Engineering Level 3 Apprenticeship at Gatwick Airport

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Engineering Level 3 Apprenticeship

Would you like to play a part in building Gatwick's future so we can help you discover yours?

Introducing Gatwick Airport's 2020 Apprenticeship Programme!

Are you passionate about Engineering? Gatwick Airport is now looking for exceptional Engineering Apprentices to join our world class Apprentice Programme.

As a Gatwick Airport Engineering Apprentice, you will undertake full Technical training in Engineering Maintenance through a combination of studying at college and hands on application of learning in the work place. This is a four-year apprenticeship which is built up of studying at college full time during year one, and then day release study through years two to four. College work is combined with working on exciting, challenging and innovative projects across our programmes, such as Airfield, Baggage, Electronics and Life Safety Systems. Successful completion of your apprenticeship will lead you to becoming a fully qualified Engineering Technician with industry standard recognised qualifications.

Gatwick Airport is a fantastic and unique place to work, presenting opportunities to grow with innovative technology adoption and continual passenger growth. As an Engineering Apprentice you will work within the Engineering team, with a full insight into exactly what it takes to run the world's busiest single runway airport.

An outline of how your Apprenticeship will look:

First year: Training full time at East Surrey College in BTEC General Engineering.

Second year: On-site training at the airport, spending three months at a time in different engineering departments. Continuing with BTEC General Engineering.

Third year: Ongoing training within engineering departments at the airport. Starting NVQ Level 3 in Engineering Maintenance and one day a week at college to study HNC in Engineering.

Fourth year: Ongoing placements within engineering departments at the airport. One day a week at college to complete HNC in Engineering and competing NVQ.

Can I be part of the Gatwick Apprenticeship 2020 Programme?

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity you will:

  • Have actual or predicted GCSE Level 4/5 or above in Maths, English and a Science Subject
  • Be passionate about Engineering with a thirst to learn
  • Be motivated and driven
  • Able to commit to a four-year programme

Next Steps

If you are successful you will be asked to take part in a short (non-interactive) video interview. Assessment Centres will take place on either the 16th or 23rd April 2020 and the role will commence September 2020.

Salary: £19,500

About Gatwick Airport

Our people are passionate about Gatwick too. We value every person that works with us and reward them and their commitment to us by providing great opportunities for development, excellent rewards and opportunities to make a real difference in the lives of our customers. We love what we do! We would love you to join us.

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