Apprentice Design Engineer

  • Employer Johnson Controls
  • Job type Advanced Apprenticeships
  • Salary Competitive
  • Deadline 30/11/-0001

  • Entry requirements GCSEs
  • Locations Birmingham
  • Qualifications gained Professional Qualification
  • Date published 03/06/2019

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi-industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. We create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work together seamlessly. Bring your passion for innovation and we will challenge you to help us create a better tomorrow. 

What you will do        

An apprenticeship with us will see you building new skills, while applying your knowledge to real-world live projects. There will be plenty of opportunities to explore your potential and you’ll enjoy full support from your line manager and a mentor. We are offering a full-time permanent Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship Programme for talented people. This is a genuine alternative to university for people who have a passion for engineering and who want to launch their career with us. The apprenticeship will combine on-the-job work experience, with time at college to achieve a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.

How you will do it

This apprenticeship will provide a foundation from which to progress on several career paths within the Company as Mechanical Design Engineer. During the apprenticeship you will learn to produce fire protection/detection design drawings that are interfaced into the working dynamics of the clients building and install complex fire suppression systems. This is a very exciting, challenging and rewarding role that will provide a start point for a lifelong career within the fire industry community.

What we look for

4 GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade C minimum - in Math, English, Science and IT/CDT or equivalent

Enthusiasm to learn and an interest in problem solving


Good IT skills

Excellent communication skills

AutoCAD experience would be beneficial

Ability to work both independently and as a team player

Although no engineering experience is required, candidates must show an interest in engineering

Work authorization for the country in which you are applying to.

Candidates must search by location once on the Johnson Controls Site.

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