Mechanical Engineering with Manufacturing Degree Apprentice

Recruiter
Babcock International Group
Location
Ashton House, Ashton Vale Road, Bristol, BS3 2HW
Salary
£374.00 per week
Posted
29 Jan 2021
Closes
30 Apr 2021
Ref
VAC001678858
Specialism
Engineering
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
Principally Bristol but with possible placements across the UK (Devonport, Portsmouth, Leicester, Ashchurch)

Our new Degree Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering with Manufacture will offer successful candidates the chance to complete a fully funded BEng degree whilst earning with a very competitive starting salary.
  • For the first four years you will work towards your BEng degree, which is being run in partnership with the University of West of England (UWE) and the University Centre Weston (UCW). In your first year you will work in our onsite apprentice training workshop where you will gain your Performing Engineering Operations (PEO) qualifications and attend UCW who will deliver taught modules
  • Year's two to four will be spent completing placements across the business, with a particular focus on our production environment, where you will learn how we produce the high-quality complex assemblies for which Babcock DST is renowned. During this time, you will attend UWE on day release to complete your BEng degree
  • In year 5 you will enter your 'Responsible Position' in an area of the business you want to specialise in

This programme gives you a broad exposure to our business, including experience in analysis, design, business winning and project management. There are also opportunities to undertake off-site placements at some of our other business units - something which we strongly encourage and support.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to communicate well at all levels, both verbally and through formal written correspondence
  • The ability to work well in a team, as well as focus on your own self development


Personal qualities

We want to meet with people who can demonstrate a strong aptitude for and interest in technical-based subject matter.
  • A passion for Engineering and Technology
  • Self-motivated
  • Hardworking


Desired qualifications

To apply you will need a minimum of 5 GCSEs, all at grade C/4 or above including mathematics, English and a science, or equivalent qualification, plus have or be working towards 3 A-levels in mathematics, Physics plus a third subject, for which you are predicted a grade B or above or equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

The aim of the apprenticeship is to prepare you for a permanent Engineering role working as an Engineer within Babcock DST. We are also committed to supporting further development of our ex-apprentices through further education and technical training.

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