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Rolls-Royce Nuclear Engineering Degree Apprenticeship - Derby, UK

Wilmore Road, Derby, DE24 9BD
£19,000.00 annually
Closing date
3 Feb 2023

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?
  • In Year 1, you'll complete an introduction to manufacturing in our brand-new Nuclear Skills Academy.
  • The course will provide you with basic engineering skills in turning, milling, sheet metal and welding. In addition to this, you will start your BEng degree studying modules that will prepare you to start working in industry in your second year.
  • For the rest of the programme, you'll continue your degree while working in Rolls-Royce Submarines.
  • You'll complete placements across different parts of the engineering lifecycle, giving you the opportunity to work in both engineering and manufacturing and in service environments.
  • These placements will be essential for you to gain experience and aid in the development of your fundamental knowledge of engineering.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

• Fully funded BEng (Hons) Degree (University of Derby) and other qualifications

Apprenticeship standard - Nuclear Scientist And Nuclear Engineer (Level 6)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

If you successfully complete your apprenticeship you can continue into a long an successful career with Rolls-Royce or you will gain skills to support you in a number of roles.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent 2 other subjects (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C) Essential
A Level or equivalent 2 other subjects (Grade Grade must equate to 112 UCAS) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths or Physics (Grade C-Equate to total of 112 UCAS) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Level 3 extended diploma Engineering based subject (Grade Equate to 112 UCAS points) Essential

Things to consider

5 GCSE's at Grade 4/C or above in Maths, English Language, Science and two other subjects. A levels - 1 must be Maths or Physics at Grade C, 2 other A levels any subject with a total of 112 UCAS points OR Engineering based Btec Level 3 extended diploma to equate to a total of 112 UCAS points

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