Girls Go Technical 2017 at BMW Group

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BMW Group is a global organisation, designing and manufacturing motor vehicles of the highest quality, including the highly acclaimed MINI produced at Plant Oxford. BMW Group Plant Swindon supplies the majority of the pressed panels that are then joined together to produce the familiar MINI 'shell'. The completed body is then passed to the Paint Shop in the next process step.

As a major international company we are proud of our investment in people and we are currently seeking Apprentices to join us in August 2017.

BMW Group is associated with developing exceptional levels of staff qualification, beginning with vocational courses and continuing with selective training throughout your career.

A BMW Apprenticeship offers multiple career choices and enables you to make the most of your abilities.

Girls Go Technical 2017

Are you female and between the ages of 15 and 24, and considering a technical apprenticeship within the manufacturing industry to commence in September 2017? If so, this programme is for you. Experience the day to day challenges encountered by our engineers and technical apprentices in our fascinating world class factories through this exciting and unique opportunity. 

A limited number of places are available on the scheme which will run during the Easter holiday from Monday 10th April to Thursday 13th April 2017.

Those attending will be taken on a tour around two of the three manufacturing sites; Plant Oxford where MINI is built. Plant Hams Hall, where engines are assembled and Plant Swindon, the body and pressings plant. You will spend four days at the heart of our operations, two at the site closest to your home region for in-depth work experience, and two at Plant Oxford. Participants based at the Oxford Plant will be offered an optional tour of Plant Swindon.

On completion of the programme, participants will have gained:

  • An in-depth awareness of manufacturing and engineering processes
  • An insight into the range of careers available - including technical roles
  • Enhanced interview and job application skills

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity and apply today! The closing date for applications is the 12th March 2017.

Qualification Requirements:

Hams Hall - 5 GCSE's (or equivalent) at grade B or above including English, Maths and Science. (English and Maths at grade 6 or above in the new grading structure).
Oxford & Swindon - 5 GCSE's (or equivalent) at grade C or above including English, Maths and Science. (English and Maths at grade 5 or above in the new grading structure).

The application process:

You will need to submit your application online via our careers page, once your application has been reviewed and you have met our minimum criteria requirements you will be sent three online tests to complete.

Please be aware that the Girls Go Technical application process is the same as the one for our apprenticeship programmes. As such, if you are interested in an apprentice opportunity with us you will not need to submit another application.

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