Apprentices

An apprenticeship at Tata Steel is the first step of a rewarding career.

We offer a diverse range of professional opportunities across our UK sites, so wherever your career ambitions lie, Tata Steel could be the ideal place for your talent.

See below for current opportunities in each of our locations.
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Apprenticeships in South Wales

South Wales is a major operational hub for Tata Steel and we offer apprenticeships in our four sites at Port Talbot, Llanelli and Newport.

Applications for these roles have now closed.

This page will be updated when future opportunities are available.

Schemes at our sites

Each site has a different range of schemes, as follows:

Port Talbot:
•    Finance;
•    Mechanical Engineering;
•    Electrical Engineering;
•    Fabricator and Welding;
•    Manufacturing;
•    Laboratory;
•    Material Science Higher apprentices.

Llanelli (Trostre):
•    Mechanical Engineering;
•    Electrical Engineering;
•    Material Science Higher apprentices.

Newport (Llanwern & Orb):
•    Customer Services;
•    Mechanical Engineering;
•    Electrical Engineering:
•    Laboratory;
•    Fabricator and Welding.

Electrical Engineering Apprenticeships

Tata Steel has some of the most advanced electrical control and automation systems in the country, which enables us to develop the very highest quality of precision products. In fact, we are one of the UK’s largest consumers of electricity. Whether your interests lie in power distribution, drives or process control and automation systems, Tata Steel has a challenging and rewarding role for you.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here


Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeships

The role of mechanical craftsperson can vary greatly, depending on the plant and location of your department. Daily activities range from planned and preventative maintenance to fault finding and problem solving when things go wrong, ensuring the plant and its manufacturing units perform to their maximum. Structured training will enable you to work on a large variety of mechanical equipment from large cranes, heavy machinery (e.g. gearboxes, pumps, bearings), to complex hydraulic equipment or machining components in our Engineering workshops. A mechanical craftsperson needs to be flexible, knowledgeable and highly motivated.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here


Fabricators and Welders Apprenticeships

Our Apprentice Fabricators and Welders enjoy plenty of opportunities to develop their skills in a hands-on, practical fashion – working to produce outcomes that meet agreed specifications and high quality standards. It’s an opportunity to take on responsibility for the full life cycle of a job: planning the work to be done, ordering materials, marking out, cutting and using of heavy machinery to aid the manufacture of the finished piece. You will be able to learn your trade using a range of tools and machinery, including drills, rollers, benders etc. and you’ll learn a range of techniques such as bolting, riveting and welding, using Sub arc, Manual arc and M.I.G.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

 

Laboratory Apprenticeships

The Technical team in Tata Steel look after the development of new products and ensure the quality of our manufacturing processes. It’s a varied and diverse function with responsibilities ranging from chemical and metallurgical testing in laboratories to providing technical expertise to our wide range of customers in the automotive, construction and domestic appliance industries.

The people in our Technical teams are analytical, rational thinkers who bring excellent attention to detail to their work. To join us, you need to be self-motivated and persuasive, and keen to be part of a high performing team.

We work across every area of our sites and deal with our colleagues across the organisation, so no two working days are the same. We are committed to the development of our people and encourage our Apprentices and Higher Apprentices to progress with their studies so that they continue to develop a career within Tata Steel.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

 

Material Science Higher Apprenticeships

Our Material Science Higher Apprentice programme is ideal for those who want to continue to learn, while gaining on the job, hands on experience in a post A Level (or equivalent) environment.

Our Material Science apprentices will work within our Technical function, which ensures that our products meet and exceed our customers’ exacting needs, both now and in the future. The roles are varied but the challenge is always the same: to develop and improve every grade of steel, so that it’s ready to meet the challenges of every possible application, from electrical use to aerospace and beyond. Technical excellence is at the heart of everything we do, underpinning areas including quality assurance, laboratory management, non-destructive testing, metallurgical investigations and supply chain. Whilst there’s plenty of scope for independent working, you could just as easily find yourself in a customer-facing role, working alongside Commercial and Supply chain colleagues, liaising with Research & Development, or collaborating with our Operational teams.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

 

Manufacturing Apprenticeships

A Manufacturing Apprenticeship with Tata Steel offers exciting training in varied environments and locations. From making Iron & Steel in our Blast Furnaces and Basic Oxygen Steelmaking Plants, to Rolling Metal in our Hot and Cold Mills. You will work within a team using the appropriate processes, technical and engineering skills to safely manufacture products whilst maintaining the highest quality and meeting our customers’ needs.

With hard work and dedication, successful candidates will become fully functioning Team Members over the two-year period and be able to perform a range of Manufacturing duties. Beyond this milestone, candidates with the aspiration and potential can continue their development and become our Senior Operators or Team Leaders of the future.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

  

Finance Apprenticeships

In a complex, commercial and global business such as ours, a world class Finance function is pivotal to success. Our Finance Business Partners are at the heart of strategic and operational decision-making and work across the Tata Group. Our Centralised Accounting and Transactional Operations teams provide consistently high quality, efficient services with a strong emphasis on continuous improvement.
And our in-house experts in the fields of Business Reporting & Planning, Reporting & Group Control, Taxation, Internal Audit, Treasury and Mergers & Acquisitions provide cutting edge specialist advice wherever it is required.

