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Embedded Electronic Systems Design and Development Engineer Apprentice (Degree)

500 Park Avenue, Aztec West, Almondsbury, BS32 4RZ
£23,400.00 annually
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What you will do in your working day

Our apprenticeships are designed to give you an insight into a wide variety of areas of work and the chance to explore where your skills and interests lie.

Through a combination of on-the-job learning and practical skills development, you'll work on real projects from day one that offer scale and variety, collaborating with others and creating meaningful impact on the world around us. You'll work towards your professional qualification; whichever path you take, your future starts here.

Not only will you gain valuable 'on the job' experience and work towards professional qualifications but you'll also earn a meaningful salary from day one. We're proud to be paying Real Living Wage for our Level 6 Apprenticeships.

You'll be making a sustainable difference in people's lives, shaping cities, reimagining transport and transforming nuclear energy. And with the opportunity to work across Cities & Development, Nuclear & Power, Transportation, Water or Environment, you'll decide where you want your career to go.

Here's what your role as an apprentice will involve:
  • Developing your skills in a wide range of exciting projects
  • Learning and using relevant design software
  • Being involved in client meetings and assisting in building key client relationships
  • You'll get to understand and learn digital skills, to help us harness technology in new ways
  • Your mentors will support you as you study towards nationally recognised qualifications and accreditation

The training you will be getting

Delivery model and duration:

Part time study with the first 3 years at Gloucestershire College Cheltenham Campus, the remaining two years at UWE Bristol
Duration:5 years

Qualification:BEng (Hons) Electronic and Computer Engineering Degree
  • Ideal for:
    Hardware Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Design Engineer

The apprenticeship will cover the following core areas:
  • Professional engineering skills
  • Electrical circuit theory
  • Analogue and digital design techniques
  • Fundamentals of structured software design
  • Structured programming for embedded software
  • Mathematical modelling techniques for circuit design
  • Embedded software development
  • Thermal management

Benefits for learners:
  • Flexible study towards a higher education qualification
  • Improve your career prospects
  • Gain high level technical knowledge and practical experience
  • Progress your career quickly

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
  • Completers may want to progress to Masters qualification - Level 7 or develop within their chosen career path.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


A Level or equivalent Mathematics (Grade C or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science (Grade C or) Essential
Other mathematics or a mathematics-based subject (Grade C or above) Essential

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