Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

Recruiter
Bae Systems
Location
Michaelson Road, Barrow-in-Furness, LA14 1AF
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
07 Dec 2020
Closes
28 Feb 2021
Ref
VAC001670709
Specialism
Engineering
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
The Engineering Degree Apprenticeship offers a wide and exciting variety of opportunities in a broad spectrum of engineering disciplines. These varied disciplines will provide you with the opportunity to engage in a range of design and test activities, from detailed requirements and performance analysis, generation of test procedures and reviewing of evidence, to writing technical specifications and contributing to the ongoing development and qualification of vital submarine structures, systems and equipment.

During your Engineering Degree apprenticeship, you will be given visibility of a range of engineering disciplines in which a personal development plan will be created for your learning and development needs associated with your role. This includes bespoke technical training along with engineering placements around the business.

The following discipline specific apprenticeship roles are currently available and are supported by an associated level 6 degree apprenticeship:
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Structural
  • Systems Engineering
  • Control Damage Hazards
  • Engineering Support
  • Environmental
  • Human Factors
  • Materials
  • Naval Architecture
  • NAVED (Noise and Vibration Engineering Department)
  • Product Safety
  • Product Security
  • Radiation, physics & shielding
  • Secondary Propulsion


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

  • 5 GCSEs grade A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including maths, English and Science/technical subject
  • 240/96 UCAS points or equivalent (excluding UCAS points gained at AS level) to include maths plus one other STEM subject or an Extended BTEC National Diploma -DMM profile in an engineering or computer discipline (Merit or above) which must include the level 3 mathematics for IT module


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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