As part of the Tata Steel Europe Finance Apprentice Scheme you will have a unique opportunity to gain a broad experience across the diverse areas of the Finance function. Your time on the Apprentice Scheme will be spent in Port Talbot where the Finance Headquarters of Tata Steel Europe is located.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here


Customer Services Apprenticeships

At Tata Steel our customers are at the heart of everything that we do. Keeping our customers happy requires dedicated and highly trained staff to deliver a world-class service and maintain a competitive advantage.

As a Customer Services Apprentice you will use data and information about customer orders to maximise customer satisfaction.

During the training programme apprentices will learn about the processes and roles within our Customer Services department. You will be given a strong overview of the business products, procedures and services.

Our Customer Service Apprenticeships will be based at Tata Steel Llanwern, in Newport, South Wales.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here




Apprenticeships in North West and North Wales

Applications for these roles have now closed.

This page will be updated when future opportunities are available.


Shotton

At Shotton we offer a number of apprenticeship opportunities within manufacturing and manufacturing engineering. These include opportunities to specialise in mechanical, electrical, instrumental, process or machinist disciplines. It’s an opportunity to be part of an apprenticeship where you can learn and study towards an NVQ qualification whilst gaining invaluable practical work experience.


Manufacturing and Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeships


Requirements
To be eligible for our Apprentice Programme you must have achieved, or be expecting to achieve, 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English, Maths and Science.

Manufacturing and Manufacturing Engineering Programme Summary
For the first three and a half years apprentices are employed by TTE Training Ltd in Ellesmere Port. TTE is a leading training provider that offers training on behalf of a range of companies in the chemical, petrochemical, process, power, paper, pharmaceutical, nuclear and oil and gas industries throughout the North West. If you complete this initial stage of training successfully you will then be offered a one year fixed term contract with Tata Steel, with the aim of progressing into a permanent role after that. TTE provide a three and a half year multi skilled apprenticeship which is a work based training programme where you gain both practical experience at the TTE training centre and on site here at Tata Steel Colors in Shotton. During this time you will have the opportunity to study for nationally recognised qualifications.

During years 1 and 2 you will be based at TTE and will study for the following qualifications:

•    Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Operations and Maintenance Engineering;

•    Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Process Engineering Maintenance;

•    Level 2 Functional skills;

•    RoSPA H&S Basic Certificate;

In year 3 you will be based at Tata Steel in Shotton and you will have the option to study for Higher National Certificate where appropriate

Package and benefits
The apprenticeship programme offers a range of financial and other benefits to help you make the right start in your working life. It’s a competitive package that recognises your contribution to our business and supports you in your professional development. It includes:

•    the opportunity to earn while you learn;

•    nationally recognised qualifications;

•    employment opportunities and progression;

•    ongoing Tata Steel training, which has built a reputation as one of the best within the industry;

•    the opportunity to progress.

How to apply
Applications are now closed.
To find out more, go to http://www.tteltd.co.uk/apprenticeships/how-to-apply/or email enquiries@ttetraining.ltd.uk
 

Apprenticeships in East Midlands

Applications for these roles have now closed.

This page will be updated when future opportunities are available.


Corby

Within Corby we recruit apprentices into both Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. An Apprentice in Electrical Engineering will study the uses of electricity and equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication systems. Mechanical Engineers design, build, install and maintain mechanical machinery, components and tools. As a Tata Steel Apprentice you will learn how to identify different components, learn how they work and how to maintain them on plant.

Engineering Apprenticeships

The Engineering apprenticeship scheme at Corby is an in-depth programme providing you with the skills and expertise required to become an electrical or mechanical engineer.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here


Customer Services Apprenticeships

Tata Steel requires dedicated and highly trained staff to deliver a world class service to its customers and to maintain its competitive advantage through cutting edge research. The Customer Service Apprenticeship Roles support the customer services department with all aspects of administration regarding compliance. These roles will provide and validate data and information about all customer orders to maximise customer satisfaction.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

How to apply – Application Process for Corby

Customer Service Apprenticeships - Applications are now closed

Semta manage the recruitment process on our behalf, receiving and assessing applications. Semta (The Science, Engineering, Manufacturing and Technologies Alliance) is a not-for-profit organisation that works to develop and grow engineering skills for the future of the UK's most advanced sectors, enabling UK industry to compete on the global stage.

The recruitment and selection process will be as follows:
•    Submit an online application;
•    Selected applicants will then be invited to an assessment day by our training partner, Semta;
•    Those who perform well at the assessment day will then invited to interview with Tata Steel and Semta;
•    Undertake a medical
•    Training offer made.

Please visit www.semta.org.uk/apprenticeshipservice to find out more.

Engineering Apprenticeships - Applications are now closed

For our Engineering apprenticeships, applications are received through Northamptonshire Industrial Training Association Ltd (NITAL). To find out more, please visit www.nital.co.uk or email info@nitaltrainme.org.uk

 

Apprenticeships in West Midlands

Applications for these roles have now closed.

This page will be updated when future opportunities are available.


Warwick

Tata Steel’s Research and Development function is based at the University of Warwick. Our R&D team is essential to the continued success of our organisation. Our researchers continue to break new ground in developing new products and services that enable our customers innovate in their own marketplaces. We design and test new products and to come up with innovative solutions that meet the ever changing demand of industry and technology. We will soon be looking to recruit apprentices to help support this exciting work, at the cutting edge of modern steelmaking.

R&D Apprenticehips

Applications are currently not open.

