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Engineering Apprenticeship Job at Spirit AeroSystems – in Prestwick

Job Description

Spirit AeroSystems is looking for apprentices to join the team!


Spirit is a leader in the design, development and manufacture of complex structures for the aerospace industry. You will be joining the team at the Prestwick site, which employs around 1000 people, and is where the assembly of wing packages for the Airbus A320 family, Airbus A350 XWB and the Boeing 767 takes place.

Spirit has recently grew our work content with the addition of a new automated composite production line for Airbus A320 spoilers. 2021 saw the opening of our Aerospace Innovation Centre, a Research and Technology facility which will increase the Company’s capabilities and position Spirit for future growth and success.

Minimum of 33 days annual leave per year

DC Pension Scheme

Flexible Benefits package including technology vouchers, private health care, cycle to work scheme and many more (Eligibly criteria and T&C’s apply)


The Prestwick Craft Apprenticeship Programme involves both on the job training and study at college. The programme takes around 4 years to complete and could be the start of a rewarding career where you will be truly a part of the team.

By August 2022, applicants must be able to demonstrate ONE the following entry options fully:




Nat 5 English Nat 5 Maths

Plus ONE of the following:
Nat 5 Physics

Nat 5 Practical Metalworking Nat 5 Design & Manufacture

(all at grade A-C)

Foundation Apprenticeship in Aeronautical Engineering

PEO Aeronautical Engineering

Plus minimum of:
Nat 4 English Nat 4 Maths

Plus ONE of the Following:
Nat 4 Physics

Nat 4 Practical Metalworking Nat 4 Design & Manufacture

Successful applicants must also have a positive, enthusiastic and hardworking attitude combined with practical hand skills, strong communication skills and a genuine interest in aerospace engineering as a career.

Selection for the Craft Apprenticeship Programme will involve completion of an on-line application, uploading a CV (detailing qualifications obtained and expected August 2022) and uploading proof of qualifications . Suitable candidate’s will then take part in further down section activities including psychometric testing around March followed by a formal interview around April. Successful applicants will commence their apprenticeship in August 2022.

If you are interested in applying for our Craft Apprenticeship please visit our website at Enquiries must be directed to: [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Sunday 27th February 2022

Spirit AeroSystems is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

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Company: Spirit AeroSystems –

Company Location:  Prestwick

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