APPH / Heroux Devtek are recruiting for an NDT / Quality Apprentice and we are excited to have been selected to assist them in sourcing the perfect candidate along with delivering the required training.

Based in the UK,  APPH / Heroux Devtek are global suppliers of landing gear solutions for all types of aircraft including military helicopters, advanced fighter jets, civil airliners and business jets.

At Heroux Devtek/APPH Nottingham we specialise in the machining of Aluminum, steel & titanium parts.

Job Description/ Responsibilities

• Setup, control, calibrate and maintain non-destructive test (NDT) equipment.
• Conduct non-destructive testing inspections using magnetic particle and dye penetrant inspection techniques.
• Perform minor blending operations to remediate crack indications.
• Inspect parts using traditional precision measurement tools as required; typical tools include Verniers, Callipers, Micrometres.
• Ability to compile techniques for NDT inspections.
• Make informed decisions using specifications, criteria, procedures and as guidelines.
• Participate and manage 3rd party audits (Nadcap / customer audits)
• Process parts prior to NDT which will include pre penetrant etch / stress relieve operations.


Minimum qualifications of Maths and English at GCSE Grade A* to C or

Level 2 Engineering qualifications are desirable.

Desired Skills

• Enthusiasm for engineering in the aerospace sector.
• Learning mindset/self-motivation to succeed.
• Mechanical aptitude with excellent attention to detail/methodical approach to tasks.
• Pragmatism/the ability to think laterally to resolve problems.
• Strong communication and team-working skills.

Expected Career Progression

NDT Level 2 FPI & MPI
Quality Inspector
Quality Engineer

Organisation’s name, address, location of apprenticeship and website

APPH / Heroux Devtek
Urban Road, Kirkby In Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 8AP


Choice between the below day shifts both shifts are 38.5 hours per week with a 30min unpaid lunch break:

Days 1
Monday – Thursday 07:00 – 15:30
Friday 07:00 – 14:00

Days 2
Monday – Thursday 08:00 – 17:00
Friday 08:00 – 13:00

Expected start date

August 2024

Deadline for application : 01/06/2024

Apply here NDT/Quality Apprentice – Kirkby in Ashfield NG17 –

No sponsorship from overseas applicants is available for this opportunity.

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