Apprentice Design Engineers

STC Twenty One Limited (STC 21) is a Design Organisation (DOA) located in the East Midlands. Our aerospace engineering service is approved and regulated under the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

STC 21 provides UK CAA approved major STC (Supplemental Type Certificate) and minor changes/repairs for a wide variation of aeroplane and rotorcraft types.

Based in our Derby office, you will join either our Mechanical or Avionics Design teams with an opportunity to choose the path you’d like further down the line.

As an Apprentice Design Engineer at STC 21, you will take part in a structured four-year training programme. During this time, you will be trained by out knowledgeable and experienced colleagues along with the opportunity of meeting our clients and getting hands on experience with the aircraft we work on.

Programme Overview

Year 1 & 2: Completion of Level 2 Engineering Operative Apprenticeship Course, accompanied with in office working experience.

Year 3 & 4: Following a discussion about which path you’d like to take, there will be an option on what Level 3 Course you’d like to embark on.

When you are not in college completing any formal qualifications, you will be based in Derby full time learning from our experienced engineers and consolidating your skills ready to be signed off as a fully qualified Design Engineer at the end of year 4.

What is STC 21 looking for?

We’re looking for employees who:

  • Have a natural interest in the aviation industry;
  • Have an interest in either mechanical or electrical sectors;
  • Are ambitious, driven and willing to learn;
  • Are comfortable travelling to various clients we work with, which will include oversees travel;
  • Can adapt to a fast-paced working environment;
  • Show exceptional communication skills.

The role will be starting in September of this year.

In return, we offer a competitive salary with a contributory pension scheme, 25 days holiday (not including bank holidays) and additional time off over the Christmas period. We also offer Healthcare through Vitality at a very reduced rate, as well as other great benefits.

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