Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe's number one space enterprise and the world's second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.
Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.
Description of the job
Start date: September 2019
Closing date for applications: 3rd March 2019.
Launch an exciting career by joining our Airbus Apprenticeship programme! Our Apprentices receive second to none training, gaining the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to enable you to make an immediate contribution when you enter the workforce.
An Airbus Craft Apprenticeship offers you the opportunity to gain qualifications with no fees, whilst acquiring new skills through vocational training, and a regular salary.
As an Aerostructures Craft Apprentice at Airbus you will gain a Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma (Aeronautical Engineering) and a National Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering.
On completion of the 38 month programme you will become a Skilled Aircraft Fitter working on the drill off and assembly of both metallic and composite components to produce the wing box structure on our world class Airbus aircraft.
Craft Apprentices on the Aerostructures programme study at Coleg Cambria (Deeside Campus) to achieve their qualifications, and their industry based work takes place at our world leading aircraft manufacturer site in Broughton, (near Chester) North Wales.
Your first year on the Aerostructures Craft Apprenticeship programme will be spent completing the Level 2 aspect of the course at Coleg Cambria, learning about engineering operations, and achieving a number of technical units towards your national diploma.
Our Aerostructures Craft Apprentices then go on to join a skilled Airbus team, working within the wing production areas on 6 month rotations to allow you to gain all the relevant skills to complete your qualifications, whilst attending college on a day release programme to complete your national diploma.
During your time in the Airbus factory, Aerostructures Craft Apprentices are involved in manufacturing the wings of the A380, A350, A330 and the Single Aisle family.
Tasks you'll carry out as part of your role in the factory will include;
· The setting of templates and jigs,
· Drilling off and assembly of the wing box components (spars, stringers, ribs, pylon, wing skins).
This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.
In order to be eligible for this exciting apprenticeship opportunity, you must have a minimum of:
· Five GCSEs at Grade C or 4, which must include Maths, English Language and Science (either core and additional / double award, or Physics if Science was taken as individual subjects).
We can consider other qualifications such as Engineering BTEC Level 2, Engineering Diploma, Principle Learning, PEO Level 2 and Pathways to Apprenticeships as two GCSEs. Alternative qualifications must be in addition to the core GCSE subjects stated above.
Please note that you must also include a cover letter as part of your application for this programme which demonstrates your interest in aerospace and motivation to join the apprenticeship programme.
Constructeur aéronautique, Airbus est aujourd’hui le leader mondial de la construction d’avions de ligne. Créé à la fin des années 1960 avec le projet A300, lancé à l’initiative de plusieurs pays européens, il fabrique des avions de 100 places (A318) à plus de 500 places (A380). Il appartient au groupe EADS, renommé « Airbus Group » en 2014, et présent sur 170 sites dans le monde. 6000 avions Airbus sont aujourd’hui en exploitation, avec une volonté du constructeur aéronautique de mettre l’accent sur la réduction de l’empreinte carbone (réduction de la quantité de CO2 produite par avion).
Airbus, dont le siège est situé près de Toulouse, compte 59 000 employés dans le monde et 15 sites principaux situés en France, Allemagne, Espagne et Royaume-Uni (ainsi que d’autres sites aux Etats-Unis, en Chine, au Moyen-Orient et au Japon).