Vacancy Details

This is an external apprenticeship vacancy

Employer Name:

Ford - South East Essex Engineering/Business Plant

Type of vacancy:

Higher Apprenticeship


South East Essex

Closing Date:


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starting salary is £17555 per annum raising to £25535

Hours of Work:

Full time

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Minimum Age:


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Vacancy Description

Engineering Technician
HIGHER APPRENTICESHIPS (SALARIED) - based at Dunton Technical Centre/Warley Central Office, Essex.
(4 Year Course Leading to NVQ Level 4, Foundation Degree and Degree Qualifications)
Do you know someone who is thinking about a career in either Finance, IT or Engineering?
A Ford Higher Apprenticeship will give them so much more than a Degree. It will provide a rewarding, challenging career in the automotive industry and an opportunity to earn while they learn.
? The Ford Higher Apprenticeship in Engineering leads to a NVQ2 in Performing Engineering Operations, NVQ4 extended Diploma in Engineering Leadership, Foundation Degree in Engineering and a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering with Greenwich University at Medway in Kent.
? The Ford Higher Apprenticeship in IT leads to a BSc degree (Hons) in IT with Greenwich University at Medway in Kent. This will either be a BSc IT Management for Business degree or BSc Digital & Technology Solutions degree.
? The Ford Higher Apprenticeship in Finance leads to a Level 4 Diploma in Business Accounting (CIMA CBA Qualification) and a NVQ4 Diploma in Management Accounting Practice.
These exciting new Higher Apprenticeship opportunities are based at Dunton Technical Centre/Warley Central Office, Essex.
Interested applicants should apply online via:
CLOSING DATE: 1st June 2015
Fairness, Opportunity, Respect, Diversity – Ford is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment

Desirable personal qualities

Entry Requirements
For Higher Apprentices in Engineering we look for applicants who have a minimum of:-
5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at Grade B or above to include Maths English and Double Science and have, or are predicted to gain,
3 A Levels or equivalent at grades B or above to include Maths, Physics and one other Science/Engineering or technology subject.
Applicants holding a BTEC National qualification must have completed the Further Maths unit as part of the qualification.

Qualification(s) Required

3 A Level at B or equivalent
Maths at B or equivalent
Science at B or equivalent
Technology at B or equivalent

Welsh Language Requirements

Welsh Spoken Skills: No.
Welsh Written Skills: No.

More information

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