Software Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

Recruiter
Bae Systems
Location
Lupin Way, Yeovil, BA22 8UZ
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
07 Dec 2020
Closes
28 Feb 2021
Ref
VAC001670750
Specialism
IT
Sector
Technology
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
Software Engineers are predominantly involved in the discipline of Software Engineering, however you will also gain exposure to aspects of Modelling and Simulation, Human Factors and Systems Engineering all of which are an essential background for a fully rounded software engineer.

Software is an intrinsic component of the systems used to deliver in-service support. Following the in-service date, Software Engineering delivers support, optimises and upgrades the Support System infra-structure.

This four-year Aerospace Software Development Degree Apprenticeship provides the opportunity to work within our Air business along with the opportunity to study for a Foundation Degree on a part time basis and the potential to continue on an Honours Degree programme, dependent on individual performance and business needs.

At the end of the scheme you will have had a good mix of academic and work-based learning experiences to ensure you develop the skills that will support you and the business in the future.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

None specified.

Personal qualities

We're looking for enthusiastic people who are keen to learn and give an apprenticeship opportunity their all. Diversity strengthens our business and we encourage people from all walks of life to apply, regardless of gender or ethnicity. You don't need to know everything about your chosen area of work - we'll train you and give you the qualifications you need to progress in a career in your chosen field. We only ask that you demonstrate interest, passion and commitment to what you want to do.

Desired qualifications

  • 96 UCAS Tariff points (240 old UCAS Points) including 2 STEM Subjects
  • 5 GCSEs grades 9-4 (A*-C) including maths, English and 2 Science subjects or equivalent


Future prospects

A great job after completion. Around 95% of our apprentices choose to stay with us and go on to have really successful careers. You can choose to go for promotion and progression or continue learning in the role you've moved into.

When you successfully complete your apprenticeship, we will help you to move into a suitable role, subject to the requirements of the business.

Things to consider

A BAE Systems Apprenticeship gives youa competitive salary while working towards a nationally recognised qualification, the support of an apprentice network, and the opportunity to work on cutting edge projects with people who are leaders in their field.

Please see the selection process below:

The process consists of five stages:
  • An online application
  • Online Testing
  • Video Interview
  • Application review
  • Qualification, Medical and security checks

The apprentice recruitment window opened on the 1 November 2020 and remains open until 28 February 2021.

Depending on fulfilment of the requirements, the process can take until July/August to complete and final offers are made.

Security/ Export Control:

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Diversity & Inclusion:

We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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