have the chance to speak to people who have taken part in these programmes who can answer any questions you might have.

If you are in year 12 or 13 and study Maths or a Computer Science related subject at A-Level or equivalent, this event is for you!

When: Monday 3rd February 2020, 4.30pm-7pm

Where:  PwC Leeds, Central Square, 29 Wellington St, Leeds LS1 4DL

Sign up here to reserve your place, and Dive into Digital with PwC! 

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Medical Engineering Apprenticeships at Leeds Teaching Hospitals

As a medical engineering apprentice at LTH you can expect to work in many different medical engineering disciplines across the LTH sites. You will develop a broad range of skills which will prepare you for a successful career in your chosen area of Medical Physics & Engineering.

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Siemens Advanced Apprentice – Mechanical Engineering (level 3) Mobility

“In Siemens Mobility, we have an opportunity within our Rolling Stock business which will allow you to earn money whilst showing your potential to work on real life rail projects. Siemens will support you on a guided learning journey and you’ll get the chance to work with companies across the rail industry to make their assets smarter, more sustainable and more attractive.
Reporting to the Production Team Leader (or respective departmental lead) – a Mechanical Apprentice (with the support & guidance of the experienced experts in your team) ensures that rail products and solutions are disassembled, assessed and built efficiently, safely, at the right cost and to the right level of quality in order to meet customer order requirements.”

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Siemens Advanced Apprentice – Mechanical Engineering (level 3) Digital Industries

Part of being an apprentice at Siemens means you get to work on real life projects whilst also being supported on a guided learning journey. This will be a 4 year apprenticeship where you will be put onto the Engineering Fitter standard via Appris Charity.
You will spend your first year learning how to safely use the engineering tools in the workshop and the theory behind our products. Throughout your apprenticeship, you will be on day release to college.

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Siemens Apprentice – Mechanical Engineering (Level 3)

Part of being an apprentice at Siemens means you get to work on real life projects whilst also being supported on a guided learning journey. This will be a 4 year apprenticeship where you will be put onto the Engineering Fitter standard via Appris Charity.
You will spend your first year learning how to safely use the engineering tools in the workshop and the theory behind our products. Throughout your apprenticeship, you will be on day release to college.

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Unilever Apprenticeships

Unilever apprenticeships allow people from all backgrounds to find their purpose and rise to their full potential, whilst learning invaluable skills and earning a wage.

​​​​​​​​​​​All their programmes offer you on the job experience and formal training to give you the knowledge and skills to kick-start your career and give you the opportunity to work towards nationally recognised qualifications.

From the engineers in our factories, to the scientists in our research and development sites; producers of brand artwork to those creating mobile optimised websites; their apprentices bring fresh ideas and deliver innovative ways to meet the everyday needs of our consumers, helping them to rise to their full potential.

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HSBC work experience programme

The Work Experience programme at HSBC UK offers a five-day shadowing experience to students in the later years of full-time secondary education, sixth form or college.

They have over 300 Work Experience opportunities nationwide, all of which will be available through June, July and August 2020. Specific details regarding each opportunity and the option to submit an application can be found here.

The application process will entail some online questions and, if successful, a telephone interview. To help prepare for this, we recommend checking out our Application Hints and Tips page here. A telephone interview will be arranged with the student during the office hours (Monday to Friday).

 

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Parent’s Pack: Apprenticeship Information

Learning about apprenticeships can be daunting, so we’ve included some of the key facts you need to know to begin to help your child to explore the opportunities available to them. 


Key facts:
• Apprenticeships are real jobs and you will earn a real wage • Apprenticeships are available to anyone over the age of 16, living in England and have no upper age limit • Apprenticeships have four levels, intermediate, advanced, higher and degree
• An apprentice will spend 20% of their time off-the-job training • Up to 20,000 apprenticeship vacancies are advertised on Find an apprenticeship, the government portal


For more information about apprenticeships, visit apprenticeships.gov.uk

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Airbus work experience

Airbus offers work experience opportunities for 14-19 year olds at its sites in Broughton, North Wales and Filton, Bristol.

Opportunities are open to students and young people currently studying at secondary school or college.

Placements are available in EngineeringManufacturingInformation ManagementCyber and, Facilities Management.

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BAM Nuttall apprenticeships

In partnership with Leeds College of Building, Bam Nuttall’s bespoke Technical Apprenticeship Programme is an amazing opportunity to enter the engineering industry after your GCSEs or A-levels.

Over a 4-year programme, you’ll achieve an industry-recognised higher apprenticeship in Civil Engineering or Quantity Surveying.

At the end of the apprenticeship, you will be promoted to Assistant Engineer or Quantity Surveyor, with the option to progress onto a degree level apprenticeship programme.

You’ll need GCSE Maths grades 9 – 5 (A-B), and English & Science at grades 9 – 4 (A-C); or equivalent.

Recruitment for these apprenticeship opportunities is from November – February each year, with the new intake beginning in September.

To find out more, email apprenticeships@bamnuttall.co.uk

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Ford Apprenticeship Opportunities

Ford Apprenticeship Programmes offer career opportunities for school and college leavers at their network of UK Ford dealerships that sell, service and repair vehicles. You can register your interest with them.

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