Industrial Placement

Release your potential

We have always been passionate about developing the next big thing. As a Placement Student with us, there's no limit to what you can learn.

There's no limit to what you can learn.

What experiences can we offer you?

When you begin our 12-month scheme, you'll embark on a journey that'll see you shouldering real responsibility, developing new skills, and building experience that's simply invaluable.

We'll be there for you every step of the way, helping you make the most of your time with us.

Impress us with your potential, and we may be seeing a lot more of you – outstanding students could receive conditional offers of employment at the end of their placements.

Why join our Industrial Placement Scheme?

You will get to work and collaborate with people in Caterpillar facilities worldwide. You will gain high-quality experience, the chance to broaden your skill set and an excellent chance of returning to the organisation as a graduate.

You are only eligible for a placement opportunity if you are currently studying an undergraduate degree. You will not be considered if you have graduated already or if you are currently completing your final year or completing postgraduate study.

Please only apply for one discipline. You will be given the option of applying for a second discipline during the application process. If you apply for multiple disciplines you will not be considered for all applications.

You'll have the chance to return as a graduate!

Programme benefits

Competitive Salary:

We offer a highly competitive salary of £16,500 and benefits package, designed to reward you for contributing to our success.

Conditional Offers:

Our top-performing placement students may be made conditional offers to join our Graduate Scheme once they complete their degrees.

Learning and Development:

The majority of our Learning is on the job, allowing you to gain experience and knowledge first hand.

Employee Discount Scheme:

Upon joining Caterpillar you will be given an employee ID that will allow you to register with the Caterpillar Advantage Scheme. You will then have access to a wide variety of employee discounts online, in High Street Shops and Supermarkets.

Employee Assistance Scheme:

Counselling, Financial, Health and Legal information and support services are provided free of charge to all employees of Caterpillar.

Holidays:

25 days plus bank holidays at most locations. Some locations offer 27 days plus bank holidays.

Free Parking:

There is free parking for employees at all our sites.