Kick start your future with an Apprenticeship!
Hands-On Apprenticeship Programs
At Spirit, we believe apprenticeships have the power to ignite change. They can take skills and expertise to the next level and provide a foundation you can stand on well into the future. But we’re not talking about an apprenticeship that just lasts a summer. It’s not a plug to ply your trade for pennies. We’re talking about one that is meaningful.
Apprenticeships at Spirit
Kick start your future with an Apprenticeship! We offer Apprenticeships across a range of levels and sectors including Engineering, Manufacturing and others to be added.
Award-Winning Program Helps Apprentices Move the World Forward
“ It’s my hope that programs like the Spirit Apprenticeship program can get more people interested in the technical fields and in manufacturing in general. There’s little that’s more rewarding than a tangible job well done. ”
– Joanna Jenkins, Facilities Maintenance Electrical Apprenticeship
Jumpstart your career in advanced manufacturing with Spirit AeroSystems' Apprenticeships
Spirit AeroSystems has three existing apprenticeship programs offered in the areas of Facilities Equipment Maintenance Electrician, Facilities Industrial Mechanic and NC Programmer. Apprenticeship Students are Full Time Spirit employees with access to great career benefits and incredible industry exposure. Wage and starting dates are determined by each program area and students are provided this information once selected as an apprentice.
Current programs consist of 4,000 to 8,000 hours of combined technical schooling at a certified technical institute and on the job training. The students attend school during their work week and maintain passing grades while working side by side with a senior level technician for their on-the-job training. This enables the apprentice hands on training on all the diverse equipment throughout our plant.