Level 3 Maintenance Technician Apprentice (Machining Area) - Advanced (Level 3)

BMW Group (Employer)

Birmingham Metropolitan College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £14,333.00 to £27,000.00
38.0 hours per week 38 hour working week, start and finish times will vary according to work based placements and college hours.
4 years (duration)
31 August 2021(start date)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
14 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

BMW Hams Hall is a modern, high volume and complex automotive engine manufacturing site consisting of an engine component machining hall and an engine assembly hall providing engines for the BMW network.

Responsibilities

BMW offers an enhanced Level 3 apprenticeship in comparison to others in industry. The four year programme is designed to enable you to experience different aspects of Engineering and production technology including: hand-skills, machining, fluid power, electronics, welding, robotics, control systems and many more.

You will develop specialist technical knowledge in Engineering Operations before progressing to a competency based qualification in Engineering, supported by a Level 3 National Certificate in Engineering.

The first year of the program is purely in a learning environment where in addition to starting the academic requirements of your program in engineering mechatronic based BTEC NC, you will undertake a practical based engineering program which covers core engineering skills such as milling and turning, hand skills, electrical and electronic circuits and control and fluid power, PLC’s etc.

In the following years you will undertake competency based training while working in a rotation with our maintenance teams around the site and complete the academic engineering course you have started. Additionally, subject to your performance and progression you could have the potential to move onto a foundation degree L5 in engineering.

Our mentors are always available to provide individual support and guidance, enabling you to customise training to suit your skills.

Future Prospects

In the following years you will undertake competency based training while working in a rotation with our maintenance teams around the site and complete the academic engineering course you have started. Additionally, subject to your performance and progression you could have the potential to move onto a foundation degree L5 in engineering.

Reality Check

Personal development within the BMW Group never stops! This begins with vocational courses and continues with selective training throughout your career. A BMW Apprenticeship offers multiple career choices and enables you to make the most of your abilities.

As part of your application you will need to upload a copy of your most recent school report* and a CV. If you don’t have a school report then please upload a CV and an employer reference. If you don’t have an employer reference, then please upload a CV and a personal statement.

As part of your application you have been asked to upload specific documents. If you do not attach these, your application will not be progressed.

You must also be able to provide proof of your legal right to work in the UK, if you are not a UK or European passport holder.

The next stages of the recruiting process, could include; online testing and an assessment centre.

Any further questions? Email us on hr.services.recruitment@bmwgroup.co.uk

A competitive salary enhanced annually depending on individual progress and performance starting at circa £14,333 per annum rising to over £27,000 at the end of the programme.

If you would like to find out more information regarding apprenticeships at the BMW Group and why you should choose us, please go to:
https://www.bmwgroup.jobs/gb/en/opportunities/apprentice.html#location=GB,GB/Farnborough,GB/Goodwood,GB/HamsHall,GB/Oxfordshire,GB/Swindon

Skills Required

When it comes to selecting the right apprentices, it’s as much about attitude and behaviours as it is about vocational and academic success. That’s why in addition to the qualifications we require from you, we’ll also look for you to have a range of skills, attributes and behaviours. These include: team working, as well being able to work without close supervision; quality focus; good communication skills; showing enthusiasm and initiative; and responsibility and accountability for your work

Qualities Required

  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Hard-working
  • Excellent team player

Qualifications Required

A minimum of 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at higher grade C or grade 5 (or above) including Maths and English.

Training Provided

You will develop specialist technical knowledge in Engineering Operations before progressing to a competency based qualification in Engineering, supported by a Level 3 National Certificate in Engineering.

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About the employer

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, commonly referred to as BMW, is a German multinational corporation which produces luxury vehicles and motorcycles.

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