Most employers now recruit their future technical
specialists and business managers into apprenticeship positions, to
enable them to become valuable team members quickly as
an apprenticeship gives you a structured career development
programme, fully supported by the industry.
It ensures you gain the skills, experience and qualifications
you need to progress in your chosen occupation.
You will be fully employed by your company in a real position,
such as an apprentice production operative, engineer, draughtsman
or sales estimator, and receive a salary.
Have a look at our current vacancies, or visit our courses section and
register your interest in an apprenticeship. Someone will be in
touch soon to help you out!
If you are not currently employed by a company your
first step is to join a full-time
Why study with us?
- All teaching and training staff have worked as engineers, and
the majority started as apprentices, meaning they have a wealth of
real-life knowledge and experience
- We have extensive links with fantastic employers
- We ensure that anyone who doesn't get an apprenticeship (for
any reason) is offered advice and guidance from the college.
Whether that's suggesting a course to make you meet the criteria of
a future apprenticeship or finding you another employer
- We provide ongoing support and mentoring for both apprentice
and employer, creating a succesful and fruitful partnership
Companies we work with...
We work with several types and sizes of business. They
- Jaguar LandRover – apprentices in all departments including
product development, model making and design and production
- Rolls-Royce – jet engine rebuild, plant and equipment
- Cummins Engines – specialised production technicians and
- GE Energy – production specialists, technical support
specialists and test and assembly technicians
- Cemex – specialised maintenance
- Alstom Power – turbine blade manufacture, electrical generator
assembly, on site installation maintenance technicians
- Prodrive – production technicians, test and development
Engineering Manufacture Advanced Apprenticeship
engineering sector has a long tradition of using apprenticeships to
fulfil its skill needs. Our level 3 apprenticeship develops skills,
knowledge and competence through specific pathways, training
apprentices to operate at craft or technician level.
A broad range of engineering sub-sectors are covered, such as
automotive, aerospace, electronics, marine, mechanical, electrical,
metal goods and other transport equipment.
Work and study
Warwickshire College Group has two specialist engineering
centres at Rugby College and Warwick Trident College. We
also have a specialist welding and fabrication facility at Royal
Leamington Spa College. See college location details.
As an apprentice, you must be employed in a suitable
Some employers approach Warwickshire College to help recruit for
their vacancies, other advertise locally. See our
How To Apply
Have a look at our current vacancies and apply online, or
visit our courses section
register your interest in an apprenticeship.
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