Hudson Boat Works UK Ltd

Apprentice Composite Repair Technician - Advanced (Level 3)

Hudson Boat Works UK Ltd (Employer)

Engineering Trust Training Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £16,000.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, 07.30 - 16.00, with a 30-minute paid break & a 30-minute unpaid lunch.
36 months (duration)
7 February 2022(start date)
Engineering fitter (apprenticeship standard)
31 January 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Hudson Boat Works UK Ltd are looking for an Apprentice Composite Repair Technician to join their team in Reading, completing a Level 3 Engineering Fitter apprenticeship. Hudson is a high tech manufacturer.


We are looking for an apprentice to learn specialist skills in composite repairs and carbon component production with opportunities for paint spraying in the future. The successful candidate will need to possess a high attention for detail and be open to learning new skills.

Be part of a small and social team of skilled composite technicians capable of self-directed work and induvial accountability.

There will be other duties involved with the role, this might involve fulfilling parts orders or loading boats onto transport.

Future Prospects

To become a fully skilled repairer and paint sprayer. Further skills like trailer driving or organisational possibilities could be made after the right development.

Reality Check

Attention to detail is necessary and willingness to become a valued member of the team.

Skills Required

  • Good practical skills
  • Good communication skills

Qualities Required

  • Reliable
  • Able to work in a small team
  • Able to adapt to last minute task changes
  • Willingness to learn & a passion for skilled craftsmanship

Qualifications Required

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-5 (or equivalent) including maths, English, and a science.

Training Provided

Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard. Company Training Plan & Assessment, which includes:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering - Development Knowledge (1 day per week for 2 years at college)
  • Development Competence Qualification (workplace)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (If required)
  • End Point Assessment at the end of the apprenticeship
  • Typical Duration 36 months
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