Bomber County Speed Shop Ltd

Heritage Engineering Technician Apprenticeship – (Mechanical Classic Vehicle and Custom Design) - Advanced (Level 3)

Bomber County Speed Shop Ltd (Employer)

Heritage Skills Academy Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,400.00
40.0 hours per week Monday – Friday 8am - 5pm
42 months (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Heritage Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
27 August 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Bomber County has more than 38 years’ experience building cars, truck, street rods, gassers, classic vehicles, bobbers and cafe races. They are offering an opportunity to join a world-class engineering team to build show class vehicles for the road, track and competition. This is a rare opportunity to join a specialist team of top engineers.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Combining old-school mechanical engineering with cutting-edge technology, you will be working with a team of skilled engineering problem solvers creating vehicles for road, shows and track.

Covering the history and development of vehicle systems, components and materials, servicing, repair and renovation of transmissions and drivetrains, chassis, suspension, steering, braking and electrics, Technical Drawing, welding, business studies and advanced diagnostics.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The ‘HET Level 3 Apprenticeship’ is a nationally recognised qualification delivered by ‘HSA’ from its academies based at ‘Bicester Heritage’ in Oxfordshire and ‘Brooklands Museum’ in Surrey. Delivered over 42 months on a block release basis, you will attend your academy on average every 5 weeks for a 5-day block of training running from Monday to Friday, the other 80% of the time you will be working with your employer. If required, the employer will cover the Accommodation and travel costs. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of the Programme, you will be qualified as a Heritage Engineering Technician. Employment with Bomber County after completion of the apprenticeship is not guaranteed but very likely, subject to performance and a position being available.

The classic vehicle industry is thriving and the companies that HSA work with are world-class.  Prospects for progression range from specialist technical roles to management positions and international work opportunities. 

Reality Check

There is a high expectation that successful candidates will work hard, be conscientious and represent the company well on all occasions. Appearance, attitude, timekeeping, and personal presentation will all be considered throughout the interview process.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Creative, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade GCSE Grades 4 to 9 (A-C)) Essential
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