Apprenticeships

Our apprenticeship scheme has to date brought in and developed some very talented engineers and we now offer opportunities in a number of different areas of the business.

Gripple. Yorkshire. Proud.

More than a learning experience, life at Gripple is the first step in your future. Every journey is unique and we'll help you find your path and support you in unlocking your potential. Engineering game-changing solutions is in our DNA; and that passion starts with you.

As an apprentice at Gripple, you'll get hands-on training and support from experienced colleagues, playing your part in creating innovative solutions to help our customers achieve more with less.  And importantly, unlike other apprenticeships, when you join the Gripple scheme, you have a permanent job from day one.  That’s our first promise.  Our second promise is that you will have fun, while learning skills and gaining experience that will carry you through your entire career.

Let the fun begin.

Change the Game

We’re all passionate about what we do and care deeply about our impact on each other, our customers and the world around us. It’s what makes us Gripple and what sits at the heart of our commitment to innovate products that will change the world.  We might be a global business, represented in 15 countries, but we’re fiercely proud of our Yorkshire roots which is why we continue to grow our presence in Sheffield, developing and investing in our sites every year. 

Meet our Apprentices

We have fun – and we do things with a smile on our face. But, when the going gets tough, we’re in it together. That’s the Gripple Spirit.
Kirk White, Assembly Site Engineering Manager
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The Gripple Spirit

Becoming an apprentice at Gripple is just the start of your career journey, but it’s our values that make us a fantastic place to work.  We can’t wait to meet you and show you the Gripple difference, which is embedded in our values.

Fun

Absolutely.  This is our number one value for a reason.  We work hard, but we play hard too.  And by bringing enthusiasm, humour and a sense of enjoyment to our work, we create new and exciting shared experiences.

Innovation 

We’re all unique and we all approach things differently.  We aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo. In fact – we relish it, coming up with creative solutions to complex questions with an open mind and huge amounts of creativity.

Passion

Our passion drives us every day, and loving what we do leads to success for our colleagues, customers, and communities.  We all win.

Entrepreneurship

The moment you join Gripple, you’ll be empowered to bring your creativity to every aspect of your role.  We call it entrepreneurship, and with almost 1000 colleagues across the globe bringing the same energy, it’s why we make such a big difference.

Teamwork

Being a Gripple apprentice is a unique opportunity to be part of a growing, ambitious and vibrant team.  We share our knowledge and expertise with each other and recognise and appreciate everyone's contribution to deliver success.

Integrity

Integrity, honesty and ethics.  We have all three and they are respected throughout Gripple as the cornerstone of our behavior towards each other, our customers and the communities in which we work. 

What is life like as a Gripple Apprentice? 

Hear from some of our apprentices in our video below. 

Rewards & Benefits

As a Gripple apprentice, you have a permanent job from day one, receiving all the same benefits as every other Gripple employee.

Career Support

Every Gripple apprentice is exposed to real business challenges, getting a dedicated development plan, building skills for life and promoting continuous improvement.

Competitive Salary

Level 3 apprentices receive a starting hourly rate of £9.84. More than 50% greater than the National Living Wage for apprentices of £6.40.

Employee Ownership

We are proudly employee-owned. From day one, you will access all the same benefits as other employees, including our shared-ownership scheme.

Generous Holiday Entitlement

We offer all our apprentices a generous 32 days' annual leave, increasing with service.

Gym Membership

We recognise that a healthy body and mind ensures we get the best out of our people.

Company Pension Scheme

As a Gripple apprentice, you'll automatically join our non-contributory 15% pension scheme. 

Healthcare

We offer all our employees private individual healthcare as standard, as well as access to enhanced family policies, life assurance and permanent health insurance.

Community and Charity

A certified B Corp, we believe in giving back. We encourage all employees to partake in charitable initiatives, supporting the wider Gripple community.

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