Engineering Apprentice

Closing Date:
10 July 2024
Closing Time:
11:59 PM
Interview Date:
24 July 2024

Engineering Apprentice
Fixed Term (48 months)
£15,652 per annum

The Royal Air Force Museum is a national museum, a Government non-departmental public body (NDPB) and a registered charity, with two sister sites at London and Midlands. Our purpose is to share the RAF story, past, present and future – using the stories of its people and our collections in order to engage, inform and inspire. Our Vision is to inspire everyone with the RAF story – the people who shape it and its place in our lives.

We have two public sites (London and Midlands) and a stored collection (Stafford). Our trading company and active fundraising supplement Grant in Aid which comes through the Ministry of Defence.

The Royal Air Force Museum is a Carbon Literate organisation and as such promotes Carbon Literacy.

We are looking for a driven and enthusiastic Engineering Apprentice to join our award-winning team at the Michael Beetham Conservation Centre. This is a unique, four-year apprenticeship that offers:

• Quality Training: gain a Level 3 Metal Fabrication and Welding qualification with off-the-job training at Shrewsbury College.

• Hands-On Experience: work directly on the preparation, manufacture, and assembly of metal and heritage aircraft components and collection display mounts.

• Professional Growth: Learn to conduct maintenance inspections and surveys while adhering to high conservation and safety standards.

Why Join Us?

• Make History: play a vital role in preserving our iconic aircraft and vehicles.

• Inspire Others: help us share the awe-inspiring stories of the RAF.

• Skill Development: build a solid foundation in engineering with professional guidance and support.

As an Engineering Apprentice, you will:

• Engage in varied tasks involving metalwork, heritage aircraft and vehicles and display setworks.

• Learn about and adhere to rigorous health and safety practices.

• Document and report findings to maintain high conservation standards.

If you’re ready to take off on an exciting career path and make a real impact, apply now to become part of our team.

To apply:

• Please follow this link to the GOV UK website to apply: If you have any questions about this apprenticeship, please contact

• Closing date for applications: 10 July 2024

• Interviews will take place on: 24 July 2024

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