Start date: September 2018
Closing date for applications: 23rd February 2018
Make you career fly by joining our Airbus Apprenticeship programme! Our Apprentices receive second to none training, gaining
the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to enable you to make an immediate contribution when you enter the workforce.
An Airbus Apprenticeship offers you the opportunity to gain qualifications with no fees, whilst acquiring new skills through
vocational training, and a regular salary.
Within Customer Services, In-Service Support are responsible for any Airbus aircraft across the whole fleet; to support both
current production aircraft and an ageing fleet. Customer Services Engineering Apprentices will provide technical support to both
suppliers and internal Customer Services colleagues.
As a Customer Services Engineering Apprentice at Airbus you will gain a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Aeronautical
Engineering, as well as a Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Technical Support, on completion of our 40 month
programme. Customer Services Engineering Apprentices study at City of Bristol College to achieve their qualifications, and their
industry based work takes place at our world leading aircraft manufacturer site in Filton, Bristol.
Your first year on the Customer Services Engineering Apprenticeship programme will be spent completing the Level 2
Foundation course in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering. You will then go on to develop your skill and technical knowledge
through a combination of college study and on the job work and training.
Alongside your studies you can expect to undertake a number of work placements at Airbus within the following areas of
- Systems and structural maintenance
- Service bulletin for modifications
- Ground support tooling
- Technical data
- Spares Engineering
In addition to your work placements and studies, apprentices will have a number of valuable training opportunities covering a
variety of subjects (e.g. quality, supply chain, repair solutions, design) as well as ad-hoc project work from a variety of sources
Part of the future role of a Customer Services Engineering Apprentice will involve working with suppliers to establish an
understanding of capability and manufacturing capacity, and become familiar with the variety of manufacturing techniques.
In order to be eligible for this apprenticeship candidate must have a minimum of:
- Six GCSEs at Grade C or 4, which must include Maths, English Language and Science (core and additional, or physics if taken
as separate subjects)
Please note that you must also include a cover letter as part of your application for this programme which demonstrates your
interest in aerospace and motivation to join the apprenticeship programme.