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GE Aviation Engineering Degree Apprentice

Cheltenham Road, Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham, GL52 8SF
£20,255.00 annually
Closing date
29 Mar 2023

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?
  • You will help solve the global challenge of how the world flies sustainably. Do work real work with a real purpose.
  • You will be a part of a global workforce of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, ideas, and experiences where everyone feels supported and respected.
  • You will learn from the best minds who also want to learn from you.
  • You will Earn merit-based rewards and incentives.
  • You will have opportunities for continuous learning and development.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
  • Embedded electronic systems design and development engineer (degree) level 6
  • You will study for a BEng (Hons) Degree in Electronic & Computer Engineering through day release
  • You will complete a Level 2 NVQ in Performing Engineering Operations
  • You will gain Professional Registration as IET Engineering Technician (EngTech)
  • You will complete 6-month rotations in Live Avionics engineering teams to gain skills and experience in Years 2 - 4
  • You will complete a longer rotation, within a specific engineering discipline, to continue experience depth in Year 5
  • You will get training to improve your Professional Development Skills, including collaboration and leadership skills, presentations and business insight
  • You will completet a GE Team Development Award Scheme
  • You will get support from Technical, Academic and Pastoral Mentors
  • There will be numerous opportunities to participate in STEM outreach activities, local schools' engagement, the GE Apprentice network and various external events such as the Cheltenham Science Festival, Imagineering Shows (such as Farnborough and Royal International Air Tattoo), RETHINK (to promote & strengthen Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and a sense of Belonging within STEM)
  • You will get Lean training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
  • Position as Systems, Software or Hardware Engineer developing Aircraft Systems
  • Optional progression to a Level 7 Masters Degree Apprentices

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative


A Level or equivalent Maths, Physics, plus one additional STEM (Grade B,B,C) Essential

Things to consider

You will also need to demonstrate: • Commitment to Personal Development and Community Volunteering • Dedication to a career in technology and a genuine passion for engineering • Pro-activity, initiative and enthusiasm • A genuine interest in, and experience of, working with people

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