Wednesfield

Our Steelpark site in Wednesfield is home to our large distribution centre. The site is home to an Automotive Service Centre, Slitting Centre, Light Gauge and Profiling Centre and employs around 600 employees. We will soon be looking to recruit Customer Services and Manufacturing apprentices to be part of this large-scale logistics hub.

Commercial Apprenticeships

The Commercial Apprentice roles will spend time in the different teams within Distribution based at Steelpark. They will learn about a range of operational areas to gain a full overview of processes within the business. The main part of the apprenticeship will be spent in the Sales and Customer Services teams to help them develop the required knowledge and skills to deal with customer enquiries and support the Sales team.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

Manufacturing Apprenticeships

The Manufacturing Apprentices will undertake a range of duties to support the Manufacturing Operations. They will work within the different operating businesses to learn all about the varied processes within Steelpark. Working within the manufacturing teams to support the delivery of team objectives, the apprentices will also contribute to continuous improvement initiatives.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here


Walsall

Manufacturing Apprenticeships

At our Walsall site in the West Midlands we are looking to recruit Manufacturing apprentices to perform all duties within the manufacturing environment.


How to apply – Application Process for Wednesfield and Walsall

Semta manage the recruitment process on our behalf, receiving and assessing applications. Semta  (The Science, Engineering, Manufacturing and Technologies Alliance) is a not-for-profit organisation that works to develop and grow engineering skills for the future of the UK's most advanced sectors, enabling UK industry to compete on the global stage.

The recruitment and selection process will be as follows:
•    Submit an online application;
•    Selected applicants will then be invited to an assessment day by our training partner, Semta;
•    Those who perform well at the assessment day will then invited to interview with Tata Steel and Semta;
•    Undertake a medical
•    Training offer made.


Apprenticeships in North East, Yorkshire & the Humber

We offer a wide range of apprenticeship opportunities at our sites in Hartlepool, Rotherham and Stocksbridge.

Apprenticeships at Hartlepool

At our Hartlepool site we are looking to recruit Apprentices in the following disciplines:

  • Mechanical Engineering;

  • Electrical Engineering.

An Apprentice in Electrical Engineering will study the uses of electricity and equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication systems. Mechanical Engineers design, build, install and maintain mechanical machinery, components and tools. As a Tata Steel Apprentice you will learn how to identify different components, learn how they work and how to maintain them on plant.  

The Engineering apprenticeship scheme at Hartlepool is an in-depth programme providing you with the skills and expertise required to become an electrical or mechanical craft maintenance engineer. As a craft maintenance engineer you will be responsible for maintaining the safety, reliability, quality & performance of the relevant equipment. This will involve preventative & breakdown maintenance, installation of equipment and continuous improvement techniques in an effort to reduce costs & improve efficiency.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

How to Apply
Applications for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Apprenticeships at Hartlepool are received through Hartlepool College of Further Education.

Visit the College’s website to find out more or to contact them: www.hartlepoolfe.ac.uk

Apprenticeships at Rotherham and Stocksbridge

At our Rotherham and Stocksbridge sites we offer opportunities as Apprentices in the following disciplines:

  • Higher Apprenticeship - Process Computer Systems Software;

  • Apprenticeship - Mechanical Engineering;

  • Apprenticeship - Electrical Engineering;

  • Apprenticeship - Technical.

Programmes
Opportunities are available across both Engineering and Technical disciplines. You can choose a discipline at the start of your apprenticeship and there will be the opportunity to specialise in some areas as you progress your training.

Process Computer Systems Software Higher Apprenticeship

This is a fantastic opportunity to study for a degree in Digital Technologies whilst undertaking a Higher Apprenticeship with Tata Steel at our Stocksbridge site. As well as obtaining a degree debt free we will prepare you for a career in software engineering in a manufacturing industry. We are looking for people who have a passion for IT and its application in the working environment.

As with all roles in a large organisation we need excellent communicators who enjoy working in a team to develop new software for our business and support our existing set up. During your training you will be maintaining and enhancing our existing manufacturing execution systems as well as developing new applications for desktop and touchscreen computers and administrating databases. We are also looking to introduce exciting new technology in the areas of web design and mobile accessibility.

You will be an important part of our The Process Systems department of Speciality Steels. The Process Systems team is an experienced team of software engineers that provide and maintain bespoke systems to support and enhance the operations of the business.

The department supports all aspects of the business; from delivering applications that allow our colleagues to develop stronger relationships with our customers, to building computer systems that coordinate the manufacturing and technical operations of steelmaking.

If you are excited about IT and want to apply this in a manufacturing environment and have the determination to study a degree whilst gaining some unique experience then this is the Higher Apprentice for you!

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

Apply now for Process Computer Systems Software Higher Apprenticeship 

Engineering Apprenticeship (Mechanical and Electrical Engineering)

As a Mechanical Engineer, you will design, build, install and maintain mechanical machinery, components and tools. As a Tata Steel apprentice, you will learn how to work safely with machinery, identify different components, how they work and how to maintain them on plant. You'll also learn how to check that they are working correctly, diagnose faults and replace or repair any parts that are broken.As an Electrical Engineer, you will study the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution, and the control of machines and communication systems. As a Tata Steel apprentice, you will learn how to work safely with electrical equipment, understand electrical drawings, install equipment to a professional standard and fault find and repair a range of electrical equipment.   To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

Apply now for Electrical Engineering

Applications for Mechanical Engineering are currently closed.


