Quality Higher Apprenticeship Scheme

BAE Systems
Barrow, Bury St Edmunds
21 Nov 2017
30 Sep 2018
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date

Getting quality right first time will help to achieve cost and schedule performance challenges.
What does the apprenticeship include?
Submarines operate in a very demanding environment and require the highest levels of quality in order to remain safe. Getting quality right first time will help to achieve cost and schedule performance challenges.

The Quality scheme is three years in duration, during which time Higher Apprentices move around the Quality function on three to six month placements. Typical tasks that are undertaken on the scheme include practical problem solving, using different quality tools, carrying out audits and investigations across the business, facilitating local action teams to drive continuous improvement, inspection and testing using different techniques (such as radiography, ultrasound, and dimensional control) and assessing suppliers.
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What is the salary?
Competitive starting salary, currently £17,500, rising between £0 - £2400 every 12 months based upon your development.
What qualifications will I get?
The focus of the Quality Higher Apprenticeship Scheme is on the development of the individual. You will be fully funded by the company to achieve a Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Engineering.
What are the entry requirements?
To apply for the Quality HA Scheme, you’ll require five GCSEs grade A*-C/4-9 (or equivalent) including Maths, English and Science/technical subject AND 240/96 UCAS points or equivalent (excluding UCAS points gained at AS level) to include two STEM subjects excluding General Studies.  
All applicants will be expected to be medically fit as deemed necessary to perform the role, be eligible to work in the UK and be able to successfully achieve security clearance.