At Caterpillar Shrewsbury we are proud of our apprenticeships which provide a safe and supportive environment for you to put your newly-acquired knowledge and skills into practice. If successful in joining us, you will gain valuable experience in real work environments giving you a head start in your career and allowing you to build on your capabilities. You will also gain an Advanced qualification which is transferable and recognised within the industry.
Based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, our facility has over 100 years of manufacturing experience and now specialises in a wide variety of military, rail and Cat machine engines, transmissions and drive line systems.
We work with learning providers who have modern facilities, who understand our business and tailor your learning to help you be successful at work. Our four-year Advanced Apprenticeship programme includes:
Our apprenticeships are aimed at developing the specialist engineering skills needed for our business. Therefore, the specific roles vary year-on-year. This provides you with the choice and the options to develop your desired career.
2023 Recruitment Updates
We currently have vacancies in the following areas for apprenticeships starting in September 2023.
For further details about each of the roles, please visit our advert page below.
Note: the structure of our scheme, which include qualifications, delivery models, schedules, and content will differ dependent on discipline, course and college partners and business requirement.
At Caterpillar, we are proud of our five core values: Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, Commitment and Sustainability. We ask that those applying for this apprenticeship possess these personal qualities as well as the following:
The academic requirements for entry onto the course of study are:
We offer a range of benefits, and your salary will increase as you achieve your academic milestones and gain experience. You will find the salary in the relevant vacancy details when you apply.
When working at our facility, you will work a 37-hour week, Monday to Thursday. (If you are under 18, your daily hours of work may be reduced to comply with Working Time Regulations.) When at college, you will work a five-day week.
If you would like to find out a bit more about us before applying, we will be holding an Open Evening on our site on Wednesday 1st March, beginning at 5.15pm. To attend, please drop us an email at HRShrewsbury@cat.com. Feel free to email this address with any questions you may have which aren’t answered on this site or in the advert.
If you are ready to apply, you can find all the information you need by clicking here:
Thank you for applying! Typically, the process takes around six weeks following the closing date:
We wish you the very best of luck and look forward to hearing from you.
Feel free to email us at HRShrewsbury@cat.com.
We are more than happy redirect your question to the relevant person, and we value all feedback as it allows us to continuously improve our processes.
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