Craft Mechanical and Electrical Apprentice in Airbus GreaterBristolArea,UnitedKingdom

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Job Description

Start date: September 2023

Location: Filton


Salary: £15,470

35 hours per week // Half day Fridays! // 25 days holiday plus bank holidays // Pension // Success share // Plus many more flexible benefits!

Have you ever dreamt of building an Aircraft? With Airbus, you can! At our Filton Plant our Skilled Aircraft Fitters are working to put together the aircrafts you see in the sky.

If you are passionate about building things and love understanding how things work, joining an Airbus Apprenticeship programme could be the ideal start to your career, just as it has been for many of our Senior Managers today!

About us!

Airbus is a global pioneer in the aerospace industry, operating in the commercial aircraft, helicopters, defence and space sectors. We pioneer sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world.

An Airbus Plant Mechanical and Electrical Apprenticeship offers you the opportunity to gain qualifications with no fees, whilst acquiring new skills through vocational training, and a regular salary.

This exciting programme is your first step towards becoming a skilled Aircraft Fitter (Electrical & Mechanical). Through the 3 year programme, you will gain a Level 3 Diploma in Aerospace Manufacturing (Competence) as well as a Level 3 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation (Knowledge) with onsite work which will be carried out in the Industrial facilities at Airbus Filton Plant. On completion of our programme you will become a Skilled Mechanical and Electrical Fitter with a Level 3 Diploma in Aerospace manufacturing and Aviation knowledge.

What will you be doing?

Your first year of Apprenticeship will be spent learning the basics in our partner college. You will then join the Filton Plant Operations in the second year and start on a structured journey following the aircraft build across a number of areas. You will have one to one mentoring and coaching from our current Aircraft Fitters to learn your skills. You will be required to work to manufacturing and engineering instructions and drawings.

You Will Learn New Skills Including

  • Drilling, reaming and countersinking.
  • Use of automated drilling equipment.
  • Fastening & sealing.
  • Sub and major assembly of aircraft components.
  • Fuel, Hydraulic, Pneumatic & Electrical installation.
  • System function testing.

Above all, you will complete the Apprenticeship knowing how to build safe and high quality aircraft you can be proud to fly in.

This role is based in the Filton Plant in an active operations environment. You will be contributing directly to building aircrafts and as such will require to be comfortable working in a shop floor environment. Due to the nature of some of the tasks you need to be comfortable with working at height or in confined spaces such as inside an aircraft wing when required. A medical assessment will be carried out including colour blindness testing prior to your start.

About you!

In order to be eligible for this exciting apprenticeship, you must have a minimum of either:

  • 5 GCSE’s including English and Maths – Grade C/4 and above preferable – Grade B/5 in Maths preferable
  • OR Level 2 in Engineering with GCSE English and Maths – Grade C/4 and above – Grade B/5 in Maths preferable
  • OR Equivalent Qualifications

Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.

Please note, we love your interest in working for Airbus but we do ask that you make only one application. We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you and then submit an application that best represents you, your skills and experience in connection with the role you have selected.

One application: Make It Possible, Make It Happen, Make It …Count!


Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments to allow you to access and participate fully in the recruitment process. If you wish to discuss this further please contact via email [email protected] Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.


Airbus Operations Limited

Contract Type

Apprenticeship / Alternance / Ausbildung / Prácticas Formac. Profes.

Experience Level

Entry Level / Débutant / Anfänger / Recién titulado

Job Family

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.

Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

Airbus is, and always has been, committed to equal opportunities for all. As such, we will never ask for any type of monetary exchange in the frame of a recruitment process. Any impersonation of Airbus to do so should be reported to [email protected]

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

Company: Airbus

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: GreaterBristolArea,UnitedKingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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