Developing the Young Workforce North Highland

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Dounreay Engineering Apprentice

Applications are now closed. For further information, please contact the organisers directly.

Job Description

Opportunities Available:

  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Design

The apprenticeship is a comprehensive training programme lasting up to 4 years. It starts with a year of engineering foundation training at UHI North Highland followed by up to 3 years of training and work experience at Dounreay and other locations, with day release for academic studies. The programme leads to an SVQ Level 3 in an engineering discipline and requires you to gain a Higher National Certificate in Engineering Systems

This programme provides unique and challenging opportunities. The people we train today will have the opportunity to be involved in some of the most exciting technical projects in the world and to develop skills which will be increasingly needed both at Dounreay and in other areas of industry.

Candidates should have:

  • Achieved (or expect to achieve) minimum National 5 in mathematics, physics or engineering science and a technical subject
  • Good Communication, team working & problem solving skills
  • Be able to demonstrate a practical interest in engineering
  • For electrical and instrument technicians there is a requirement to pass a colour vision assessment

Further Information & Full Details

For further information please
Closing Date:17 February 2023