Advanced Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering x 2 (Fixed Term)

open until filled
Natural Sciences, Engineering
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom
£14,304 GBP

The Department of Engineering is recruiting two apprentices to their training scheme to start in September 2018. The successful candidate will undertake a structured training programme in Mechanical Engineering. The role is workshop based and the use of equipment used in manufacture and design is the primary skill along with computer aided design (CAD), for which training will be given.

The scheme offers: - Full advanced apprenticeship NVQ Level 3 training in conjunction with Cambridge Regional College, including vocational and technical certificate courses; - A very broad range of experience in a variety of workshops and research groups; - A supportive working environment and mentoring scheme; - Involvement with world-leading research activity.

Applicants should have five GCSEs or equivalent at grades A-C, including Mathematics, Science and English, or expect to gain this level of qualification this summer. We are looking for an individual who has a real interest in science and technology and how things work and who is able to demonstrate an aptitude for practical problem solving. Good IT and communication skills would be an asset.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the HR Office (, +44 (0) 1223 332615).

Please quote reference NM15247 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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