Production Apprentices

We are currently looking for committed, motivated and enthusiastic individuals, who are ready to take on the challenge of working with us as Production/Engineering Apprentices, at our manufacturing facility in Bude, Cornwall. 



What's involved?

An engineering apprenticeship is an ideal way to start your career at Bott, with opportunities to progress. You can learn and gain a nationally recognised qualification, whilst earning a monthly wage. Starting in September, our scheme is provided in partnership with local Colleges and completed over 4 years. Combining full-time employment with part-time study, you get hands-on experience and earn while you learn.

You will be allocated time to attend college on a day release basis, resulting in a level 3 certificate in engineering upon completion of the apprenticeship. You will have the opportunity to work within all production disciplines and with our support, gain all the knowledge and effective practical skills you need. This involves hands-on work - from maintaining tools & welding to training on state-of-the-art equipment & machinery.


What qualities are Bott looking for?

  • Commitment to completing a 4 Year apprenticeship programme
  • Keen to develop new skills and make a difference
  • Enthusiastic, conscientious, with attention to detail
  • A practical approach with problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills


What skills do I need?

  • GCSE grade C/4 or above, in Maths, English and one Science (advantageous, but courses can be tailored to suit)
  • Computer literacy (advantageous)
  • No previous knowledge or experience is required


How much will I be paid?

  • Competitive salary – a starting rate of £8.48 per hour, for 18+ years old (above national living wage)
  • Scheduled salary increases following completion of key stages within the apprenticeship programme
  • Company profit-related bonus scheme
  • Company pension (service related)
  • 34 days of paid holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays)
  • Opportunity to progress


How do I apply?

Please reply in writing with a copy of your CV to: Tracey Barham, Bott Ltd, Unit 1, Bude-Stratton Business Park, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 8LY.

Or by email to:


Want to know more?

Apprenticeships are also undertaken at our site in Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire. Please get in touch with our HR team to find out about any current opportunities

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