Higher Level Naval Architecture Apprentice

Babcocks Group
Devonport Royal Dockyard, King Street, Plymouth, PL1 4SG
£17,075.00 annually
05 Feb 2021
31 Mar 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Babcock is looking for exceptional apprentices to train across various apprenticeships at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth.

Our Higher-Level engineering apprenticeship schemes take 4 years to complete. During this time, you will earn a competitive apprentice wage and gain hands-on technical experience in the workplace. As part of the structured training programme you will complete knowledge and understanding logs whilst being provided with continual support.

Duties may include:
  • Assessing project requirements and researching feasibility
  • Planning and supervising the construction of vessels
  • Negotiating and agreeing project budgets, timescales and specifications with clients

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Personal qualities

We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate clear potential to continuously grow and develop their skills, and who can match this with the drive and dedication needed to become a success in the beginning stages of their career. We want to meet with people who can demonstrate a strong aptitude for and interest in technical-based subject matter.

Other specific areas of competency we require you to demonstrate are as follows:
  • Qualified to the standard specified above depending on your chosen apprenticeship
  • Robust work ethic and willingness to take responsibility for personal, academic and vocational development
  • Safety conscious and show high levels of reliability, punctuality and dependability
  • Ability to work effectively as a part of a team and build strong relationships with co-workers

Desired qualifications

Three GCSEs* C/4 or above, including maths, English and a Science.
Two A-levels C or above, one of which must have a maths content, or BTEC extended
diploma in Engineering (distinction preferred).
*or equivalent

Future prospects

  • We hope to offer full employment on completion of the apprenticeship to the successful candidates

Things to consider

  • Successful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements and may be required to complete a medical assessment

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