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Discover the benefits of becoming an apprentice

Earn while you learn, on-the-job training, specialist qualifications and a foot in the door at the employer of your dreams. If you have an aptitude for maths and science, have ambitious career goals, enjoy being hands-on and are a great problem solver, an apprenticeship could be the perfect start to a career in manufacturing and engineering.

With in-depth knowledge of what skills manufacturing and engineering businesses need, complementary apprentice mentoring and advice, and a dedicated training centre offering world-class facilities and expert teaching, Make UK has given thousands of apprentices a head start in their manufacturing and engineering careers.

What to expect

Apprenticeships give you the key skills, experience and qualifications to be successful in your chosen field, while still getting paid.

You can expect:

  • Up to four years of in-depth development and mentoring
  • Practical and theory training
  • Key job specific skills training
  • The chance to earn a competitive weekly apprentice wage

What our apprentices think

Read case studies from some of our previous apprentices, specialising in fields such as electrical and mechanical engineering

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Book onto one of our events to meet experts and get face-to-face apprenticeship advice.

Search our apprenticeship vacancies

Multi Skilled Technical Apprentice - September 2019 Start Date

We are seeking to employ and train one apprentice. You will be highly trained to work in the world of manufacturing, the initial training will be broad based leading to a first appointment as a multi skilled, Technician

Start date:

Company: Mechatronic Production System Salary: £155.00 per week

  • Apprentice advice for school/college students
  • Mechanical

Quality Control Engineer - Advanced Apprenticeship - March 2019 Start Date

Excellent opportunity to develop your career as a Quality Control Apprentice working for a market leader in the die casting sector.

Start date:

Company: Avon PDC Salary: £220 per week

  • Apprentice advice for school/college students
  • Advanced Engineering
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Apprentice Vacancy

Technical Product Design - Higher Apprentice - July 2019 Start Date

As an Ishida technical apprentice, you will be highly trained through an exceptional higher apprenticeship programme focussing on product design, giving you the opportunity to discover the world of food manufacturing and packing equipment, working with customers such as Cadbury’s, Walkers and Nestle, before specialising in Product Design.

Start date:

Company: Ishida Salary: £215.76 per week

  • Apprentice advice for school/college students
  • Design
  • Advanced Engineering

Technical Software Development - Advanced Apprentice - July 2019 Start Date

As a Technical Software Development apprentice, you will be highly trained to work in the world of Engineering and Manufacturing in the Food Industry Sector the world’s leading supplier of Food Packaging Machines and Equipment, before specialising in developing and programming the software used on Ishida Machines.

Start date:

Company: Ishida Salary: £215.76 per week

  • Apprentice advice for school/college students
  • Advanced Engineering

Technical Product Design - Advanced Apprentice - July 2019 Start Date

As an Ishida technical apprentice, you will be highly trained through an exceptional apprenticeship programme focusing on product design, giving you the opportunity to discover the world of food manufacturing and packing equipment, working with customers such as Cadbury’s, Walkers and Nestle, before specialising in the design of products and lines for Ishida’s customers.

Start date:

Company: Ishida Salary: £215.76 per week

  • Apprentice advice for school/college students
  • Advanced Engineering
  • Design

Field Service Operational Engineering - Advanced Apprentice - July 2019 Start Date

As an Ishida field service apprentice, you will be highly trained through an exceptional apprenticeship programme, giving you the opportunity to discover the world of food manufacturing equipment, working with customers such as Cadbury’s, Walkers and Nestle, before specialising in commissioning and maintenance of Ishida products and lines.

Start date:

Company: Ishida Salary: £215.76 per week

  • Apprentice advice for school/college students
  • Advanced Engineering
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical

Manufacturing (Assembly Technician) - Advanced Apprentice - July 2019 Start Date

As an Ishida manufacturing and assembly apprentice, you will be highly trained through an exceptional apprenticeship programme, giving you the opportunity to discover the world of food manufacturing equipment, working on projects for clients like Cadbury’s, Walkers and Nestle, before specialising in the assembly of the Ishida Machine product line either in plant or on customer site.

Start date:

Company: Ishida Salary: £215.76 per week

  • Apprentice advice for school/college students
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Advanced Engineering

Mechanical Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship - August 2019 Start Date

A Mechanical Apprenticeship with Ibstock Brick Ltd offers you the chance to train for a highly skilled role, gain a nationally recognised qualification and be paid a competitive rate while you learn!

Start date:

Company: Ibstock Brick Ltd Salary: £280.41 per week

  • Apprentice advice for school/college students
  • Advanced Engineering
  • Mechanical

Mechanical Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship - August 2019 Start Date

An Electrical Apprenticeship with Ibstock Brick Ltd offers you the chance to train for a highly skilled role, gain a nationally recognised qualification and be paid a competitive rate while you learn!

Start date:

Company: Ibstock Brick Ltd Salary: £280.41 per week

  • Apprentice advice for school/college students
  • Advanced Engineering
  • Mechanical

Electrical Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship - August 2019 Start Date

An Electrical Apprenticeship with Ibstock Brick Ltd offers you the chance to train for a highly skilled role, gain a nationally recognised qualification and be paid a competitive rate while you learn!

Start date:

Company: Ibstock Brick Ltd Salary: £280.41 per week

  • Apprentice advice for school/college students
  • Electrical
  • Advanced Engineering