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General Technician (Workshops) - Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • RAF
  • Various Locations
  • £27000 per annum

A General Technician (Workshops) at the RAF makes and fixes parts for planes, cars, and special equipment in specialised workshops and aircraft maintenance hangars.

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  • Wages
    £27,000 p/a
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date
  • Approx. Duration
    17 months

  • Location
    Various Locations
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Metal fabricator (ST0607)
  • Employer

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  • First 6 months: £18,600 + benefits
  • Until completion of phase two training: £25,000 + benefit
  • After technical training: £27,200 + benefits

(After one year of service and completing Professional Workplace Assessments on first posting)


Here are just some of the exclusive benefits you will access as an apprentice at the RAF:

  • Rent from £75 p/m
  • Free Gym
  • Health Care
  • Discounted food
  • Worldwide travel opportunities

Start Dates:

Applications are rolling, and start dates vary throughout the year.

What You Will Do:

  • Work in workshops and hangars to make and fix parts for aircrafts, vehicles, and special equipment.
  • Use tools and machines to drill, mill, cut, and shape materials.
  • Build or modify aircraft parts following strict guidelines.
  • Collaborate with Aircraft Technicians on part removal and fitting.

Apprenticeship Opportunity:

The RAF is one of the largest providers of diverse apprenticeships in the UK. They offer this apprenticeship for this role: Level 3 Metal Fabricator Advanced Apprenticeship

By the end of your apprenticeship, you will have:

  • Learnt to make and repair parts for various structures, such as bridges, oil rigs, ships, and vehicles.
  • Gained skills in using different metalworking tools and machines.
  • Gained a professional qualification recognised in the civilian world.
  • Secured a guaranteed job in your chosen role.

For more information about this vacancy please contact GetMyFirstJob Recruitment on opportunities@getmyfirstjob.co.uk (Ref ID: 246396)

Company website : https://recruitment.raf.mod.uk/apprenticeships

  • Be aged 16 – 47 years old (Must attest before 48th birthday)
  • Be a citizen of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, holder of dual UK/other nationality or have been a Commonwealth citizen since birth (with ‘right to work’ immigration status)
  • Commit to minimum 3 years post Phase Two Training
  • Pass the Defence Aptitude Assessment
  • Pass a Fitness test - Details below

  • GCSE grade C/4 or Scottish National 5 grade C in English language, Mathematics and an approved Science/Technology-based subject.

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