Technical Apprenticeship

At Tata Steel Speciality, Technical Metallurgy Apprentices have the opportunity to work in several areas. You could find yourself working:

  • alongside manufacturing departments to learn about the methods used to manufacture steel products
  • in testing departments gaining experience of testing composition, mechanical properties and product quality
  • in central technical departments whose activities include product development and metallurgical investigations.

Metallurgy is simply the science and technology of metals and their alloys. Joining Tata Steel as a Technical Metallurgy Apprentice will give you the opportunity to develop your metallurgical knowledge and build up a  thorough understanding of our products and markets we supply.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

Applications for Technical Apprenticeship are currently closed.


How to apply
All applications should be made online by clicking on the links above.

South Wales - Application process

Applications are now closed.

Stage 1 - Application Form


Once you apply online you will be issued with a 4 digit job requisition ID. Please keep this number safe, as should you need to contact we can locate your application swiftly.

You can complete your application during one session, or you can log in and out of your account at your convenience and complete the forms in stages if you wish. Please ensure that you press APPLY before the closing date.

Important Hints and Tips
Please complete all parts of the application form. 
Don’t forget the quality of your application is the first impression the company will have of you, therefore, before you submit your application please ensure the following:

•    All sections are completed thoroughly and accurately.
•    Spelling and grammar is correct.  
•    All sections of the supporting information section are completed.
•    All personal details such as mobile telephone numbers, landlines and addresses are completed thoroughly and accurately.

Throughout the selection process we will contact you via the email address that you register with. Please ensure that the email address supplied is accurate.

Short-listing Criteria
Short-listing will be conducted via the following criteria:
•    The strength and quality of responses given in the supporting evidence section of the application form.
•    The strength and quality of responses given in the work experience section of the application form.
•    You have obtained the minimum entry qualification requirements.
•    Following the Application Deadline, candidates will be informed of the outcome of their application within 2 weeks.

Stage 2 – Online Aptitude Tests

Should you be successful following the short-listing of the application forms, you will be invited via email to complete a series of online general aptitude tests.

These tests will be used to assess you in the following areas: Verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning and spatial awareness tests based on the apprenticeship you have chosen.

Once we have reviewed all the test scores, should you meet our criteria you will be invited to the next stage of our selection process.

Should you be successful and invited to undertake the aptitude tests it is essential that you complete these tests within the given timescale.

Following completion of online tests, candidates will be informed of the outcome within two weeks.

Stage 3 – Interview

Should you be successful at the general aptitude test stage, you will be invited to attend an interview at one of our sites.

This interview will be a Competency Based and Function Specific Interview.
You will receive an email with the time and date of your interview.

Alternative arrangements will only be made in extenuating circumstances.
It is essential that you bring with you the following documents:

•    Certificate as proof of exam results completed as claimed on your application form (if already achieved).
•    Should you be awaiting your exam results, a certificate as proof will be required at that time.
•    Proof of eligibility to work in the UK, in the form of a Valid Passport, or Birth Certificate and National Insurance Card

Following attendance at interview, candidates will be informed of our decision within two weeks.

North West and North Wales - Application Process

Applications are now closed.


To find out more and apply, go to http://www.tteltd.co.uk/apprenticeships/how-to-apply/ or email enquiries@ttetraining.ltd.uk
 

East Midlands - Application Process for Corby

Applications are now closed.

Customer Service Apprenticeships

Semta manage the recruitment process on our behalf, receiving and assessing applications. Semta (The Science, Engineering, Manufacturing and Technologies Alliance) is a not-for-profit organisation that works to develop and grow engineering skills for the future of the UK's most advanced sectors, enabling UK industry to compete on the global stage.

The recruitment and selection process will be as follows:
•    Submit an online application;
•    Selected applicants will then be invited to an assessment day by our training partner, Semta;
•    Those who perform well at the assessment day will then invited to interview with Tata Steel and Semta;
•    Undertake a medical
•    Training offer made.

Please visit www.semta.org.uk/apprenticeshipservice to find out more.

For our Engineering apprenticeships, applications are received through Northamptonshire Industrial Training Association Ltd (NITAL). To find out more, please visit www.nital.co.uk or email info@nitaltrainme.org.uk

West Midlands - Application Process for Warwick, Wednesfield and Walsall

Applications are now closed.

Semta manage the recruitment process on our behalf, receiving and assessing applications. Semta  (The Science, Engineering, Manufacturing and Technologies Alliance) is a not-for-profit organisation that works to develop and grow engineering skills for the future of the UK's most advanced sectors, enabling UK industry to compete on the global stage.

The recruitment and selection process will be as follows:
•    Submit an online application;
•    Selected applicants will then be invited to an assessment day by our training partner, Semta;
•    Those who perform well at the assessment day will then invited to interview with Tata Steel and Semta;
•    Undertake a medical
•    Training offer made.

Please visit www.semta.org.uk/apprenticeshipservice to find out more.

North East and Yorkshire & Humber - Application Process

Hartlepool Apprenticeships

Applications are now closed.

Applications for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Apprenticeships at Hartlepool are received through Hartlepool College of Further Education.

Visit the College’s website to find out more or to contact them: www.hartlepoolfe.ac.uk

Rotherham and Stocksbridge Apprenticeships

Applications are now closed for Rotherham Apprenticeships.

