Apprenticeship Scheme 2020

APPLICATIONS FOR 2020 ARE NOW CLOSED !
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO APPLIED. IF YOU HAVE BEEN SUCCESSFUL IN YOUR APPLICATION, A MEMBER OF OUR TEAM WILL BE IN TOUCH WITH YOU SHORTLY. GOOD LUCK!
 

Our engineering apprenticeship programme is a four year commitment, during which you will learn and develop engineering skills and knowledge through on-site work placements within a manufacturing environment. Throughout the programme, you will also study for nationally recognised qualifications at Cardiff and Vale College or Bridgend College in South Wales.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who wants to join a fast-paced, exciting working environment while developing their skills and qualifications further. 

 

What does our programme look like?

Throughout the 4 years of the programme, you will get the chance to work in a variety of departments including: Production Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Test Engineering, Software Engineering , and Development Engineering & Robotics. Each year will provide a combination of work experience and learning opportunities.

 

What we can offer:

  • The opportunity to work towards a HND during your time here, among other role-specific qualifications
  • Access to discounted Sony products
  • Generous company pension scheme offering employer contributions of up to 14%
  • The potential to receive a target related annual bonus
  • On-site gym
  • On-site, secure car parking
  • Subsidised canteen

application criteria:

The minimum of 5 GCSEs, including a B or above in Maths, and Cs or above in Science and English. Other relevant subjects such as Design & Technology, Information Technology or Engineering would be an advantage.

For individuals with higher qualifications and/or experience, make sure to list all relevant knowledge in your CV/Cover letter. 

 

Some top tips:

  • Ensure your CV is up to date with details of qualifications you are currently studying towards, including full titles and levels. You may include predicted grades if you have not completed your studies yet.
  • Relevant work experience done through school or college would be beneficial although is not essential.
  • Showing a genuine interest and enthusiasm to undertake a practical, hands-on role in a manufacturing environment will be big plus!

APPLY NOW.

 

Here's A STEP-BY-STEP:

 

APPLY FOR YOUR DESIRED PROGRAMME.

Email your CV, along with a one-page cover letter to PencoedVacancies@eu.sony.com with the subject 'Apprenticeship Programme Application'.
For further information, or help with your application, please contact 01656 860666 and speak with our HR department.

 

JOIN US ON OUR ASSESSMENT DAY.

We will invite prospective candidates to experience the facility for yourselves, complete with a factory tour to showcase the environment you will be working in and the products we manufacture. You will also take part in an assessment during the day, alongside other apprentices.

 

JOIN US FOR AN INTERVIEW.

This is your opportunity to tell us all about yourself and why you think Sony UK TEC is a good fit for you. Learn about what we do and let us know where you’ll make the greatest impact. You will meet individuals from HR and our Sony Wales Academy, along with those you may be working with in the future.

 

RECEIVING YOUR OFFER.

We’ll endeavour to contact you within a week of your interview to inform you of your success. During this time, we will also confirm your start date. 


It’s a simple process and we’re looking forward to getting to know you, so start your journey here!

 

To apply please send a CV and cover letter to pencoedvacancies@eu.sony.com with the subject 'Apprenticeship Programme Application'

 

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

Applications will close midnight on Sunday 1st March, subject to volume of applications received.

 

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