At Cristal, we see our apprentices as essential to our growth and future success. On all our global programs, we therefore offer the very best training, guidance and support – everything you need to take your place as part of our next generation of highly skilled trade talent.
As well as partnering with training colleges to ensure the highest standard of training and education, we make sure our apprentices enjoy learning outside the classroom. You can therefore look forward to on-the-job training and the opportunity to gain recognized qualifications as you develop valuable skills and establish yourself in your chosen field.
Our apprentice programs are designed to give you the best possible start to your career, and we expect you to take full advantage of them. That means showing a real passion for learning in addition to a determination to succeed.
All of our apprentices can expect to receive a structured training and development program. You will work towards a recognised qualification whilst gaining practical experience and we will support your study leave and provide guidance to you as you work towards your qualifications.
Through the on the job training you’ll get to experience a broad range of areas in our business which will give you a solid basis for starting your career.
At the end of the program you will be in a strong position to apply for an opening in your relevant area.
A career path at Cristal is never set in stone: you’ll always have plenty of opportunity to grow. See how some of our previous apprentices have developed their careers with us.
What trades does Cristal offer apprenticeship programs in?
Our apprentice programs vary by region but we offer programs in Engineering, including Mechanical (Fitting and Boilermaking) Instrumentation & Electrical, Science, and Process Operations. You can find more details about which programs are available by searching your region.
How can I apply for an apprenticeship program with Cristal?
We advertise all our apprenticeship opportunities here on Cristal Careers, plus carrying out local advertising for the country where the program is offered. The way we recruit apprentices varies from region to region, so if you meet the requirements you should follow the instructions on the advertisement to apply.
How long does the recruitment process usually take?
This will depend on the number of applications we receive but we will try and get back to you as soon as we can.
What does the recruitment process include?
Our recruitment process can vary slightly depending on which location you are in but you can typically expect to take some online tests as well as a face-to-face interview.
How long is the program?
Our schemes generally last between three and four years, and are made up of a combination of learning blocks and job rotations to give you the maximum opportunity to develop your knowledge and understanding.
What support will I get during the apprentice program?
Cristal offers a structured development programme to all apprentices. You will receive a blend of classroom training and on-the-job experiences, which will be supported by experienced professionals. In addition, you will have access to Cristal’s online Learning Academy and will be assigned a mentor who will support you through the program.