Mechanical and Electrical Apprenticeship

Filton, City of Bristol
24 Oct 2016
17 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Mechanical and Electrical Apprenticeship

Reference Code 10341252 RA EN INT 1

- Site: Airbus Filton

- Target Group: Apprentice - UK

- Band / Level: Other

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

- Start Date / Duration: 11.09.2017 / 3 YEARS 3 MONTH

- Work Experience: No work experience

- Functional Area: MANUFACTURING / Assembly & Integration

- Education: 

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 a Craft Apprentice you will become a Skilled Aircraft Fitter with electrical & mechanical qualifications.

The apprenticeship will combine on-the-job work experience, with time at college, in the first year working to achieve a Level 2 Foundation course, learning about engineering operations, whilst achieving a number of technical certificates and company required qualifications. You will then study towards NVQ Level 3, as well as a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering.


To apply, you must have minimum of:

¤ Six 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 Language, Maths, Double Science and an
Engineering BTEC. If Science qualification was taken as single subjects, one of these must be Physics.

¤ You will also need to be proactive, committed, enthusiastic and enjoys hands on practical work. 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.