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2023 Hardware Engineering Apprentice

Ocean House, Throop Road, BA8 0DH
£18,000.00 annually
Closing date
2 Apr 2023

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?
  • Design, implement and test engineering solutions in accordance with Thales procedures
  • Attendance at project reviews
  • Preparation of engineering specifications, interface control documents & test documentation
  • Deliver tasks on time and to the required quality
  • Work as a team-player asking for guidance and direction where necessary
  • Develop knowledge and skills within the engineering discipline
  • Effectively communicate engineering issues related to own tasks

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
  • As a Hardware Engineering Apprentice, you will be studying towards a BEng in Electromechanical Engineering at Warwick University School of Engineering
  • Our BEng Electromechanical Engineering Degree Apprenticeship is a full Warwick degree, studied over five years through on-campus face-to-face teaching and virtual learning experiences, with teaching and assessment having blended and integrated work based learning throughout. On campus teaching takes place during six, one-week blocks, delivered by Warwick academic staff
  • We offer a unique programme, demonstrating a mix of electrical, mechanical, and general engineering input, designed to meet the evolving skills needs in this sector. You'll cover the foundations of engineering and electromechanical engineering in the first two years of the course. In the third and fourth years, you'll focus on systems design, including a group project design module, and in the final year you will be required to carry out an individual electromechanical engineering project within the organisation, to apply the knowledge and skills gained over the duration of the programme and create a real-life engineering solution

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
  • A permanent position within Thales

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSES incl Maths and English (Grade 9 - 4 or A*-C) Essential
A Level or equivalent including Mathematics and either Physics, Engineer (Grade AAA-BBB) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Extended Diploma in an engineering discipline (Grade Level 3 DDD-DDM) Essential

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