Engineering apprenticeships are available in a broad range of sectors including power, transport, marine and defence.
As an engineering apprentice you can get involved in aeronautical or automotive assembly, electronic engineering and building the latest technological gadgets, building and repairing ships ad even maintaining the lifts that takes us to the highest places of the earth.
It is the ideal way to kick-start your career in a wide variety of challenging and exciting industries, giving you the opportunity to learn and gain a nationally recognised qualification while getting a weekly wage. Engineering apprentice opportunities come in general and advanced levels and cover a diverse range of skills.
What qualities do I need?
To do an engineering apprenticeship you need to have a few qualities that will help you with your apprenticeship such as curiosity, understanding, being a team player, creativity and determination.
There are many benefits within a engineering apprenticeship this may include expanding your knowledge and experience, learn from industry experts in a wide range of fields, develop job-specific skills, earn a wage and gain a recognised qualification.
You will need a minimum of five GCSE’s A to C including Maths, English and Science; a keen interest in engineering is essential.
If you would like to take on a engineering apprenticeship, the first thing to do is research engineering apprenticeships and make sure they offer what you are looking for.
Next you can use our career map to search for apprenticeships in your area, just type in your location or postcode and find a apprenticeship near you.