Engineering Higher Apprenticeship

  • Employer Siemens
  • Job type Higher Apprenticeships
  • Salary Competitive
  • Deadline Ongoing
  • Entry requirements A-levels (or equivalent)
  • Locations Poole
  • Qualifications gained Professional Qualification
  • Date published 06/02/2019

How do you shape the future through engineering?
As a Higher Apprentice, you will experience work in a broad range of departments with a rotational placement programme enabling you to build up relevant knowledge and experience. The rotation will include Engineering (design and development), Field/Operational Services (customer solutions run and supported by Siemens) and our on-site award winning Factory (with a wide range of opportunities).
To ensure continuity throughout your apprenticeship and related departmental rotations our dedicated on-site Training School will act as a key point of contact and provide you with a dedicated mentor.

The Challenge
A Higher Apprenticeship at Siemens ITS takes four years to complete:
Year 1 will be partly college based to achieve an HNC and to undertake PEO units (Performing Engineering Operations).
Year 2 is work based at Siemens ITS with day release at college to undertake the 2nd year of HNC and to commence NVQ level 4.
Year 3 and 4 is full-time based at Siemens ITS, to complete NVQ level 4.

The Candidate
A levels (A* - C) including Maths and Physics. We also welcome equivalents such as BTEC Level 3 certificate in Electronic/Electrical Engineering with an overall merit or distinction.
An enthusiasm for a career in engineering.
An ability to work within different departments and team environments.
It would be beneficial, although not essential, for applicants to have some relevant industrial experience - e.g. summer placements.
You must be flexible and adaptable.
You must be a confident communicator and proactive problem solver.
You must be able to work in Poole, Dorset.

About us: 
We’re Siemens. A collection of over 348,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them. We have offices across the UK, full of talented individuals helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.

Want to join us and be a Future Maker?
We’re excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Siemens. Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters.
We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas of the application form to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role. We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

What else do I need to know?
We know that not everyone’s lifestyle is the same, so we operate a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.
If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We embrace diversity and create what’s right for the world by employing the people who live in it.
Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation

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