Advanced Apprenticeships (L3) in Engineering

Location: Braintree, Essex
Contract: Full Time

We are looking for candidates with a keen interest in engineering, automation and robotics to join our manufacturing site in Braintree.

Our Engineering Apprenticeship will provide full on the job training on site and day-release at Colchester Institute, leading to nationally recognised qualifications.

We have 1 Advanced Apprenticeship available aimed at candidates with the following:

4 GCSE passes at grade 4 (C) or above (or equivalent), these should include Maths and Science

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To complete a programme of training within our Production departments
  • To practice and become skilled in the application using of a wide range of machine tools including, but not restricted to, conventional and CNC turning and milling & grinding
  • Fitting and assembly skills including the use of hand tools
  • Measurement and inspection techniques using a variety of metrology equipment
  • Training in the use of Computer Aided Design (CAD) using proprietary software packages
  • Carrying out tasks and duties as directed by the Departmental Technical Manager / Supervisor


  • A keen interest in an engineering discipline(s)
  • IT literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately both independently and as part of a team
  • Highly motivated and organised
  • Aptitude for practical science or engineering skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Hours of Work:

Monday – Thursday: 7.30am – 4.00pm
Friday: 7.30am – 3.00pm 39-hours per week

Closing Date:

Friday, 31st May 2024


In addition to a competitive salary, we offer an attractive benefits package, including:

  • 25 days holiday per annum, plus bank holidays
  • Company contribution pension
  • Healthcare cashback scheme
  • Discounts at many major retailers including Argos, Currys, Halfords, Tesco, Sainsburys and Morrisons to name but a few
  • Free on-site parking
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Continued professional learning and development
  • Recommend a friend scheme
  • Death in service after qualifying period
  • Mental health support
  • Financial wellness support
  • Long service awards
  • Opportunities for overtime at a premium rate

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Telephone:  01884 243400
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