Apprentice Laboratory Technicians

TWI is the world’s foremost research and training organisation for materials joining technology. Operating globally, our experts perform innovative, quality controlled, impartial projects for industry. We provide industry with advice and know-how in design, fabrication, failure analysis and prevention. Our success is largely due to our highly skilled technical and support workforce, so finding the right people and developing them is paramount to our success as a knowledge business; which is where you come in.

Exciting opportunities have become available for enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals to join TWI as Apprentice Technicians working in one of the laboratory areas. 

An engineering apprenticeship following a national standard with TWI provides the opportunity to learn the skills needed to become a fully qualified Engineering Technician and begin your career with world-class experience behind you. Our program combines on the job training alongside academic study (day release) at a local college and a generous wage throughout the scheme, including when you are studying.

The training requires hard work and dedication but will be highly rewarding and will equip you with the principles of welding and joining technology which offers a broad spectrum of interest and is reflected in the range of laboratories required in our world-class research and development organization. As well as a comprehensive training program, you will study towards a number of qualifications including: 

•BTEC national diploma in engineering 



•Apprenticeship certificate. 

As an apprentice at TWI, we hope your time with us will be rewarding as well as varied and interesting.  

We are committed to giving you excellent training in a wide range of engineering areas to enable you to get the best start to your career you can.  



This position will require travel during the training period to the regional UK TWI facilities as part of the internal training program.


About us:

TWI Ltd is a world expert in engineering, materials and joining technologies. We provide industry with advice and know-how in design, fabrication, failure analysis and prevention.


Diversity statement:

TWI Ltd is committed to treating all employees fairly and to being an inclusive employer. Our aim is to create a work environment where our employees can reach their full potential.  We put Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the heart of our people practices to attract develop and retain the best talent.



Closing Date: 16 August 2021