Engineering apprenticeships

Most employers now recruit their future technical specialists and business managers into apprenticeship positions, to enable them to become valuable team members quickly as possible.


Jaguar LandRover apprenticesDoing 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 course.



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 include:

  • Jaguar LandRover – apprentices in all departments including product development, model making and design and production technicians
  • Rolls-Royce – jet engine rebuild, plant and equipment maintenance
  • Cummins Engines – specialised production technicians and maintenance technicians
  • 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 technicians



Engineering Manufacture Advanced Apprenticeship

an apprentice at JLR demonstrating a desing on a computerThe 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 position.

Some employers approach Warwickshire College to help recruit for their vacancies, other advertise locally. See our apprenticeship vacancies.


How To Apply

Have a look at our current vacancies and apply online, or visit our courses section and register your interest in an apprenticeship.


View our full-time courses

Meet some of our engineering apprentices

Find out more about apprenticeships





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