If you work with materials and structures in the aerospace, automotive, marine or renewables industries, this apprenticeship could be ideal for you.
Composites play an important role in offering lighter and stronger alternatives to metal, and working with composites can put you at the forefront of cutting-edge technology.
During your apprenticeship programme you'll develop your knowledge and skills in order to work unsupervised. Your place of work could be a large organisation requiring specialist skills, or a smaller company needing multi-skilled craftsmen.
Assessment is via a work-based project and a professional discussion. You'll leave your apprenticeship a competent and job-ready Composites Technician.
Employers will set their own entry requirements.
Typically you might need GCSEs in Maths, English and a Science or Technology subject at grade 4(C) or above.
On completion of the programme, you'll have the opportunity to study a related discipline via a Higher Level Apprenticeship or Foundation degree.
You can also look to progress on to Supervisor, team Leader or Senior Technician posts.
On completion of the apprenticeship you'll be eligible for EngTech registration with appropriate Professional Engineering Institutes.