Technical Support: Quality Control (Peterhead, Scotland)


  • Apprenticeship duration: 5 years
  • The first year will be spent with our partner training provider

Qualifications you will work towards

  • SVQ Level 2 – Performing Engineering Operations
  • A National Certificate (NC) qualification
  • A Higher National Certificate (HNC) 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

From years 2 to 4 apprentices will be placed for 9 months in a variety of quality assurance or quality control functions, developing skills and knowledge on our company procedures, software tools, and necessary documentation for controlling and tracking work scopes from conception to delivery and aftersales services.

For 3 months per year, you will be placed in a practical workshop setting, where your practical and product knowledge can be developed. This provides an opportunity to be immersed in the physical aspects of the dismantling, inspection, repair, assembly, and testing tasks.

Year 5 will allow you to build on your MA qualifications, extending studies to HND or degree level if desired, or working on special projects to suit the needs of our clients.

Typical responsibilities

You will build skills and knowledge on our sales, repair, and engineering services, our procedures/practices and develop a wide variety of other skills necessary for you to complete complex quality assurance/quality control work scopes.

Entry requirements

 Our preferred applicants will hold the following qualifications:

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

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

Selection process

Applicants that meet the above entry requirements will be invited to undertake an aptitude 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.