All applications for Stocksbridge Apprenticeships should be made online by clicking on the links below:
Apply now for Electrical Engineering
Apply now for Process Computer Systems Software


South Wales

Apprenticeships in South Wales

South Wales is a major operational hub for Tata Steel and we offer apprenticeships in our four sites at Port Talbot, Llanelli and Newport.

Applications for these roles have now closed.

This page will be updated when future opportunities are available.

Schemes at our sites

Each site has a different range of schemes, as follows:

Port Talbot:
•    Finance;
•    Mechanical Engineering;
•    Electrical Engineering;
•    Fabricator and Welding;
•    Manufacturing;
•    Laboratory;
•    Material Science Higher apprentices.

Llanelli (Trostre):
•    Mechanical Engineering;
•    Electrical Engineering;
•    Material Science Higher apprentices.

Newport (Llanwern & Orb):
•    Customer Services;
•    Mechanical Engineering;
•    Electrical Engineering:
•    Laboratory;
•    Fabricator and Welding.

Electrical Engineering Apprenticeships

Tata Steel has some of the most advanced electrical control and automation systems in the country, which enables us to develop the very highest quality of precision products. In fact, we are one of the UK’s largest consumers of electricity. Whether your interests lie in power distribution, drives or process control and automation systems, Tata Steel has a challenging and rewarding role for you.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here


Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeships

The role of mechanical craftsperson can vary greatly, depending on the plant and location of your department. Daily activities range from planned and preventative maintenance to fault finding and problem solving when things go wrong, ensuring the plant and its manufacturing units perform to their maximum. Structured training will enable you to work on a large variety of mechanical equipment from large cranes, heavy machinery (e.g. gearboxes, pumps, bearings), to complex hydraulic equipment or machining components in our Engineering workshops. A mechanical craftsperson needs to be flexible, knowledgeable and highly motivated.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here


Fabricators and Welders Apprenticeships

Our Apprentice Fabricators and Welders enjoy plenty of opportunities to develop their skills in a hands-on, practical fashion – working to produce outcomes that meet agreed specifications and high quality standards. It’s an opportunity to take on responsibility for the full life cycle of a job: planning the work to be done, ordering materials, marking out, cutting and using of heavy machinery to aid the manufacture of the finished piece. You will be able to learn your trade using a range of tools and machinery, including drills, rollers, benders etc. and you’ll learn a range of techniques such as bolting, riveting and welding, using Sub arc, Manual arc and M.I.G.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

 

Laboratory Apprenticeships

The Technical team in Tata Steel look after the development of new products and ensure the quality of our manufacturing processes. It’s a varied and diverse function with responsibilities ranging from chemical and metallurgical testing in laboratories to providing technical expertise to our wide range of customers in the automotive, construction and domestic appliance industries.

The people in our Technical teams are analytical, rational thinkers who bring excellent attention to detail to their work. To join us, you need to be self-motivated and persuasive, and keen to be part of a high performing team.

We work across every area of our sites and deal with our colleagues across the organisation, so no two working days are the same. We are committed to the development of our people and encourage our Apprentices and Higher Apprentices to progress with their studies so that they continue to develop a career within Tata Steel.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

 

Material Science Higher Apprenticeships

Our Material Science Higher Apprentice programme is ideal for those who want to continue to learn, while gaining on the job, hands on experience in a post A Level (or equivalent) environment.

Our Material Science apprentices will work within our Technical function, which ensures that our products meet and exceed our customers’ exacting needs, both now and in the future. The roles are varied but the challenge is always the same: to develop and improve every grade of steel, so that it’s ready to meet the challenges of every possible application, from electrical use to aerospace and beyond. Technical excellence is at the heart of everything we do, underpinning areas including quality assurance, laboratory management, non-destructive testing, metallurgical investigations and supply chain. Whilst there’s plenty of scope for independent working, you could just as easily find yourself in a customer-facing role, working alongside Commercial and Supply chain colleagues, liaising with Research & Development, or collaborating with our Operational teams.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

 

Manufacturing Apprenticeships

A Manufacturing Apprenticeship with Tata Steel offers exciting training in varied environments and locations. From making Iron & Steel in our Blast Furnaces and Basic Oxygen Steelmaking Plants, to Rolling Metal in our Hot and Cold Mills. You will work within a team using the appropriate processes, technical and engineering skills to safely manufacture products whilst maintaining the highest quality and meeting our customers’ needs.

With hard work and dedication, successful candidates will become fully functioning Team Members over the two-year period and be able to perform a range of Manufacturing duties. Beyond this milestone, candidates with the aspiration and potential can continue their development and become our Senior Operators or Team Leaders of the future.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

  

Finance Apprenticeships

In a complex, commercial and global business such as ours, a world class Finance function is pivotal to success. Our Finance Business Partners are at the heart of strategic and operational decision-making and work across the Tata Group. Our Centralised Accounting and Transactional Operations teams provide consistently high quality, efficient services with a strong emphasis on continuous improvement.
And our in-house experts in the fields of Business Reporting & Planning, Reporting & Group Control, Taxation, Internal Audit, Treasury and Mergers & Acquisitions provide cutting edge specialist advice wherever it is required.

As part of the Tata Steel Europe Finance Apprentice Scheme you will have a unique opportunity to gain a broad experience across the diverse areas of the Finance function. Your time on the Apprentice Scheme will be spent in Port Talbot where the Finance Headquarters of Tata Steel Europe is located.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here


Customer Services Apprenticeships

At Tata Steel our customers are at the heart of everything that we do. Keeping our customers happy requires dedicated and highly trained staff to deliver a world-class service and maintain a competitive advantage.

