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Apprenticeships (Company Information)

Are you interested in taking on a young person aged between 16 and 25 ?

Are you willing to allow them time away from work in order to attend a reconised training provider?

Are you prepared to assist them in gaining the skills necessary to develop a full time career within the engineering industry?

If the answer to the above questions is YES, then BEMA's apprenticeship schemes may be of interest.


BEMA will:-     

  • Initiate Health and Safety check. Following this we would give help and advice and ongoing checks to ensure compliance.                        
  • Initiate registration with the awarding body for the N.V.Q Level 2 and 3.                        
  • Liaise with the local college to arrange the Technical Certificate and continue contact to ensure the apprentice attends regularly.
  • We will visit the apprentice every 5 to 6 weeks to ensure progression and timely completion of all course work.                       
  • Provide a dedicated internet facility for the apprentice with detailed assignments and relevant information.                       
  • Complete all paperwork to register the young person with the Skill Funding Agency and ensure compliance with the Government bodies.                       
  • Initiate assessment and vetting of the young person/s before interviews are carried out by you.
  • Develop a training plan which will meet company and apprentice requirements.
  • Provide ongoing support to all parties to ensure no problems arise during training.


This service is free of charge.

Did you know that you may be eligible for a £1500 grant if you offer an Apprenticeship to anybody within the above criteria.

If you have any questions about our apprenticeship schemes or would like to take on an apprentice then please contact Clare Brownsey on 01454 321356


Apprenticeships (Individuals)

BEMA is only involved with appreticeships throughout the South West of England. For people looking for apprenticeships throughout the southwest and within companies that have specific technical fields then please complete the application form available on the download page of this site. After submitting your CV or Application Form to BEMA, you will be called in for an assessment test which last approximately 2 hours and will consist of a Maths, English and Manual Dexterity Test. After the tests there will be a short interview to determine your requirements. Your details will be circulated to companies who are looking for apprentices.