Apprenticeship Programme

Are you looking for an apprenticeship programme that will offer you the opportunity to learn a specialist set of skills in a hands on and rewarding environment?

Unlock your potential

Essentra’s 3 year Apprenticeship Programme, currently available in the UK, will provide you with the platform to develop a career across a range of disciplines. We will offer successful candidates a meaningful learning experience in a real job from day one. You will enjoy a supportive and structured environment which will truly enable you to unlock your potential.

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Our roles

We will offer a number of different apprenticeship opportunities across all our businesses throughout the UK. These may include; plastic injection moulding, machine setting, tool-making, flexographic and lithographic printing and carton manufacturing, as well as roles in the support functions such as finance and HR.

Apprenticeship opportunities are available across all the following locations:

  • Bradford
  • Nottingham
  • Newmarket
  • Newport
  • Portsmouth
  • Milton Keynes
  • Kidlington
  • Bangor

Essentra workshop

What do we offer?

As a part of the Essentra apprenticeship programme, you will be working alongside industry specialists in a fast paced and progressive manufacturing environment. You will receive professional in role training by industry recognised delivery partners in conjunction with a structured programme of learning. Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, you will receive a formally recognised industry related qualification and with it, the opportunity to enjoy a varied and rewarding career.

You will have:

  • A real job from day one
  • A personal facilitator who will provide technical guidance
  • On-site support from your colleagues
  • An individual learning and development plan
  • Formal on-site training that will complement your practical experience
  • Competitive base salary (with structured pay progression)

Essentra employees

What we're looking for

  • Focused, resourceful and ready to start a meaningful career
  • Plenty of enthusiasm and desire to learn from others
  • Ambition to learn a true skill or specialism
  • Ability to work across a variety of shift patterns and times
  • Potential to pass a Maths and English assessment equivalent to GCSE level
  • Self-motivated in character and focused on success

Essentra employee

How to apply

Step One - You will need to complete an online application form which will be reviewed by our specialist recruitment team.
Step Two - We will review and reply to your application and may contact you directly to get to know a bit more about you.
Step Three - You will be asked to complete some basic ability assessments.
Step Four - This is our final stage of the selection process where you will meet with your potential site management team for a formal interview.

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