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Aerospace Engineer Degree Apprentice

Unit 2, Ansty Park, Pilot Way, CV7 9JU
£18,000.00 annually
Closing date
23 Jun 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

Participates in engineering activities to define product requirements, create designs, perform simulation testing, and validate final hardware components
Under direct supervision can apply relevant standards/specifications.
Is able to identify basic risks associated with a design and manufacture of products.
Has a basic theoretical knowledge of engineering principles in one area.
Helps maintain 6S and HSE standards.
Performs mechanical component development and integration using Computer-Aided Design (CAD) concepts using basic applicable methods.
Under close supervision, provides expertise in designing, developing, manufacturing and testing mechanical components
Rudimentary skills to troubleshoot rigs and implement fixes.
Ability to apply with coaching a systematic, disciplined, and analytical approach to problem solving.
Understands the need to estimate, budget, and control costs associated with project execution.

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

You will be studyign towards the Level 6 Aerospace Engineer Apprenticeship.

Mandatory Qualifications
Level 2 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation (Foundation Competence)
Level 4 Diploma in Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing (Development Competence)
Level 6 Bachelor Honours Degree (BEng) Stipulated by the employer and accredited by an Engineering Council licenced Professional Engineering Institution
All of the qualification requirements in the foundation and development phases are mandatory outcomes for the completion and final certification of the Apprenticeship Standard. Each qualification has a core and options approach and employers will select the most applicable pathway and unit options to meet their organisational requirements.

There will be an end point assessment during the final phase of the Apprenticeship where the apprentice will need to demonstrate to the employer how they have achieved full occupational competence against, skills, knowledge and behaviours, set out in the Standard On successful completion of the End Point assessment and employer endorsement phase (final sign off) apprentices will be then be put forward to be awarded their Apprenticeship completion certificate.

Aerospace engineer (degree) / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

You will be studying towards this qualification through the University of Derby, 1 day per working week.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After successful completion of your apprenticeship,ParkerMeggitt will review further employment opportunitiesand potential for higher education trainingavailable to you - dependent on your performance.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent STEM (Grade 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent STEM (Grade C) Essential
A Level or equivalent STEM (Grade C) Essential

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