Want to work with big and complex machinery? Engineer your future with a Reaseheath apprenticeship.
As an engineering apprentice you’ll be able to access high quality training to develop your career in either the agricultural, construction plant or rail engineering industries.
We are the apprenticeship provider of choice for many industry leading companies. We work with over 80 companies including Sunbelt Rentals, AP Webb, Arriva Trains, Banner Plant, Alstom, Case New Holland, CLAAS, JCB Dealerships and The GAP Group – so we can guarantee that you’ll be in good company.
Our apprenticeships have been developed and designed with these national and international employers, helping to ensure you gain the technical know-how and practical ability needed by industry.
If you want to combine essential on-the-job experience with further training at college on day or block release – our apprenticeships could be just what you’re looking for.
Current job role: Technical Support Technician, Bombardier Transportation
Previous course: Level 2 Apprenticeship in Engineering 2015
Level 3 Apprenticeship in Engineering 2017 Level 4 (HNC) in Mechanical Engineering 2018
Level 5 (HND/Foundation Degree) in Mechanical Engineering 2019
“I did think about going to university after A Levels but chose to do a four year
apprenticeship instead. My apprenticeship gave me a greater understanding of business life because I learned practical skills on the job alongside the knowledge required for the engineering activities I carry out. I also did my degree without a student loan!
“Bombardier specialises in servicing and overhauling rolling stock for rail. I spend half of my time at my desk and the rest on our shop floor or visiting customers, suppliers and depots around the UK.
“My Level 2 and 3 Apprenticeships gave me a good practical and theoretical understanding and prepared me for my degree. I am now progressing onto a BEng which will give me an Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Then I’ll be ready for whatever opportunities may arise all over the world!”
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Why study an Engineering Apprenticeship at Reaseheath?
Because we’re industry focused, our engineering apprenticeships have been developed and designed with employers which means you’ll finish your apprenticeship with the skills and knowledge needed by the sector.
Become career ready by developing transferable skills which can open the door to careers in allied industries such as quarrying and mining, offshore, petrochemical and factory maintenance.
Our partnership with market-leading manufacturers means that you’ll be learning with state-of-the-art technologically advanced machinery and other equipment.
Once qualified, you’ll enjoy a range of rewarding career opportunities within the engineering industry and earn a skilled tradesperson’s wage.
We have extensive industry links which is good news when it comes to your future career prospects. Many of our apprentices are employed by some of the best manufacturers in the world.
‘Learn by doing’ in our multi-million pound technical training facility with electronic diagnostic equipment, hydraulic training rigs, electronics lab and industry-standard workshops.
“We have enjoyed an excellent relationship with Reaseheath College spanning many years and Reaseheath is A-Plant’s sole provider of training for our Plant Maintenance Apprenticeship. A-Plant is recognised as providing one of the most valued and sought after apprenticeship programmes in the equipment rental industry and Reaseheath has played an absolutely crucial part in helping us achieve this.
“The structure of the apprenticeship programme allows A-Plant apprentices to balance off the job training with in- house training, ensuring they experience real life exposure in the construction industry whilst receiving supported learning. Our apprentices have the opportunity to learn a valuable trade, gain qualifications and take those first steps towards a rewarding career. We’ve had some fantastic results where our apprentices have progressed through the company to managerial positions.”