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R & D Refreshment Engineering Apprenticeship


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£352 per week
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:45pm
Engineering Technician
Duration of Apprenticeship:
4 Years
Start Date:
Role Description

Role Description:

Would you like to work with and learn from the biggest brands in the world, bringing your purpose to life with your work? We care as much about the sustainability of our business as we do about the success of our brands and our people. Together, we can feel good about the work we do every day.

What will the apprentice be doing?

The Unilever R&D advanced apprenticeship scheme in Colworth is your opportunity to join an exciting area within Unilever. Our apprentices follow a structured and challenging academic programme to achieve a Level 3 Diploma whilst working on real projects to deliver products that are used by some of 2.5 billion consumers every day.

you will study part-time and get a Level 3 Engineering Technician qualification, whilst experiencing work across a range of different roles using some of the most innovative, modern and technically advanced equipment for the manufacture of new ice cream or tea-based drinks products at our world-class pilot-plant and precision engineering prototyping facility.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

As an apprentice, you’ll receive on-the-job training and experience in an administrative position along with formal training to gain the knowledge and skills you’ll need to support our business operations. You’ll join a team with a dedicated line manager committed to enhancing your career experiences. You will receive the Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship qualification. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Good changes of progression to temporary/permanent employment.


Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative


GCSE or equivalent 6 GCSEs inc Maths, English, Physics and Chemistry (Grade 5 or above) Essential

Future Prospects

Future Prospects:

This company are looking to train you to become fully qualified to remain a key member of the engineering team.

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