Technical Support: Drawing Office (Peterhead, Scotland)


  • Apprenticeship duration: 4 years
  • The first year is spent with our partner training provider
  • From years 2 to 4 apprentices will be given placements for 9 months per year in the drawing office developing skills and knowledge on our company procedures, software tools, and necessary documentation
  • You will also spend 3 months in a practical workshop setting, where your practical and product knowledge can be developed and the opportunity to be immersed in dismantling, inspection, repair, assembly and testing tasks

Qualifications you will work towards

  • SVQ Level 2 – Performing Engineering Operations
  • A National Certificate (NC) qualification
  • A Higher National Certificate (HNC) qualification as a minimum
  • The opportunity to extend studies to Higher National Diploma (HND) or degree level
  • The opportunity to gain accreditation through the Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Experience you will gain

You will gain experience in manufacturing, the use of hand tools, understanding drawings and engineering communication. You will build skills and knowledge on our CAD (Computer Aided Draughting) and software packages and learn our procedures/practices for carrying out and verifying accurate information to the required standards.

Practical workshop experience for 3 months per year during years 2 to 4 will enhance your skills and ability. You will become competent in CAD drawing and office practices.

Entry requirements

 Our preferred applicants will hold the following qualifications:

  • National 5 or equivalent in Mathematics and English
  • National 5 or equivalent in three from the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Graphical Communications, Business Studies, Accounts, Art and Design, Craft and Design, Engineering Science or a relevant Skills for Work qualification

An applicant with a Foundation Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering will be deemed to meet all of the above criteria.

Selection process

Applicants that meet the above entry requirements will be invited to undertake a skills test. Successful applicants will then be taken forward to the next stage of the selection process.

For more information on apprenticeships at Score, contact us.

Our advanced and specialist testing procedures and facilities ensure that all parts we overhaul and repair meet our exceedingly high level of quality.

Global coverage

We have offices and facilities all over the world, always ready when and where you need us.