Coachbuilding apprenticeship launched by Tiger Trailers

16 August 2022 | David Young

Commercial vehicle manufacturer Tiger Trailers of Cheshire has launched a new coachbuilding apprenticeship

Coachbuilding apprenticeship launched by Tiger Trailers

Introduced in partnership with Heritage Skills Academy, the new apprenticeship in classic vehicle coachbuilding will combine old-school skills with cutting-edge technology.

Working with highly specialist teams, apprentices will be taught about the history and development of materials and vehicle construction, hand skills, design and pattern development while working with composite materials, welding, fabrication including bending, folding, creating jigs and frames, and the removal and replacement of components.

Tiger Trailers is offering 12 places on the 42-month apprenticeship, with a skilled role at the company guaranteed to apprentices graduating from the programme.

Abigail Lee, HR manager at Tiger Trailers, said: "Tiger has always been passionate about apprenticeships, and we hope that our new partnership with HSA will lead to other exciting developments in the future while ensuring that our products are built to the highest standards, alongside the strong benefits we offer and our active part in local education and community."

Applications close in early September, with an anticipated course start date of October.