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Quality Technician Apprenticeship

Babcock International
Bristol, GB, BS3 2HQ
£22,862.00 annually
Closing date
13 Dec 2023

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What you will do in your working day

Our Quality Discipline is here to fully support our customers by assuring the quality of our products, services, systems and processes.

In this hands-on role, you'll work with teams based in Bristol and Plymouth to provide vital quality assurance. Rotating through placements focused on supplier, manufacturing, project and systems quality, you'll gain well-rounded expertise.

Your tasks could include:
  • Supporting senior quality practitioners to formulate the quality strategy
  • Inspecting and testing parts and products
  • Planning and conducting audits
  • Developing quality control plans
  • Managing supplier relationships
  • Analysing data to identify improvements
  • Guiding and supporting others to improve quality competency and performance
  • Developing documents to support new projects.

With guidance and support from experienced professionals, you'll play a crucial role in assuring that our naval vessels and infrastructure meet the highest quality standards.

After your 2-year apprenticeship, you'll be prepared to pursue a variety of exciting quality positions, contributing to the delivery of advanced defence equipment and services.

The training you will be getting

You'll study towards a Level 4 Quality Practitioner qualification to complement your onsite training. This covers all aspects of quality assurance and control.

After successfully completing the apprenticeship, you will be eligible for recognition at Practitioner level membership of the CQI (Chartered Quality Institute).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, you will move into a substantive position within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills


GCSE or equivalent 5 subjects (Grade Grade C/4 or higher) Essential
A Level or equivalent 2 subjects (Maths and Science desirable) (Grade C/4 grade or above) Essential

Things to consider

Many of our early careers roles are subject to Security Clearance and Trade Control restrictions which mean that your place of birth, nationality, citizenship, or residency you hold may impact which roles you are eligible for. You must be able to achieve BPSS (Baseline security) and many of them require you to be eligible for Security Clearance.

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