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Apprenticeship programme

Developing next-gen engineers

Brandauer has always invested in the future, starting with the hands-on teaching method of its apprenticeship programme to involving its staff with continuous improvement drives and upskilling opportunities.

The apprentice programme has become a vital part of the business culture at Brandauer and is recognised nationally through various awards, as well as accolades received by individuals partaking in the programme.

Brandauer has a rich and proud history, with core values in the investment and development of ambitious employees.

A Brandauer apprenticeship is an important platform for securing a long-term future as well as the firm’s legendary status as one of Birmingham’s last, great precision engineering companies. Continued investment in developing next-gen engineers and bridging the skills gap is a commitment that the business considers one of its most prioritised principles.

Join the programme

Ambitious individuals looking to develop the skills that will lay the foundation for a successful career in engineering are encouraged to apply for the Brandauer apprenticeship programme.

Incorporating a first year ‘off the job’ placement with a training provider, a Brandauer apprentice will undergo specific training and academic education to become familiar with, and expert in the application of specific skills to support both the business and the individual’s prosperity. Scheduled over approximately 4 years, the apprentice will achieve NVQ practical and City & Guilds/BTEC academic qualifications to support their future growth within the business.

Benefits to joining the programme include an apprentice pay structure that is well above the minimum standard, with progression based upon achievement. Holidays up to 33 days per year and sick pay, entry into the pension scheme and a performance bonus.

These are the key benefits of being an employee at Brandauer and are improved further by the fact that you will be working for a company with the highest manufacturing standards.

Training providers

As the company is situated within central Birmingham, training providers from across the region are easily accessible and future apprentices will be based at the most convenient location to their home.

Brandauer has strong and well-established partnerships with respected training providers, who all help to source potential candidates and provide first year ‘off the job’ training, as well as academic and vocational training for the duration of the apprenticeship.

In-Comm Training & Business Services

Rated by Ofsted as ‘Outstanding’, In-Comm is now one of the UK’s leading providers of training and business services, working across more than 10 sectors. Continuous investment in its academies ensures that it can deliver employers access to bespoke training plans, qualifications, consultancy and managed services.

In-Comm have developed a simple, but effective approach to bridging the country’s skills gap with a focus on building strong relationships with employers. Doing so ensures employers get access to programmes that deliver them the right type of learner, the right upskilling opportunities and the specialist assistance they need to improve quality or business systems.

EEF Technology Centre

Based in a modern facility in Aston, this training provider has an impressive set up, covering both apprentice and adult training. The facility has state-of-the-art bench, machining, IT and training room facilities to back up both conventional engineering practice as well as training for CNC, CAD, welding, electrical and other disciplines. The facility also delivers academic training by both day and block release methods.

Core values built on P.R.E.C.I.S.I.O.N

We aim to be recognised internationally as the leading independent high-precision metal component specialist in Europe.


Demonstrating a positive, can do attitude in all that we do.


Showing full commitment and duty of care to all stakeholders.


Consistently applying a fair, reasonable and respectful approach.


Delivering business growth and stability as a unified team.


Showing pride, passion and respect in all aspects of our business.


Being part of a winning team that delivers to expectation and beyond.


Leading by example to motivate, encourage and develop.


Following standardised processes to deliver clear & concise decisions.


Building mutually beneficial relationships for the future of the business.


investment in cutting edge technology, processes and people.


Recognised by the very highest industry and national accolades.

Enquire about an apprenticeship

Brandauer is shaping the future of engineering and helping young learners to become engineers for life, as well as offer current staff and those looking to retrain every opportunity to expand their skillset.