Engineering Operative

Trainee Mechanical Assembly & Installation Fitter. Producing complex high value, low volume components or assemblies.

  • 12-18 months
  • Level 2
  • Cambridge, UK

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The broad purpose of the occupation is to support the development of individuals within the aerospace and defence industries to produce complex high-value, low-volume components or assemblies in full or part, using machines, equipment or systems, to the required specification. Trainee Fitters may typically have a mechanical, electrical, electronic, control systems, pipe fitting or instrumentation bias or operate across multiple disciplines depending on the type of assembly. This introductory programme gives learners the foundation to start a career within engineering to progress onto a Trainee Fitter role.

Apprenticeship Standard

Engineering Operative

Additional Information

In line with the government requirement for 20% off the job training, all of our apprenticeships incorporate:

  • Training programme tailored towards the aerospace and defence industries
  • Industry specialist qualified trainers/assessors
  • Support and guidance for the apprentice and employer from start to finish through one to one meetings and off the job classroom training
  • Apprentice access to a comprehensive range of resources via our e-portfolio system for self-study
  • Regular feedback on apprentice progress to the employer
  • English/mathematics upskilling

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