Cosworth is a global technology business that delivers high performance engine and electronics solutions for customers in the automotive and motorsport sectors.

Our motorsport heritage gives us a passion for innovation, performance, and reliability. We are constantly seeking innovative ways to drive higher performances, while striving to deliver the reliability that customers expect.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our components manufacturing team as an Apprentice, commencing September 2020.

This role is based within our powertrain division, Northampton. As a Cosworth Apprentice, you will be given the opportunity to work on exciting brands and projects as you learn your craft, studying toward a full apprenticeship framework.


  • Operate Manual Lathes & Milling Machines.
  • Operate CNC lathes & Milling Machines.
  • Basic NC programming on machine.
  • Use hand tools and measuring equipment.
  • Read and Interpret technical drawings.
  • Work with a range of materials including Aluminium, steel, various stainless steels and some exotic material.
  • Produce Components to tight tolerance’s from technical drawings.
  • Produce or modify Components for General use within the company.
  • Perform daily and regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on machinery and equipment.
  • Use problem solving techniques to solve issues.
  • Perform all requested tasks in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Adopt Good house Keeping practices.
  • Adhere to workplace, Quality and Health & Safety procedures.
  • Be committed to continuous improvement and suggest improvements regarding methods, processes and tooling.
  • In addition to the above, fulfil any other reasonable requirement consistent with departmental objectives.
  • Support the Company’s compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018, following policy and best practice.


  • 3 GCSEs, grades 9-4, including Maths, English and Science; or
  • attained an Extended Diploma or BTEC in Engineering.


  • NVQ3 Extended Diploma.
  • Study towards a Level 3 Technical Certificate.
  • Working within the chosen skilled area to gain.
  • Functional skills (Maths, English and ICT).
  • Personal learning and critical thinking skills.
  • Employment rights and responsibilities practical experience of the industry.

If this is an opportunity that’s right for you, please apply by submitting your details through the online form below.