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Higher Apprenticeship in Engineering with Ford Motor Company



18th January 2021

Employer Description

Ford of Britain (officially Ford Motor Company Limited) is a British wholly owned subsidiary of Blue Oval Holdings, itself a subsidiary of Ford International Capital LLC, which is a subsidiary of Ford Motor Company. Its business started in 1909 and has its registered office in Brentwood, Essex. It adopted the name of Ford of Britain in 1960.

Ford of Britain operates two major manufacturing sites in the UK, in Dagenham (diesel engine production) and Halewood (transmissions). It also operates a large research and development facility in Dunton, Essex, which employs over 3,000 engineers.

Ford has been the UK's biggest-selling car and commercial vehicle brand for 34 and 45 consecutive years respectively

Ford Motor Company is offering a number of apprenticeship opportunities including: -

Higher Engineering Apprenticeship  
A Higher Engineering Apprenticeship with Ford Motor Company is an exciting opportunity to pursue practical work experience using world class technologies and processes, At the same time as learning a fantastic range of new skills in Engineering you will also be studying for a range of qualifications that will lead to the completion of a Bachelor of Engineering Degree (BEng.)

We are looking for exceptional candidates with passion and enthusiasm to join our team of apprentices!

What’s in it for you?

  • A great starting salary of £20,153, increasing year on year
  • Annual holiday entitlement of twenty five days (twenty days set by the company), this is pro-rated in the first year
  • Access to our Employment Development and Assistance Programme (EDAP), which provides up to £300 per year for non-job-specific education, training and development
  • An opportunity to access the Company’s Privilege scheme, which enables the purchase of Ford vehicles at a discount
  • A good pension scheme

About the role
Your on the job training will take place at the relevant Ford operation (Dunton or Dagenham)
You will complete 4 years with, 8 month rotary plan in different sections of the company, this offer is certain to open up many opportunities for the future
Four year scheme with weekly day release to attend university

What will you gain?
You will complete a four year programme for the attainment of:

NVQ Level 2 diploma in Performing Engineering Operations (PEO)
NVQ Level 4 Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing
Foundation Degree in Embedded Electrical Systems Design and Development
Bachelor of Engineering (B Eng)

To become part of our team, you will need:
A minimum of 5 GCSE grades, including
            - English at grade B (Level 6)
            - Maths at grade B (Level 6)
            - Physics or Double Science at Grade B (Level 6)

3 A Levels or equivalent at BCC at least on a eSTEM subject

  • Motivation
  • Good communication skills
  • Team ethos and leadership
  • Continuous development
  • Problem solving/ practicality
  • Responsibility

Ford is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity for all and is opposed to any form of less favourable treatment or harassment on the grounds of sex, marital status, civil partnership status, parental status, race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion/belief, gender reassignment and gender identity, age and those with caring responsibilities.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 31/03/2021


£20,153 per year


This job is located in Dagenham, Dunton, Essex

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