How our application process works
The first step to applying is giving us a bit more information about yourself. To do this and get your apprenticeship journey started, you must complete this form.
Please note that this is an introductory step you must take before you can begin your formal application.
Once you have completed our form, you will be redirected to our application portal. You will either have the choice to begin your formal application immediately, or if you aren't quite ready to begin, you will receive an email with information that allows you to start it at a later date when you are ready.
You can save your application and return to it at any time.
Remember the more information you can provide, the easier it is for us and the employers we work with to try and find you the right role.
Don't forget to do your research, you can find more information about the apprenticeships we offer on our website. Once you have completed your form, we will contact you to let you know how you got on. If successful, you will progress to an online assessment.
We require everyone that applies to complete an online assessment. The tests we carry out are relevant to the engineering sector and focus on several key skill areas, these include:
Literacy – assess your strengths and weaknesses in an engineering context
Numeracy – measures your strengths and weaknesses in an engineering context
Spatial Awareness – measures your ability to visualise two and three-dimensional shapes, which have been rotated, or converted to a mirror image
Mechanical Reasoning – looks at your ability to understand basic mechanical principles of motion, direction, and applied forces in an engineering context
Principles of Measurement – assess your ability to understand units and principles of measurement
Problem Solving – measures your ability to understand and solve problems in an engineering context
Colour blind test – some of our pathways require full colour vision. If the test confirms you do not have full colour vision we may require you to visit an optician and you may have to consider alternative pathways.
Once you have successfully completed your application form and online assessment, a member of our team will invite you to an interview. The interview will be with a member of the recruitment team and a member of our teaching staff. We will ask you a series of questions relating to your goal of becoming an apprentice engineer.
If you are successful in completing steps one to four, you can progress to the final stage - finding an employer. You must be placed with a company before you can start your apprenticeship at the AMRC Training Centre.
Don’t worry, we will help you. What makes us a good choice is our recruitment team works directly with local companies on your behalf. We already have jobs lined up for our applicants. You can browse some of our current vacancies here.