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Web: www.siemens.co.uk/automation

Email: jason.phin@siemens.com


Overview

Engineering on a huge scale. Medical diagnostics, industrial and buildings automation, transport engineering and power engineering - the subject of this apprenticeship. Or supposedly so: we could find no trace of it on the website.

Field

Engineering

Sector

Engineering

Degree offered

BEng (Hons) Control & Automation Engineering

Provider

Sitrain; Trafford College; University of Salford

Based

Yrs 1-3 Trafford College

Yr 4 University of Salford

Duration

4 - 5 years

Entry requirements

2 A-levels Maths; Physics or Engineering related (C or above) or BTEC Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Application process

UCAS; National Apprenticeship website; https://www.siemens.com/uk/en/home/company/jobs/search-careers/apprenticeships.html

Working hours

37.5 per week

Study hours

Block release

Salary 

£15,000

GCG view

A maddening chalk and cheese episode, zero on their website and unresponsive HR but once we found they ran a training school, we had an instant response with the most informative description of the process we found anywhere from an on-the-ball, intelligent human being. A classic example of the lack of communication between HR and the real world.

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