Technical Apprentices

Loughborough University
July 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:£22,011
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Technical Apprentices

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Technical Services Grade starting from £22,011 per annum.

Job description

Technical Apprenticeship x 6

Level 3-5 Engineering Apprentice, f ixed term for 48 months

Level 3 Lab (scientific/art) Technician apprentice, fixed term for 24 months

Full-time and Fixed Term

The Apprentices will rotate between most of our academic Schools including School of Architecture, Building & Civil Engineering, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Science, School of Science, Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, School of Design and Creative Arts, and Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering at Loughborough University. The University is a top UK university with world leading research.

Loughborough University is offering an opportunity for Apprenticeships in a Technician role across the university covering scientific, engineering and digital technical lab roles. In addition to on-the-job training and development, you will attend Loughborough College to gain a recognised qualification.

This appointment is for a fixed term (48 Months for Engineering-based and 24 months for Lab-based Technical apprentices) for the duration of your apprenticeship. Whilst no guarantee can be made, it is hoped that a permanent position could be found for an appointee who successfully complete the Apprenticeship.

The apprenticeship roles are a pathway into an exciting career as a technician in a variety of scientific and engineering fields.

Key Requirements:

  • Can demonstrate an interest in becoming a technician or a technical profession
  • Can demonstrate an interest in Mechanical/Mechatronics/Scientific areas such as Chemistry, Biology through hobbies or part time work while studying.
  • Ability to take instruction and work as part of a team.
  • Good practical IT skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, e-mail).
  • Good written and verbal English skills.
  • Good level of numeracy including ability to handle data.
  • Can demonstrate a professional and self-motivated approach to learning in the workplace
  • Informal enquiries should be directed to Matt Parry via email to [email protected]

    If individuals prefer a particular apprentice scheme, please indicate this in the application form.

    Our Benefits

  • We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies.
  • On site nursery
  • Competitive pension schemes
  • Generous annual leave allowance up to 44 days (inclusive of BH & closure days)
  • On campus parking with charging points for electric vehicles
  • Fantastic range of sports facilities and preferential membership packages available
  • Fantastic CPD, Linkedin learning and inclusive resources for development
  • For more information, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

    Closing date as the 14 th July 2024 and interview date as 23rd July 2024.

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