Design Apprentice

An opportunity to join this year’s SWS UK apprentice scheme this September has opened to join an expanding design team (maximum age 23)

An opportunity to join this year’s SWS UK Apprentice Scheme this September has opened within our expanding design team.

The position is available to the candidate with the right skills and willingness to learn (must be aged 23 and under).

Reporting directly to the Development Manager, you will have the opportunity to develop new Skills while learning about the company’s product line.

You will also be responsible for a number of tasks including but not limited to the following;

Job Tasks

  • Updating the 2D legacy CAD drawings to 3D models
  • Providing assistance to the Design Engineer on Projects
  • Providing assistance to the Test Engineer on Projects

Essential Skills

  • AutoCAD - (Evidence Required)
  • Microsoft Office (Word / Excel / Powerpoint)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good understanding of manufacturing processes and construction methods
  • Ability to work in a team
  • An appreciation of business demands
  • Flexibility of work (Some on site work maybe occasionally required)


Desirable Skills

  • Solidworks
  • Interest in Manufacture / Engineering Career


  • 8:15 – 17:00 Monday to Thursday
  • 8:15 – 15:45 Friday
  • One day a week release to college
  • 20 days Holiday a year (Not to be taken in term time)
  • Aged 18+ on 1st September

Above National minimum

Last updated August 11, 2015 by Donna Edmondson

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