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V01877 - Quality Engineer Apprentice

BAE Systems, 1st Floor, Main Shipyard Offices, Barrow-in-Furness, LA14 1AF
Competitive annually
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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

This extensive five-year degree apprenticeship programme will help you to build a strong foundation for your career and upon completion of the scheme, you will transition into a position in either the Quality Assurance or Quality Engineering team.

Quality is integral to the design, manufacturing and commissioning of the Submarines, which protect our nation and our way of life.

The Quality function uses its ability to investigate, assure, analyse, problem solve and engage with teams right across the business to ensure that our products are delivered to the right specifications, and that our processes deliver the expected outcomes. As a Function, we are continually improving our ways of working to adapt to an ever-changing environment.

The Quality Function is responsible for business and programme Quality Assurance, Supplier Quality Assurance, Quality Records, Quality Control, Quality Improvement, Quality Strategy & Capability; you will have the opportunity to spend time with each department to understand what they do and why they do it.

As a 'Project Management Degree Apprentice - Quality', you will work closely with all areas of the business, across a broad spectrum of tasks.

These could range from dealing with senior stakeholders working directly on the product, to liaising with suppliers and improving Quality across the business.

The training you will be getting

Project Manager [Level 6] Apprentcieship Standard where apprentices will achieve either a BA or BSc Honours degree in Project Management. Apprentices are required to achieve an International Project Management Association (IPMA) Level D qualification or equivalent, prior to taking the end point assessment.
Delivery method and location to be confirmed/

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Around 95% of apprentices choose to stay on with us via employment. And as a global business there are a world of opportunities - whether you decide to stay in the UK, or explore an overseas role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs Including Mathematics, Science and English (Grade A*-C or 9-4 (or equivalent)) Essential
AS Level or equivalent Maths, Business, IT, Engineering & Science (Grade including Psychology &Law) Essential
Other 96 (Grade UCAS Tariff points) Essential

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