As a Customer Services Apprentice you will use data and information about customer orders to maximise customer satisfaction.

During the training programme apprentices will learn about the processes and roles within our Customer Services department. You will be given a strong overview of the business products, procedures and services.

Our Customer Service Apprenticeships will be based at Tata Steel Llanwern, in Newport, South Wales.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here




North West and North Wales

Apprenticeships in North West and North Wales

Applications for these roles have now closed.

This page will be updated when future opportunities are available.


Shotton

At Shotton we offer a number of apprenticeship opportunities within manufacturing and manufacturing engineering. These include opportunities to specialise in mechanical, electrical, instrumental, process or machinist disciplines. It’s an opportunity to be part of an apprenticeship where you can learn and study towards an NVQ qualification whilst gaining invaluable practical work experience.


Manufacturing and Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeships


Requirements
To be eligible for our Apprentice Programme you must have achieved, or be expecting to achieve, 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English, Maths and Science.

Manufacturing and Manufacturing Engineering Programme Summary
For the first three and a half years apprentices are employed by TTE Training Ltd in Ellesmere Port. TTE is a leading training provider that offers training on behalf of a range of companies in the chemical, petrochemical, process, power, paper, pharmaceutical, nuclear and oil and gas industries throughout the North West. If you complete this initial stage of training successfully you will then be offered a one year fixed term contract with Tata Steel, with the aim of progressing into a permanent role after that. TTE provide a three and a half year multi skilled apprenticeship which is a work based training programme where you gain both practical experience at the TTE training centre and on site here at Tata Steel Colors in Shotton. During this time you will have the opportunity to study for nationally recognised qualifications.

During years 1 and 2 you will be based at TTE and will study for the following qualifications:

•    Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Operations and Maintenance Engineering;

•    Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Process Engineering Maintenance;

•    Level 2 Functional skills;

•    RoSPA H&S Basic Certificate;

In year 3 you will be based at Tata Steel in Shotton and you will have the option to study for Higher National Certificate where appropriate

Package and benefits
The apprenticeship programme offers a range of financial and other benefits to help you make the right start in your working life. It’s a competitive package that recognises your contribution to our business and supports you in your professional development. It includes:

•    the opportunity to earn while you learn;

•    nationally recognised qualifications;

•    employment opportunities and progression;

•    ongoing Tata Steel training, which has built a reputation as one of the best within the industry;

•    the opportunity to progress.

How to apply
Applications are now closed.
To find out more, go to http://www.tteltd.co.uk/apprenticeships/how-to-apply/or email enquiries@ttetraining.ltd.uk
 

East Midlands

Apprenticeships in East Midlands

Applications for these roles have now closed.

This page will be updated when future opportunities are available.


Corby

Within Corby we recruit apprentices into both Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. An Apprentice in Electrical Engineering will study the uses of electricity and equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication systems. Mechanical Engineers design, build, install and maintain mechanical machinery, components and tools. As a Tata Steel Apprentice you will learn how to identify different components, learn how they work and how to maintain them on plant.

Engineering Apprenticeships

The Engineering apprenticeship scheme at Corby is an in-depth programme providing you with the skills and expertise required to become an electrical or mechanical engineer.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here


Customer Services Apprenticeships

Tata Steel requires dedicated and highly trained staff to deliver a world class service to its customers and to maintain its competitive advantage through cutting edge research. The Customer Service Apprenticeship Roles support the customer services department with all aspects of administration regarding compliance. These roles will provide and validate data and information about all customer orders to maximise customer satisfaction.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

How to apply – Application Process for Corby

Customer Service Apprenticeships - Applications are now closed

Semta manage the recruitment process on our behalf, receiving and assessing applications. Semta (The Science, Engineering, Manufacturing and Technologies Alliance) is a not-for-profit organisation that works to develop and grow engineering skills for the future of the UK's most advanced sectors, enabling UK industry to compete on the global stage.

The recruitment and selection process will be as follows:
•    Submit an online application;
•    Selected applicants will then be invited to an assessment day by our training partner, Semta;
•    Those who perform well at the assessment day will then invited to interview with Tata Steel and Semta;
•    Undertake a medical
•    Training offer made.

Please visit www.semta.org.uk/apprenticeshipservice to find out more.

Engineering Apprenticeships - Applications are now closed

For our Engineering apprenticeships, applications are received through Northamptonshire Industrial Training Association Ltd (NITAL). To find out more, please visit www.nital.co.uk or email info@nitaltrainme.org.uk

 

West Midlands

Apprenticeships in West Midlands

Applications for these roles have now closed.

This page will be updated when future opportunities are available.


Warwick

Tata Steel’s Research and Development function is based at the University of Warwick. Our R&D team is essential to the continued success of our organisation. Our researchers continue to break new ground in developing new products and services that enable our customers innovate in their own marketplaces. We design and test new products and to come up with innovative solutions that meet the ever changing demand of industry and technology. We will soon be looking to recruit apprentices to help support this exciting work, at the cutting edge of modern steelmaking.

R&D Apprenticehips

Applications are currently not open.

Wednesfield

Our Steelpark site in Wednesfield is home to our large distribution centre. The site is home to an Automotive Service Centre, Slitting Centre, Light Gauge and Profiling Centre and employs around 600 employees. We will soon be looking to recruit Customer Services and Manufacturing apprentices to be part of this large-scale logistics hub.

