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Engineering Apprentice


Melton Mowbray, LEC, GB, LE13 1BB


Engineering Apprenticeship – Melton Mowbray

4 Year Programme

Joining an apprenticeship with Mars will give you the opportunity to gain amazing experience, learn new skills and earn real money from day one.  You’ll be joining a community of like-minded people, including lots of other apprentices and spending time between college and one of our UK sites.  We are offering a scheme in Engineering, which involves you taking part in fantastic training courses and team building events, whilst tackling real challenges and taking on real responsibility.  You’ll need to be a great team player and communicator, with the motivation to get results and a positive mindset.  As a Mars Apprentice you will gain a professional qualification, as well as on the job experience.


Engineering, Melton Mowbray - 4 years 

This is an exciting Apprenticeship, where you will be working towards a Level 3 Engineering Qualification, whilst gaining practical engineering experience.  In year 1 you will spend two days per week at Vogal's Training Centre and one day per week at Loughborough College, the remaining two days per week will be spent in our factory in Melton Mowbray getting hands on experience by working on a wide range of technologies and developing your engineering skill set.  During years 2, 3 & 4 you will spend four days a week in the factory and 1 day a week at college. At the end of the four year apprenticeship, you will have achieved a Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship and a HNC. With strong mentorship you will be hands on, helping you to develop the technical skills required to become a qualified engineering technician. We’ve seen previous Apprentices go on to become highly successful Engineering Specialists, Maintenance Managers and Project Engineers, looking after large teams and responsible for multi-million pound budgets. To keep you on-track your starting salary will increase each year on successful completion of your training. Qualification requirements: GCSE Grade 4 or above in Maths, English, Science and two others and most importantly a passion for Engineering!

Desirable Skills

  • Good Peer Relationships
  • Drive for Results
  • Technically Minded
  • Strong Customer Focus


Making Your Application

All of our apprenticeships have a start date of September 2019.
For all of our apprenticeship schemes you will require a minimum of 5 GCSE's and you must be willing and able to travel to site, as well as college. (Please see job advert for specific GCSE requirements)
In terms of the process.  Please apply through the website, where you will be asked to upload a copy of your CV and answer several competency based questions. . The next stage is a telephone interview. If you do well at this stage, we’ll invite you to a panel day, which will include a group discussion exercise, a problem solving exercise, a presentation, and an interview. You will also get a factory tour with one of our current apprentices, so you can see our environment for yourself, and hear about life with us as an apprentice from someone who’s already been in your shoes. 

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