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 apprenticeship offerings are aimed at developing the specialist engineering skills needed for our business. Therefore, the specific roles can vary year on year. This provides you with the choice and the options to develop your desired career. Disciplines may include:
Note: the structure of our schemes, 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.
We do not currently have any open vacancies but please visit us again early next year when we will begin recruiting for our September 2024 intake.
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.