Apprenticeship Programme

Instron has long-term success in training and developing apprentices in a varying number of schemes which are suited to students seeking experience in either Manufacturing or Business/Commercial. 

If you’re looking to start a career in Engineering, gain hands-on experience and work towards gaining educational qualifications, Instron is the place for you!


  • Our apprenticeship programme sets the foundations of engineering using knowledge acquired from GCSE maths and science. Therefore we require all applicants to have a minimum of 5 GCSE’S at C grade for above including Maths, English, and Science. 
  • At Instron we value our employees and look for anyone who 
    • Is enthusiastic with the motivation to learn and develop
    • Is a good team player with excellent communication skills 
    • Can demonstrate a can-do attitude 
  • Applications are now open.
  • Even if you haven’t got an engineering background don’t be shy about applying, as our Business Apprenticeships offer a huge scope for learning. As long as you demonstrate enthusiasm and a can-do attitude, Instron may be the place for you.

We currently have two new exciting apprentice positions available for a September 2016 intake.  If you have a can-do attitude, are a team player and have an interest in engineering,  then apply today.

Positions available:

MANUFACTURING – TRANSDUCER

This role sits in the Transducer team which works on all aspects of Transducers product activities such as assembly and test of sub-assemblies, gauging, electrical wiring, and more.

MANUFACTURING – Made to Order

Within this role you will be involved in numerous tasks including basic hand tool tasks, communicating with internal customers, and when trained, using overhead cranes, ‘cherry pickers’ and reading and understanding engineering drawings.

  • To be eligible to apply, you must have permanent and an unrestricted right to work in the UK.  
  • Please be aware that before joining Instron you will be required to provide proof of your right to work in the UK. 
  • To apply, please send us your CV and covering letter to: Recruit_UK@instron.com 
  • Instron also advertise direct through some local colleges in High Wycombe, so alternatively check your college’s website.