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Apprentice Engineering Design and Draughtsperson Level 3



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9th August 2023
Apprentice Engineering Design and Draughtsperson Level 3 - AQUATERRA ENERGY LIMITED

An Apprentice Engineering Design and Draughtsperson (Level 3) is required. This is an opportunity to join a team of professional design engineers working in the offshore oil/gas & energy transition industries. The role encompasses all aspects of mechanical engineering, and provides a challenging and rewarding career path for the apprentice. Duties include: engineering drawings and 3D models, using Solidworks and AutoCAD.

Closing date: 25 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary
Annual wage - £10,296.00 to £20,319.00

Wages explained 
Working week - Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5.30pm, Fridays 8.30am to 3.00pm with one hour for lunch (unpaid)

Total hours per week: 37.5
Expected duration - 42 Months
Possible start date - 01 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship level
Advanced - Level 3 (A level)
Reference number - VAC1000189663
Positions - 1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?
The Apprentice Design Engineer will be trained to provide expertise in CAD and Engineering Draughtsman ship. It is also anticipated that they will progress on to develop other engineering skills such as writing calculations and engineering analysis. As such, key duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Engineering drawings and 3D models, using Solidworks and AutoCAD.
  • Engineering calculations, with traditional hand calculation methods, using Mathcad Prime.
  • Engineering analysis, using Finite Element Analysis (ANSYS).
  • Engineering reports, using MS Word.
  • Mechanical principles, material selection and application.
  • Fundamentals of engineering drawing and design.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
The successful candidate will attend the College of West Anglia, Kings Lynn campus on a day release basis for 3 years.

The first year will include the relevant practical skills learning in the engineering workshop.  Year 2 and 3 will include all the relevant knowledge required to support the end point assessment of the Engineering Design and Draughtsperson level 3 apprenticeship. Guidance will be given by the nominated commercial trainer to support your work-based portfolio through to achievement of the apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Further to the completion of the apprenticeship a structured career path will be supported to allow progression to engineer/senior engineer, and to achieve professional recognition through to Chartered Engineer status with the Engineering Council of UK.

Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Attention to detail, Team workin

GCSE or equivalent English, maths and science (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Technical subject (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider
Benefits • Training and development • National minimum wage not apprentice wage • Private Health Insurance • Matching pension contribution • Life cover x 4 basic salary • 25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays • Birthday leave + one day after one years’ service • Long service awards • Option to purchase additional holidays • Reduced gym membership • Employee assistance scheme • Funded sports, social and charity events • Cycle to work scheme • Electric car scheme • Retail benefit scheme

About the employer
Aquaterra Energy is committed to creating efficiency enabling technologies for the global offshore energy industry The successful applicant will be joining a talented, responsible, and supportive team focused on delivering bespoke engineering solutions for a worldwide client base. The successful applicant will complete an industry recognised apprenticeship, provided by the College of West Anglia at the Kings Lynn campus.


Innovation House

2 Alkmaar Way



Training provider
Mrs Kerrie Greenfield



Apprenticeship standard
Engineering design and draughtsperson
Level 3 (A level)

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 25/08/2023


£10,296.00 to £20,319.00


This job is located in Norwich

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At Aquaterra Energy, we help the offshore oil and gas industry increase efficiencies and reduce costs, through a range of products, systems and projects.

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