Commercial Apprenticeships

The Commercial Apprentice roles will spend time in the different teams within Distribution based at Steelpark. They will learn about a range of operational areas to gain a full overview of processes within the business. The main part of the apprenticeship will be spent in the Sales and Customer Services teams to help them develop the required knowledge and skills to deal with customer enquiries and support the Sales team.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

Manufacturing Apprenticeships

The Manufacturing Apprentices will undertake a range of duties to support the Manufacturing Operations. They will work within the different operating businesses to learn all about the varied processes within Steelpark. Working within the manufacturing teams to support the delivery of team objectives, the apprentices will also contribute to continuous improvement initiatives.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here


Walsall

Manufacturing Apprenticeships

At our Walsall site in the West Midlands we are looking to recruit Manufacturing apprentices to perform all duties within the manufacturing environment.


How to apply – Application Process for Wednesfield and Walsall

Semta manage the recruitment process on our behalf, receiving and assessing applications. Semta  (The Science, Engineering, Manufacturing and Technologies Alliance) is a not-for-profit organisation that works to develop and grow engineering skills for the future of the UK's most advanced sectors, enabling UK industry to compete on the global stage.

The recruitment and selection process will be as follows:
•    Submit an online application;
•    Selected applicants will then be invited to an assessment day by our training partner, Semta;
•    Those who perform well at the assessment day will then invited to interview with Tata Steel and Semta;
•    Undertake a medical
•    Training offer made.


North East, Yorkshire & Humber

Apprenticeships in North East, Yorkshire & the Humber

We offer a wide range of apprenticeship opportunities at our sites in Hartlepool, Rotherham and Stocksbridge.

Apprenticeships at Hartlepool

At our Hartlepool site we are looking to recruit Apprentices in the following disciplines:

  • Mechanical Engineering;

  • Electrical Engineering.

An Apprentice in Electrical Engineering will study the uses of electricity and equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication systems. Mechanical Engineers design, build, install and maintain mechanical machinery, components and tools. As a Tata Steel Apprentice you will learn how to identify different components, learn how they work and how to maintain them on plant.  

The Engineering apprenticeship scheme at Hartlepool is an in-depth programme providing you with the skills and expertise required to become an electrical or mechanical craft maintenance engineer. As a craft maintenance engineer you will be responsible for maintaining the safety, reliability, quality & performance of the relevant equipment. This will involve preventative & breakdown maintenance, installation of equipment and continuous improvement techniques in an effort to reduce costs & improve efficiency.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

How to Apply
Applications for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Apprenticeships at Hartlepool are received through Hartlepool College of Further Education.

Visit the College’s website to find out more or to contact them: www.hartlepoolfe.ac.uk

Apprenticeships at Rotherham and Stocksbridge

At our Rotherham and Stocksbridge sites we offer opportunities as Apprentices in the following disciplines:

  • Higher Apprenticeship - Process Computer Systems Software;

  • Apprenticeship - Mechanical Engineering;

  • Apprenticeship - Electrical Engineering;

  • Apprenticeship - Technical.

Programmes
Opportunities are available across both Engineering and Technical disciplines. You can choose a discipline at the start of your apprenticeship and there will be the opportunity to specialise in some areas as you progress your training.

Process Computer Systems Software Higher Apprenticeship

This is a fantastic opportunity to study for a degree in Digital Technologies whilst undertaking a Higher Apprenticeship with Tata Steel at our Stocksbridge site. As well as obtaining a degree debt free we will prepare you for a career in software engineering in a manufacturing industry. We are looking for people who have a passion for IT and its application in the working environment.

As with all roles in a large organisation we need excellent communicators who enjoy working in a team to develop new software for our business and support our existing set up. During your training you will be maintaining and enhancing our existing manufacturing execution systems as well as developing new applications for desktop and touchscreen computers and administrating databases. We are also looking to introduce exciting new technology in the areas of web design and mobile accessibility.

You will be an important part of our The Process Systems department of Speciality Steels. The Process Systems team is an experienced team of software engineers that provide and maintain bespoke systems to support and enhance the operations of the business.

The department supports all aspects of the business; from delivering applications that allow our colleagues to develop stronger relationships with our customers, to building computer systems that coordinate the manufacturing and technical operations of steelmaking.

If you are excited about IT and want to apply this in a manufacturing environment and have the determination to study a degree whilst gaining some unique experience then this is the Higher Apprentice for you!

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

Apply now for Process Computer Systems Software Higher Apprenticeship 

Engineering Apprenticeship (Mechanical and Electrical Engineering)

As a Mechanical Engineer, you will design, build, install and maintain mechanical machinery, components and tools. As a Tata Steel apprentice, you will learn how to work safely with machinery, identify different components, how they work and how to maintain them on plant. You'll also learn how to check that they are working correctly, diagnose faults and replace or repair any parts that are broken.As an Electrical Engineer, you will study the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution, and the control of machines and communication systems. As a Tata Steel apprentice, you will learn how to work safely with electrical equipment, understand electrical drawings, install equipment to a professional standard and fault find and repair a range of electrical equipment.   To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

Apply now for Electrical Engineering

Applications for Mechanical Engineering are currently closed.


