What will the apprentice be doing?
Environmental Engineering apprentices work with our experienced professionals to test our products and ensure that they can withstand the environments for where they will be used. You'll witness, control and apply extreme climatic and mechanical environments, from simulating the extreme cold of artic conditions to the incredible temperatures induced by supersonic flight. From combined complex low pressure, high humidity and low temperature environments to multiple system 3D vibration simulation.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Our Mechanical Engineering degree apprenticeship within the Environmental Engineering Function, is a 4 year course where you will study towards a fully funded Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. You will study for this qualification on a minimum of one day release per week, at the University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield.
Study on this programme will be a blend of virtual and face to face.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Through regular one to ones, development plans and the use of Mentors, you will have the opportunity to shape your career within the organisation. We have many senior members in the organisation that started life as an MBDA apprentice.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent dependent on role (Grade See MBDA Website) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Dependant on role (Grade See MBDA Website) Essential
Things to consider
Please note that in order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.