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WATA are participating in the Engineering in Motion experience (F1 in schools) and giving 16 – 24 year olds an exciting opportunity to do a Traineeship with a difference. We want to give you the opportunity to be an Engineer of the future…

What will I be doing?

You will get a chance to take part in the F1 in Schools Technology Challenge which gives you an educational experience around Formula 1. You will work in a team to design, analyse, manufacture, test, and then race miniature compressed air powered polyurethane based F1 cars.

What will I learn?

You will learn about physics, aerodynamics, design, manufacture, branding, graphics, sponsorship, marketing, leadership/teamwork, media skills and financial strategy, and apply them in a practical, imaginative, competitive and exciting way.

All these skills will give you the confidence and experience to progress your future career. A great advantage of a Traineeship is the opportunity to do work experience without going through a formal recruitment process

What qualification will I get?

You will work towards the EAL Level 1 Certi­ficate in Engineering Technologies

Units include

-          Introduction to Working in Engineering

-          Introduction to Machining Engineering Materials

-          Introduction to Cutting, Forming and Assembling Engineering Materials

-          Introduction to Joining Engineering Materials

-          Introduction to Basic Maths and Science used in Engineering

-          Introduction to Computer Aided Drawing (CAD)

-          Introduction to Computer Aided Machining (CAM)

-          Introduction to Engineering project planning

Where will I train?

Training is delivered at our Skills Centre in Hartford, Huntingdon. Your work experience placement will be with a local engineering employer.

How is the course?

The course is 8 weeks long

How do I apply?

Contact our team to secure your place and take those first steps to an exciting future!
Taster Day – 8th of July
Start Date – 11th of July

Call 01480 435544 or email traineeships@wata.co.uk for more information or to apply