Spirax Sarco

Charlton House
Cirencester Road
GL53 8ER


We offer two types of apprenticeships, allowing prospective employees to stay in education while advancing their skills and earning a wage all at the same time!

Advanced Craft

This will allow you to gain practical experience of producing parts and products, using a variety of methods and equipment. Placements take place across our Cheltenham manufacturing site covering areas from basic tool making, to welding, to multi-axis machining techniques, to inspection.

Advanced or Higher Technician

This apprenticeship includes theoretical and practical tasks covering all aspects of our business. Placements take place across the Cheltenham sites from machining to purchasing to product development then focused towards specific engineering role.

Main programme elements

Year 1
• Full time study at Gloucestershire Engineering Training (GET)
• Practical training (NVQ)
• Theoretical study

Year 2
• Various work placements in relevant areas across Spirax-Sarco; moving through the business typically on 3-month placements
• Workplace based assessments towards the NVQ in Engineering
• Continued day release at GET to conduct theoretical study

Year 3 onwards
• On-going work placements across the business
• Workplace based assessments for the NVQ in engineering

Additional Further Study

We are committed to the training and development of our employees. Spirax Sarco funds degree level learning, where business requirements and individual development needs to support this; with a number of employees sponsored on part-time degrees.

Minimum entry requirements

• 5 GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above to include Maths, English and Science
• Interests outside of school which show a genuine interest in engineering
• A recent job or relevant work experience would be beneficial

What are the benefits?

• Competitive salary
• Bonus scheme
• 25 days holiday
• Pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution)
• Health insurance
• Life assurance
• Subsidised restaurants
• Training and development

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