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Aeronautical Engineer

Spirit AeroSystems


Aeronautical Engineer

Spirit AeroSystems

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£8,755 per year PRESTWICK Full-time (37 Hours) Ayrshire College 01/03/2021 SCQF Level 6
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Job overview

Spirit AeroSystems is looking for apprentices to join the team!

Spirit is a leader in the design, development and manufacture of complex structures for the aerospace industry.

You will be joining the team at the Prestwick site, which employs around 900 people, and is where the assembly of wing packages for the Airbus A320 family, Airbus A350 XWB and the Boeing 767 takes place.

Spirit is currently growing our work content with the addition of a new composite work package for Airbus A320 spoilers. Additionally, 2021 will bring the opening of a new Aerospace Innovation Centre at Prestwick to increase the Company’s capabilities within Research and Technology.

The Prestwick Craft Apprenticeship Programme involves both on the job training and study at college. The programme takes around 4 years to complete and could be the start of a rewarding career where you will be truly a part of the team.

• Minimum of 33 days annual leave per year
• DC Pension Scheme
• Flexible Benefits package including technology vouchers, private health care, cycle to work scheme and many more (Eligibly criteria and T&C’s apply)

What will I learn?

1st Year - Term time attendance at Ayrshire College – Ayr campus to complete SVQ Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations along with an NC or HNC depending on academic attainment at the start of the apprenticeship.
2nd – 4th Year - Aircraft Specific Training on site and at college:
• On-the-job Training SVQ Level 3
• Rotate within departments to cover trade & technical skills
• HNC in Aircraft Engineering

What qualification or qualities are required?

You’ll have a head start in this vacancy if you’ve completed a Foundation Apprenticeship in a related field. We’ll need you to provide evidence of your qualification and show you gained the relevant skills from your placement

By August 2021, applicants must be able to demonstrate ONE the following entry options fully:

Option A:
Nat 5 English
Nat 5 Maths

Plus ONE of the following:

Nat 5 Physics
Nat 5 Practical Metalworking
Nat 5 Design & Manufacture

(all at grade A-C)

Option B:
Foundation Apprenticeship in Aeronautical Engineering

Option C:
PEO Aeronautical Engineering

Plus minimum of:

Nat 4 English
Nat 4 Maths

Plus ONE of the Following:

Nat 4 Physics
Nat 4 Practical Metalworking
Nat 4 Design & Manufacture

Successful applicants must also have a positive, enthusiastic and hardworking attitude combined with practical hand skills, strong communication skills and a genuine interest in aerospace engineering as a career.

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