Apprenticeships with Aston Martin

An Aston Martin Apprenticeship is one of the most coveted in the industry. Aston Martin has an outstanding history of hand-making stylish, powerful sports and GT cars. The brand is one of the world’s most respected luxury brands, and it is a leader in style, performance, quality and personality. The combination of a strong heritage, an unique culture and cutting edge technology makes Aston Martin truly special. It also provides an exciting and rewarding environment for an Aston Martin Apprenticeship.

Aston Martin is looking for high calibre individuals with a passion and energy to strive to achieve the highest standards in everything they do. There must be an eagerness to deliver in a fast paced, demanding environment and rise to new challenges on a daily basis. All Aston Martin employees have the opportunity to develop their career, offered by the breadth of scope within each role in the business, which is supported by robust employee development processes.

The factory at Gaydon is both the primary manufacturing site and also the Head Office for the brand internationally. The brand has also invested over £200m in a second production plant at St Athan in South Wales to manufacturer the first Aston Martin SUV, the DBX, which is due to go on sale in 2019. So, this means the number of employment opportunities with Aston Martin is only going to increase as production of this new model commences.

The Aston Martin factory in Gaydon also offers a range of Graduate Jobs in a variety of roles:

Aston Martin Graduate Jobs 

To find out more about Automotive Apprenticeships, read our blog:
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Roles Available with Aston Martin

Aston Martin Apprenticeship at Gaydon:

In addition to an Aston Martin Apprenticeship in either Manufacturing or Design, the company also offers some Degree Apprenticeship for certain roles. Availability can vary from year to year, but examples of previous Apprenticeships offered at Aston Martin in Gaydon include:

  • CAD Degree (Body Development Degree Apprenticeship)
  • Design Studio Engineer (Clay Modelling or Colour & Trim)
  • IT Degree
  • Manufacturing and Manufacturing (Aston Martin Works)

Aston Martin Apprenticeship at an Aston Martin Dealership:

  • Service Technician

The Aston Martin Careers website has two very similar pages for Apprenticeships. One page has details of Manufacturing, Design and Degree Apprenticeships at the factory in Gaydon. The second has information about Service Technicians Apprenticeships in UK Dealerships.

If you are interested in an Apprenticeship as a Service Technician in an Aston Martin dealership, first click on the link provided below. Once directed to the Aston Martin Careers website,  select the “UK Dealership Technician Apprenticeship Programme” option. You will find this underneath the main navigation bar of the Aston Martin Careers website.

Education Requirements for Aston Martin

Aston Martin Apprenticeship at Gaydon:

To apply for an Aston Martin Apprenticeship at the factory in Gaydon, you should be able to demonstrate the following qualifications:

Manufacturing or Design Apprenticeships:

  • Aged 16-18
  • 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, including Maths, English and at least one Science

Degree Apprenticeships:

  • Aged 18-20
  • 2 A-levels at Grade C or above, or a minimum of a pass in a BTEC Level 3 qualification

Aston Martin Apprenticeship at an Aston Martin Dealership:

For an Apprenticeship as a Technician in an Aston Martin dealership, you should have the following qualifications:

  • 5 GCSEs at grade A* to C including Maths, English, a Science and ICT are essential.

For all Apprenticeships at Aston Martin, you must also have a keen interest in the automotive industry through work experience, hobbies, project work, and must not have previously completed a qualification in your chosen field of apprenticeship.

When can I apply for an apprenticeship at Aston Martin?

Aston Martin Apprenticeship at Gaydon:

In 2017, applications for Manufacturing, Design and Degree Apprenticeships at Aston Martin in Gaydon had to be submitted by Monday 10 April, for a start in September 2017.

In 2018, the applications for Apprenticeships at Gaydon will open in mid-October for a start in the summer of 2019.

Aston Martin Apprenticeship at an Aston Martin Dealership:

The recruitment process usually starts around March, but check the website throughout the year. Apprenticeships are also available at certain Aston Martin dealerships at other times.

To find an Aston Martin dealership near you, click here.

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