Technical Apprenticeship

At Tata Steel Speciality, Technical Metallurgy Apprentices have the opportunity to work in several areas. You could find yourself working:

  • alongside manufacturing departments to learn about the methods used to manufacture steel products
  • in testing departments gaining experience of testing composition, mechanical properties and product quality
  • in central technical departments whose activities include product development and metallurgical investigations.

Metallurgy is simply the science and technology of metals and their alloys. Joining Tata Steel as a Technical Metallurgy Apprentice will give you the opportunity to develop your metallurgical knowledge and build up a  thorough understanding of our products and markets we supply.

To find out more about our requirements, programme summary and package & benefits, click here

Applications for Technical Apprenticeship are currently closed.


How to apply
All applications should be made online by clicking on the links above.

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South Wales - Application process

Applications are now closed.

Stage 1 - Application Form


Once you apply online you will be issued with a 4 digit job requisition ID. Please keep this number safe, as should you need to contact we can locate your application swiftly.

You can complete your application during one session, or you can log in and out of your account at your convenience and complete the forms in stages if you wish. Please ensure that you press APPLY before the closing date.

Important Hints and Tips
Please complete all parts of the application form. 
Don’t forget the quality of your application is the first impression the company will have of you, therefore, before you submit your application please ensure the following:

•    All sections are completed thoroughly and accurately.
•    Spelling and grammar is correct.  
•    All sections of the supporting information section are completed.
•    All personal details such as mobile telephone numbers, landlines and addresses are completed thoroughly and accurately.

Throughout the selection process we will contact you via the email address that you register with. Please ensure that the email address supplied is accurate.

Short-listing Criteria
Short-listing will be conducted via the following criteria:
•    The strength and quality of responses given in the supporting evidence section of the application form.
•    The strength and quality of responses given in the work experience section of the application form.
•    You have obtained the minimum entry qualification requirements.
•    Following the Application Deadline, candidates will be informed of the outcome of their application within 2 weeks.

Stage 2 – Online Aptitude Tests

Should you be successful following the short-listing of the application forms, you will be invited via email to complete a series of online general aptitude tests.

These tests will be used to assess you in the following areas: Verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning and spatial awareness tests based on the apprenticeship you have chosen.

Once we have reviewed all the test scores, should you meet our criteria you will be invited to the next stage of our selection process.

Should you be successful and invited to undertake the aptitude tests it is essential that you complete these tests within the given timescale.

Following completion of online tests, candidates will be informed of the outcome within two weeks.

Stage 3 – Interview

Should you be successful at the general aptitude test stage, you will be invited to attend an interview at one of our sites.

This interview will be a Competency Based and Function Specific Interview.
You will receive an email with the time and date of your interview.

Alternative arrangements will only be made in extenuating circumstances.
It is essential that you bring with you the following documents:

•    Certificate as proof of exam results completed as claimed on your application form (if already achieved).
•    Should you be awaiting your exam results, a certificate as proof will be required at that time.
•    Proof of eligibility to work in the UK, in the form of a Valid Passport, or Birth Certificate and National Insurance Card

Following attendance at interview, candidates will be informed of our decision within two weeks.

North West and North Wales - Application Process

Applications are now closed.


To find out more and apply, go to http://www.tteltd.co.uk/apprenticeships/how-to-apply/ or email enquiries@ttetraining.ltd.uk
 

East Midlands - Application Process for Corby

Applications are now closed.

Customer Service Apprenticeships

Semta manage the recruitment process on our behalf, receiving and assessing applications. Semta (The Science, Engineering, Manufacturing and Technologies Alliance) is a not-for-profit organisation that works to develop and grow engineering skills for the future of the UK's most advanced sectors, enabling UK industry to compete on the global stage.

The recruitment and selection process will be as follows:
•    Submit an online application;
•    Selected applicants will then be invited to an assessment day by our training partner, Semta;
•    Those who perform well at the assessment day will then invited to interview with Tata Steel and Semta;
•    Undertake a medical
•    Training offer made.

Please visit www.semta.org.uk/apprenticeshipservice to find out more.

For our Engineering apprenticeships, applications are received through Northamptonshire Industrial Training Association Ltd (NITAL). To find out more, please visit www.nital.co.uk or email info@nitaltrainme.org.uk

West Midlands - Application Process for Warwick, Wednesfield and Walsall

Applications are now closed.

Semta manage the recruitment process on our behalf, receiving and assessing applications. Semta  (The Science, Engineering, Manufacturing and Technologies Alliance) is a not-for-profit organisation that works to develop and grow engineering skills for the future of the UK's most advanced sectors, enabling UK industry to compete on the global stage.

The recruitment and selection process will be as follows:
•    Submit an online application;
•    Selected applicants will then be invited to an assessment day by our training partner, Semta;
•    Those who perform well at the assessment day will then invited to interview with Tata Steel and Semta;
•    Undertake a medical
•    Training offer made.

Please visit www.semta.org.uk/apprenticeshipservice to find out more.

North East and Yorkshire & Humber - Application Process

Hartlepool Apprenticeships

Applications are now closed.

Applications for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Apprenticeships at Hartlepool are received through Hartlepool College of Further Education.

Visit the College’s website to find out more or to contact them: www.hartlepoolfe.ac.uk

Rotherham and Stocksbridge Apprenticeships

Applications are now closed for Rotherham Apprenticeships.

All applications for Stocksbridge Apprenticeships should be made online by clicking on the links below:
Apply now for Electrical Engineering
Apply now for Process Computer Systems Software