Engineering Apprenticeship - Level 6 (Caledonian)

by GE Aviation

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Job Details

30th June 2022
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5/6/7)
Engineering & Manufacturing

Caledonian Engineering Apprentice - Level 6

This is an excellent opportunity to join GE Aviation in the UK on a Modern Apprenticeship Programme within the operations and maintenance organisation. On completion of the programme, successful candidates will have completed a Modern Apprenticeship, gaining an SVQ at SCQF level 6.

At GE Aviation, we invent the future of flight, lift people up, and bring them home safely. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GE9X engines, driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, or unlocking new opportunities to grow and deliver more productivity, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to moving the aerospace industry forward.

Our apprentices follow a three-year training programme, with day release college attendance. This is a full-time role, Monday-Friday.

The Modern Apprentice will function under the overall guidance of the Apprentice Coordinator but also on a day-to-day basis be managed by the Team Leader / Supervisor in charge of the department where the Apprentices’ current training is taking place.

For the duration of the Apprenticeship at GE Caledonian, you will gain practical experience, develop theoretical knowledge, whilst obtaining formal qualifications, which are recognised and fully transferrable within the aviation industry.

You will perform multiple aspects of maintenance and repair to the highest quality. Excellent communication skills are required, along with the ability to accurately follow work process instructions. You will have a keen sense of achievement and take pride in the work you undertake and produce. The ability to work efficiently within a team is essential.

You will:

  • Adhere to GE health & safety policy and safe working practices.
  • Be highly self-motivated, be able to work in a small team and independently.
  • Have good problem-solving abilities, able to think on your feet.
  • Have basic PC knowledge of networking and communication.
  • Be working to targets and deadlines.
  • Be undertaking your qualification on jet engines.
  • Be working with your team in the development and implementation of continuous improvement projects.


Performing Engineering Operations (PEO) at SCQF Level 5 Completed by July 2022

Foundation Apprenticeship in Engineering Completed by July 2022.

  • Team player, cooperative, interested in further personal and career development
  • Confident personality
  • High degree of flexibility, highly motivated with the ability to work under pressure
  • GE partner with Ayrshire College for training delivery, therefore we would recommend be living in an area commutable to the college

Total Reward

In addition to a competitive base salary, here at GE Aviation we understand the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.

As a new joiner to GE, we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you can then tailor to meet your individual needs:

  • Non-contributory Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Group income protection
  • Private medical cover
  • 26 days holiday, with flexible option to buy or sell

Right to Work

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post.

Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security.

About GE Aviation

As one of the largest commercial aircraft engine maintenance facilities in the world, with annual sales of over $2.9bn, the business works with over 90 customers worldwide, including Emirates, TUI, Lufthansa, Delta, United, ANA and British Airways.

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