Apprentice Mechanical Engineer
Reference No: 30014
WA14 5RZ

About this opportunity

This is an excellent opportunity at an established, highly successful company for a mechanical engineering apprentice. You will receive level 2 training in mechanical engineering gaining extensive knowledge and skills in aircraft wheels.

A normal day would include
• Stripping down of aircraft wheel assemblies

• Basic cleaning of aircraft wheels hubs and individual components

• Perform inspections of aircraft components

• Producing and maintaining accurate records

What you could go on to do
Progression to higher level qualifications and potential to develop within the organisation in the longer term. Skywheels are looking for people who want to learn, grow and thrive in the company.

How you will be supported
Full support will be provided by our skilled engineering assessors and trainers at The Growth Company.

What will happen next
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

What you should have to apply

GCSE grades A-C/4-9 in maths and English language
An engineering qualification would be an advantage

Personal Qualities

• Strong work ethic
• Dependable
• Exceptional safety and quality awareness
• Mechanical aptitude
• Adaptable to changing schedules
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Team work
• Ability to follow directions and procedures


Able to speak and write clearly and informatively, and respond well to questions

Can demonstrate accuracy and look for ways to improve and promote quality

Can adapt to changes in the work environment

Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events

Able to absorb and process information quickly

Can conduct themselves in a professional manner

Can balance team and individual responsibilities, contributing to building a positive team spirit

Able to work to fully understand and implement company policies and procedures

Is consistent at work and on time, takes responsibility for own actions and keeps commitments