Mira Showers Statement on COVID-19

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Early Careers

About Us

Kohler Mira has a long history of successful early careers programmes; investment in our employees’ development, to support every individual to become the best version of themselves, is a huge part of our culture. All of our early careers opportunities are tailored to the individual, build a breadth of experience across a range of departments, with tailored support in place.

Key dates for 2021 apprenticeship recruitment:

  • Virtual Open Evenings – Tuesday 1st December 2020 5pm-8.30pm and Wednesday 20th January 2021 5pm-8.30pm (please note, registration for attendance is only available for December at this time)
  • Engineering Assessment Day - Wednesday 3rd March 2021
  • Business Assessment Day - Tuesday 2nd March 2021

Please note that applications are yet to be opened for the 2021 apprenticeship recruitment

 

Be part of our Award Winning Business

Kohler Mira were proud to be announced as winner of the Training Provider of the Year at the 2019 Gloucestershire Live Apprentice Awards.

The award was given because of the ongoing support and development that we give to our apprentices above and beyond their apprenticeship training. We want to support our apprentices to become them best version of themselves, which means supporting their development outside their role through mentoring, training, involvement in our STEM programme, Apprentice Association and so much more.

We are also incredibly proud that this support has led to our recently graduated apprentice, Emma Meek being shortlisted as a finalist in the Outstanding Apprentice of the Year 2019 (Construction, Engineering and Manufacturing) as well as our 2nd year engineering apprentice, Finley Dean being entered as an Industrial Electronics contestant at the 2020 World Skills event.

To find out more, read below and if you still have questions get in touch via earlycareers@mirashowers.com

Business Apprenticeships

Our Business Apprenticeship provides you with the opportunity to experience the whole of our business from a commercial point of view. There are opportunities to experience Marketing, Supply Chain, and our commercial brand Rada Controls.   

Our Business Apprentices study a part-time Project Management qualification. The course includes a mixture of on and offsite training, leadership development and coaching.  These core skills will become fundamental as you prepare for a junior role within Kohler Mira.

Download - Business Apprenticeship Overview

Download - Business Apprentice Job Description 2021

Engineering Apprenticeships

Engineering Apprenticeships at Kohler Mira offer you the chance to study and rotate through our engineering functions from Manufacturing to Product Design. This gives you the opportunity to learn a wide range of skills along the way, and discover which business area excites you most. 

Engineering Apprentices will spend their first year studying at GET College, in Barnwood (Gloucester); here you will learn all the fundamental skills you will need to become a successful engineer. You will have the opportunity to apply your skills throughout your first year, as you will be onsite during college breaks.

From second year onwards, you will be based onsite at Kohler Mira, whilst continuing to attend to college one day a week. Once you have completed your Level 3 Apprenticeship, subject to performance and aspiration, you will progress to study HNC/D.

Download - Engineering Apprenticeship Overview

Download - Engineering Apprentice Job Description 2021

How do I apply?

We are hosting early careers virtual open evenings on December 1st 2020 and January 20th 2021 from 5-8.30pm

To reserve your space at this event, please email earlycareers@mirashowers.comPlease note registration for attendance is only available for December at this time

What’s next?
If you have been successful at stage one, you will be invited to an assessment day at Kohler Mira. This informal day includes a mixture of practical and academic activities. It’s a great way for you to gain a better understanding of our business and for us to get to know you.

Attendance at the assessment centre is mandatory, please ensure you can attend the dates outlined in the job description prior to submitting your application.

Work Experience Opportunities

Have you considered applying for one of our work experience opportunities? We accept work experience students all year around, for one day through to one week. Students can experience most of our departments, from New Product Development and Manufacturing, to Marketing and Customer Service.

*Unfortunately, at this time, due to the continuing challenges that Covid-19 has caused and, in an attempt, to protect both students and our associates, we are unable to offer work experience. We will continue to review this as the situation changes and in accordance to Government guidelines. *

Download - Work Experience Overview

Learn more and stay in touch

Click the link below to watch a short film and learn more about why Early Careers are so important to Kohler Mira, and what we’re doing to support the of apprentices that join our business. 

If you’d like to stay up to date with our latest apprentice, intern and work experience opportunities, why not sign up to our mailing list? If you’d like us to add you, please email earlycareers@mirashowers.com