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foster+freeman have teamed up with the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) to create apprenticeship positions in its production and international sales departments.
A work based apprenticeship is the ideal way for school leavers aged 16-24 to continue their education whilst progressing with their career. Working in real job alongside experienced professionals, apprentices will be given the chance to take on responsibility, earn a wage and gain a recognized national qualification.
From the initial concept to finished product, each stage of the foster+freeman product journey takes place at our large, modern production facility in Evesham, Worcestershire. Apprenticeship positions will be available in our production department and international sales office.
Manufacturing & Engineering
Building and testing our unique range of forensic science and document examination products provides apprentices with the opportunity to gain and develop a broad array of skills.
Apprentices that demonstrate manual and technical proficiency, as well as the ability to follow instructions and work as part of a team, will enjoy a key role within our busy production department, taking on responsibility for a wide range of tasks including fabrication, wiring and PCB assembly, quality assurance and finished product testing.
Sales & Commercial
foster+freeman products are sold, shipped and installed worldwide. The global nature of our business presents a unique set of challenges to our sales administration team who are responsible for product exports and the day-to-day running of the sales office.
Commercial apprentices at Foster + Freeman will be introduced to the complexities of international shipping and the wide-ranging banking and legal regulations required to make global exports possible.
While the ability to ‘earn while you learn’ is the most obvious incentive for many that choose to start a work based apprenticeship there are a great many more benefits to becoming an apprentice at foster+freeman…
Personal & Professional Development
Gain Invaluable on-the-Job Experience
Working alongside experienced personnel provides an excellent opportunity for on the job learning. Highly valued by employers, real-world experience gained within the workplace may prove invaluable as you set out on your career path.
Excellent Training Opportunities
As well as industry-specific on the job training, Foster + Freeman apprentices will lead to a national qualification – recognized by employers worldwide.
Confidence-Based on Experience
As key members of our team, all graduates will be entrusted with responsibility and involvement in key projects from the very start of the scheme.
Prospects & Rewards
Earn While You Learn
All apprentices will work for at least 30 hours a week for which they will earn the appropriate national minimum wage and receive paid holidays, plus bank holidays.
Excellent Career Prospects
The majority of apprentices at Foster + Freeman are offered full-time employment at upon successful completion of their scheme.
Statistics compiled by the National Apprenticeship Service suggest that employers think that apprentices are 15% more employable than those with other qualifications.
How to Apply
If you would like to register your interest in upcoming graduate roles at foster+freeman, please contact email@example.com
You can also browse our current vacancies below:
We are looking to recruit an experienced Firmware Development Engineer to join a multi-skilled team working on a range of technology.
We are looking to recruit an experienced Electronics Hardware Engineer to join a multi-skilled team working on a range of technology.
We are looking to recruit an experienced Software Engineer to join a multi-skilled team working on a range of technology.
foster+freeman are currently recruiting for a range of graduate roles accross our development team. Whether you are qualified in Electronics, Mechanics, Optical or Software testing, we would like to hear from you.
foster+freeman is looking to recruit a number of Application Specialists to carry out technical pre and post-sales tasks.
Due to planned rapid growth and new products coming onto the market, foster+freeman is seeking an in-house Technical Author to develop and support user manuals, service, quick start and training guides for our range of industry-leading forensic science instruments.