Engineering and Manufacturing Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are jobs with training, giving you the chance to earn while you learn, gaining real workplace experience as well as the skills you'll need in your chosen career.

If you're interested in a career in the engineering and manufacturing industry, take a look at our apprenticeships below.

Engineering

As the engineering sector progresses faster than university degrees can be modified, an apprenticeship in engineering is quickly becoming the best and most popular route to achieve skilled status as an engineer.

What can we offer?

  • Assessors and trainers with extensive industry experience
  • Many specialised pathways at level 3
  • EAL and City & Guilds Approved SkillCentres
  • Free minibus service to the Greater Manchester SkillCentre
  • On-site subsidised canteen and social learning zones

Who could you work for?

We have placed apprentices with a range of employers including:

  • Torkington Engineers
  • Trinity Mirror
  • Crest Engineering Company

What will you do?

The activities of an engineering apprentice do vary enormously but include activities such as:

  • Producing mechanical engineering drawings using computer-aided design
  • Welding, fabrication and using other engineering applications
  • Carrying out feasibility studies for new technical developments
  • Estimating costs and timescales of engineering projects
  • Advanced machining and maintenance
Manufacturing

Our qualifications will provide you a good understanding of the skills, knowledge and responsibility of operatives within a production environment.

What can we offer?

  • Assessors and trainers with extensive industry experience
  • Opportunity to specialise in the manufacturing of fashion and textiles or food and baking
  • Free minibus service to the Greater Manchester SkillCentre

Who could you work for?

We have links with many employers in this sector including Roche Designs, Focused Nutrition and Acodent Dental Lab.

What will you do?

As you progress in your role, the complexity of your everyday activities will increase to:

  •  Running complex processes and equipment
  •  Meeting quality specifications
  •  Designing new products
Warehousing and Logistics

From picking, packing and quality checking to distribution and stock control, the activities undertaken by people working in this sector are varied and critical to any business that produces or sells goods and materials.

What can we offer?

  • Assessors and trainers with extensive industry experience
  • Opportunity to train up to level 5
  • Free minibus service to the Greater Manchester SkillCentre
  • On-site subsidised canteen and social learning zones

Who could you work for?

We have links with many employers in this sector including Tradefix Direct, Litecraft and KMD Recycling.

What will you do?

Depending on your job role, you could be involved in:

  • Operating specialist machinery
  • Managing stock
  • Processing returned goods
  • Maintaining complex supply chains
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