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Mechanical Design Apprentice Level 3 - Leicester

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Leicester
Company:  Cavendish Nuclear

Job Title:                           Mechanical Design Apprenticeship

Location:                           Leicester, UK

Compensation:                   £12,802 + benefits

Role Type:                                  Full time / Fixed term
Role ID:                                       SF 47070

 

Work for the world you want to live in.

 

Wouldn’t you want to live in a world where people, populations and the planet thrive? Where technology protects rather than threatens. Where societies feel safe and secure. Where cities and continents feel part of one global community.

 

We’re an international aerospace, defence and security company, with sites all-round the UK, that do loads of exciting and important things to make the world safer and more secure. We defend nations, save lives and protect communities around the globe.

 

Cavendish Nuclear

We are Cavendish Nuclear, a wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group and the UK’s leading nuclear services company.

With a highly skilled workforce we are located at offices and sites in the UK as well as internationally. Our people innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost and deliver across all aspects of the nuclear energy life cycle, from design and build, through operations and maintenance, to decommissioning, waste management and remediation.

A career with us is hugely rewarding and exciting; one that stretches and challenges individuals to be the best they can be. When you join Cavendish Nuclear, you will have opportunities to work on projects that will have an impact on the future.

At Cavendish Nuclear we put people first. Work with us and you’ll discover that our focus on people is unique.

 

Mechanical Design Apprenticeship:
The role will require the individual to participate in various areas of practical and theoretical training combined with the Company specific training given in the workplace.

 

The apprentice will gain a solid foundation within a professional design office and have the opportunity to learn from professional and friendly individuals.

 

Typically the type of work Design Apprentices will be involved in will include; assisting in the production of scoping calculations and supporting analysis, models, drawings, design based documentation and technical reports for customers or specific projects.

 

As part of the apprenticeship, individuals will spend time undertaking placements across a range of business areas.

 

Possible placements:

Apprentices will work on different projects within the Design Office.

 

Apprentices also attend college to complete a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification.

 

Qualifications you’ll get:

Level 3 Engineering Design and Draughtsperson Apprenticeship Standard (including NVQ Level 3)

 

What you’ll need:


A minimum of 5 GCSE’s at Grade 4 (C) or above including English and Science, and Maths at Grade 5 (B) or above.

 

Any link to design technology or CAD experience would be looked upon favourably. Whilst academic ability plays a part, we care as much about your attitude and desire to be part of our future at Cavendish Nuclear and we want to see evidence that you're genuinely interested in and enthusiastic about developing a career in CAD design.

 

Apprentices without level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level before taking the end-point assessment.

 

The apprentice must demonstrate the core requirements below and also demonstrate the specialist requirements in their chosen role.

  • A team player - an individual who thrives on working in a team environment.
  • Reliable and good time keeping
  • Eager to learn
  • Passion for hands-on engineering

 

The ability to gain SC clearance.

 

What you’ll get:

  • Generous benefits including:
  • Very competitive starting salary
  • Fully funded qualifications up to degree level may be available
  • Personal development training and opportunities
  • Pension scheme with employee contributions matched up to 8% of salary
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working (by local arrangement)
  • Discounted shopping and half-price cinema tickets
  • Cycle to work scheme

 

Babcock International

Work for the world you want to live in. Work to leave a positive legacy that is felt for generations. Work as one team, one Babcock and create a safe a secure world, together.

 

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate, and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at the interview.

 

For help with your application and advice on your CV please visit https://www.babcockinternational.com/careers/apprenticeships/

 

 

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