Craft Aerostructures Apprentices

Broughton, Chester
24 Oct 2016
17 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Craft Aerostructures Apprentices

Reference Code 10337731 RA EN INT 1

- Site: Airbus Broughton

- Target Group: Apprentice - UK

- Band / Level: Other

- Work Contract Type / Working Time:Apprenticeship / Full time

- Start Date / Duration: 18.09.2017 /

- Work Experience: Not specified

- Functional Area: MANUFACTURING / Assembly & Integration

- Education: General school / X/ Other

Description of the job

Joining an Airbus Apprenticeship programme could be the ideal start to your career, just as it has been for many of our Senior Managers today. We consider our apprentices to be ideally qualified, with the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to enable them to make an immediate contribution when they enter the workforce.

All our Apprenticeship programmes are around three to four years in duration and are undertaken at Airbus' UK sites and at our
partnership colleges and universities.


A Craft Apprenticeship offers you the opportunity to acquire new skills whilst in employment. As an Aerostructures Craft Apprentice you will become a skilled aircraft fitter working on the drill off and assembly of both metallic and composite components to produce the wing box structure.

You will spend your first year completing Level 2 Foundation course, learning about engineering operations, whilst achieving a number of technical certificates and company required qualifications and will lead to the achievement if an NVQ Extended Diploma (Aeronautical Engineering) Level 3 and a National Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering.


To apply, you must have minimum of:

  • 6 GCSEs at grade C or above including English Language, Maths and Double Science. If Science qualification was taken as single subjects, one of these must be Physics.
  • Alternatively you must have 4 GCSEs at grade C or above including English, Maths, Double Science and an Engineering BTEC.

Please note that you must also include a cover letter as part of your application for this programme which demonstrates your interest in aerospace and motivation to join the apprenticeship programme.


Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments to allow you to access and participate fully in the Assessment Centre. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. If you wish to discuss this further please contact via email Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Airbus Group is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.