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Rolls-Royce - Motor Cars Woodshop & Lacquer Apprenticeship

BMW Group
BMW Group
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Deadline: CLOSED
  • Length of Programme: 3 Years
  • Entry Requirements: GCSES, -
  • Qualification Gained: Professional Qualification
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    • Goodwood

About Us

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is part of the BMW Group and is located in Goodwood, West Sussex. The plant runs one of the South East's largest apprenticeship schemes, leading into a huge variety of career paths with one of the world's top luxury brands.

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars' reputation for quality, style and performance is fully matched by the passionate commitment of the Goodwood team.

The maxim of Sir Henry Royce – ‘take the best that exists and make it better’ permeates everything we do at Rolls-Royce. As a major international company we are proud of our investment in people and we are currently seeking

Apprentices to join us in August 2019

Joining our Woodshop and Lacquer Department

This program will give you an in-depth introduction to the range of wood and lacquering operations involved in Rolls-Royce production. This is your chance to turn your passion for cars into a worthwhile, rewarding career with a company that makes the very best.

A Rolls-Royce Apprenticeship offers multiple career choices and enables you to make the most of your abilities.

Your Career Development:

As a Rolls-Royce Wood Shop and Lacquer Apprentice you will gain a general appreciation of the wood and lacquering process through 'On the Job' training coupled with day release at College.

You'll spend three years developing your skills by working your way round the department, as well as earning a Level 3 NVQ in Modern Manufacturing . After that, there may be the option to take things to the next level with a fourth year of training. Your training will be accompanied by technical qualifications in Wood and Lacquering.

The final year will be in a field of expertise in preparation for potential employment in the relevant discipline.

Additional Information

Career Opportunities:

Your career with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will be designed to meet individual aspirations and the business needs of an internationally recognised company.

You start on a business awareness programme followed by career objective training in the relevant departments.

Rewards and Benefits:

A competitive salary enhanced annually depending on individual progress and performance.

Eligible for discounted lease car subject to terms and conditions.

Working Hours:

40 hour working week. Apprentice start and finish times at Goodwood are 06:00 – 14:30 but may vary slightly according to work based placements. College times varying according to the timetable.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 24th March 2019

Please note – As part of your application you will be asked to upload specific documents. If you do not attach these your application will not be progressed.

Please be aware that we complete rolling recruitment. As such, those candidates that have made an early application and have successfully moved through the recruitment process will be invited to the first assessment centre.

The Assessment Centres will be taking place on either Wednesday 27th February 2019 or during the week commencing Monday 29th April 2019.


Qualifications and experience

As part of your application you will need to upload a copy of your most recent school report* and a CV. If you don’t have a school report then please upload a CV and an employer reference. If you don’t have an employer reference then please upload a CV and a personal statement. 

*If you are currently studying you must upload a school/college report. Failure to attach the above will mean we will be unable to progress with your application.

• A minimum of 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at grade 4 (or above) or Grade C (or above) in the old GCSE grading structure, including Maths and English.
• Your dedication, enquiring mind and collaborative spirit will be a valuable asset to the team.
• An eye for detail
• You will need to have good communication skills, the ability to think logically and to work independently or as part of these teams.
• Now you’re raring to continue your education, start your career and indulge your passion for cars.

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