Airbus Engineering Undergraduate Apprenticeship

Airbus UK Ltd
£14,987.00 annual salary
19 Oct 2016
01 Apr 2017
Role Type
Start Date
Joining an Airbus Apprenticeship programme could be the ideal start to your career, just as it has been for many of our Senior Managers today.

Joining an Airbus Apprenticeship programme could be the ideal start to your career, just as it has been for many of our Senior Managers today. We consider our apprentices to be ideally qualified, with the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to enable them to make an immediate contribution when they enter the workforce.

All our Apprenticeship programmes are around three to four years in duration and are undertaken at Airbus' UK sites and at our partnership colleges and universities.


Our unique Engineering Undergraduate Apprenticeship offers a full degree with no fees, plus vocational training with a regular salary. The first of its kind in the UK, Airbus is leading the way with this programme through which you will achieve a B.Eng in Aerospace Engineering following the design pathway and also a professional IEng level qualification.

The Undergraduate Apprenticeship is a specialist programme designed to develop high level aeronautical engineering skills. It combines academic and vocational studies in aeronautical engineering at the University of West of England, with industry based work at the world leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus site in Filton, Bristol.

Along with your studies, you can expect to undertake a number of work placements at Airbus across the Systems, Landing Gear & Structures Engineering Organisations. Potential placements may include Architecture; Design; Simulation; Aircraft Integration;Safety Analysis; Certification; In-service Support; Stress; Systems Installation and so you can expect to gain broad experience across variety of exciting programmes, working with world leading experts in aerospace.

In addition to your work placements and studies, there are a number of valuable training opportunities that cover a variety of subjects as well as encouraging you to get involved in education and community projects to broaden your experience and develop skills along the way.

Requirements and prospects Desired skills


Personal qualities


Qualifications required

To apply, you must have minimum of:

¤ 280 UCAS points.

¤ At least two A Levels including; grade B or above in Maths and grade C or above in Physics or alternatively an Engineering Level 3 Qualification at grade triple distinction.

¤ Six GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths, English and Science.

Or equivalents

Future prospects N/A

Things to consider Please note that you must also include a cover letter as part of your application for this programme which demonstrates your interest in aerospace and motivation to join the apprenticeship programme. Contact: Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments to allow you to access and participate fully in the Assessment Centre. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. If you wish to discuss this further please contact via email Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence. Airbus Group is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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