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With apprenticeships across a range of different business areas, Amazon is the perfect place to learn new skills with a range opportunities to suit candidates with different backgrounds, qualifications and career aspirations. Our Operations, Engineering and Technology teams are crucial to ensuring that we continue to deliver and innovate for customers. We have big plans and want to continue to develop and retain the best talent. Our apprenticeship schemes are aimed at people who have a passion for learning new skills and who want to start a career now – possibly as an alternative to continuing in education or in order to retrain in a new direction. You will need to be committed to your own development and be prepared to make the most of the opportunities given to you. Hard work is essential, as is a desire to succeed and make the most of the hands on experience and qualifications on offer to you.
If you join as a permanent member of the team at Amazon there are a number of internal only apprenticeships that you could undertake to continue your development in areas such as HR, Health & Safety, leadership and technical/management apprenticeships up to masters degree level.
Operations – Business Improvement Techniques (BIT) Apprenticeship
Join us on our 13 month BIT Apprenticeship scheme and will be trained on our process paths while also growing your skills in crucial, complementary areas like safety first, problem solving, communication and project planning. Over the course of the apprenticeship you will be introduced to the fundamental operational excellence modules and will work towards a Level 2 apprenticeship in Business Improvement Techniques.
Engineering- Advanced Mechatronics Apprenticeship
Join us on our 48 month Mechatronics Advanced scheme and you’ll combine college-based learning with hands-on training. During your first year you will be based at a technical training centre on a residential basis, learning the engineering basics that you will need in your role with us. Outside of college term times you’ll enrich your studies by working alongside members of our skilled workforce in one of our fulfilment centres. During years 2, 3 and 4 of the apprenticeship you will build your skills in the workplace as well as continuing your academic studies either on day or block release. You will achieve the Level 3 Engineering Technician (Mechatronics Maintenance) apprenticeship standard as well as a HNC in Engineering.
Engineering – Process Automation Engineering Degree Apprenticeship
Join us on our 48 month Automation Engineering scheme and you’ll combine studying for a degree with hands-on practical training in both general engineering basics as well as PLC controls specialisms. The first year of your apprenticeship you will gain hands-on practical training on a residential basis at college, where you will also begin to study towards a HND in Electrical & Electronics engineering. In years 2 and 3 you will complete your HND on a block release basis whilst working alongside our Automation Engineers in one of our fulfilment centres. In year 4 of your apprenticeship you will complete a work based automation project and attend the University of Salford on block release to achieve a BEng degree in Controls and Automation.
Information Technology Apprenticeships
Join us as a technology apprentice on a 36-48 month scheme and you’ll combine classroom based studying hosted offsite with Amazon’s on-the-job IT staff training program delivered by our specialist teams on site in our Fulfilment Centres or Corporate offices. You will be working with systems and technology focused on delivering the highest service and delighting our end customer. During your first year you will be introduced to the fundamental technical skills you need to become a successful Amazon IT employee working towards either Network Engineering, IT Project Management (both are equivalent to first year of degree study) or a technology solutions professional degree.
After graduating from any of the apprenticeship programmes, you’ll be fully qualified to apply to join our team permanently in any of a number of different roles as you embark on an exciting career at Amazon.
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