Our Apprenticeship Scheme is now open!

Running across all five Harland & Wolff operations (Appledore, Arnish, Belfast, Methil and our London headquarters), we will be looking to recruit a significant number of apprentices as work ramps up. The next intake of apprentices will arrive on-site in August/September 2022.

To apply, prospective employees must download and complete the application form by clicking ‘Apply Here‘ below. At this time, CVs will not be considered.

We would also like to hear from recently qualified apprentices as well as those who are part way through their course or have been unable to complete their apprenticeship through COVID-19/recent loss of employment.

For successful candidates, the next stage will include an on-site assessment day and interview.

We are looking for team players who are motivated with good communication and practical skills. Prospective apprentices must also have five GCSEs/Standard Grades/Nationals or equivalent including Maths, English, Technical, Craft.

Apply Here

Unlock your future with Harland & Wolff

With opportunities across all five of our sites; Appledore, Arnish, Belfast, Methil and our London headquarters, we offer tailored apprenticeship courses, designed to help you reach your full potential and lay the foundations of a successful career with one of the most iconic brands in shipbuilding.

You will gain practical experience across a variety of our markets and sectors, all the while supported by our dedicated and experienced mentors.

We’re committed to harnessing fresh talent and paving the way for the next generation of UK shipbuilders.

We are an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status.




APPRENTICESHIPS ACROSS ALL FOUR

HARLAND & WOLFF SITES

trades

Trades

Gain hands-on experience through a safe workplace placement, providing vocational training and education. Trades include: fabrication and welding, mechanical manufacturing engineering, electrical engineering, pipe fabrication and marine engineering.

technical

Technical

Experience the fabrication and ship repair environment, develop design and engineering skills and understand fundamental shipbuilding practices. From digital engineering systems and techniques, to manufacturing design and life support, learn the art of additive manufacturing and laser welding.

business support

Business Support

Whether it’s IT services, sales and marketing or business administration, the breadth of skills developed across our business support apprenticeships provides the foundations needed for you to hit the ground running.

“This scheme uniquely offers apprenticeships across all four Harland & Wolff sites and the opportunity to build a career in a number of industry areas. Our apprentices will work alongside our highly experienced workforce, transferring valuable skills to the next generation.”

Kelly O’ Rourke, Group Director of Human Resources

Our unique training programmes offer:

safety

Practical on the job training

one to one

One-to-one dedicated mentoring

shipyard

Shipyard training facilities

earn

Opportunity to earn while you learn

GAIN EXPERIENCE ACROSS A RANGE OF MARKETS:

OIL & GAS

DEFENCE

CRUISE & FERRY

COMMERCIAL

RENEWABLES