Aerospace Engineering Apprentice job

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Aerospace Engineering Apprentice
  • £24,139.00 annum
  • Apprenticeships
  • Posted: 5 months ago
  • Brough, UK
  • 10 vacancies
  • Expires on: 30-09-2020
Job Description

Role: The Engineering Degree Apprenticeship Scheme (EDAS) in Aerospace, is a five year scheme.


The EDAS Aerospace Degree Apprenticeship covers a wide range of engineering areas and disciplines within BAE Systems Air Sector. Study towards a BEng (Hons) degree in Aerospace Engineering, a Level 2 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering and a Level 4 Diploma in Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing.


What Does The Apprenticeship Involve?


This is a 5 year apprenticeship.


The first 6 months involves being at the Academy for Skills and Knowledge (ASK) at Samlesbury, for 3 days per week, working towards a Level 2 Diploma, employing various hand fitting techniques such as creating aerofoil sections, pipe fitting, pneumatics and metalworking, using a variety of workshop equipment.

One day per week, for the first 6 months, will be spent at a local college studying towards an Aerospace Engineering degree. After the first 6 months, you will start placements within the Air Engineering business; a total of 6 x 5 month placements spanning a wide cross-section of engineering capabilities over the first 3 years. During this time, you will gather evidence towards a Level 4 Diploma in Engineering and Advanced manufacturing and continue to study towards your degree, by attending college 1 day per week. Your working week will be split 4 days per week in placement and 1 day per week at college. In years 4 and 5, you will start to specialise in a specific engineering discipline e.g. Aerodynamics, Systems Engineering, Support Engineering from a number of Air Engineering programmes e.g. Typhoon, US Programmes, Tempest, Hawk.


What Qualification Will You Get?


Level 2 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering

Level 4 Diploma in Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing

BEng (Hons) in Aerospace Engineering

Where you will study may vary depending upon the home site you have applied to.


How Will I Be Rewarded?


EDAS Aerospace Degree apprentices typically start on a salary of £24,139 per year, with increases throughout the scheme dependent upon performance and behaviours. You will also gain access to the Company pension and share saving schemes. 


Overview of Business Unit

The Air sector is a world leader in the aerospace industry with expertise that can be traced back to the very earliest days of aviation.

We design and build advanced training and combat aircraft; develop and work with the latest in cutting-edge technology; and provide support and maintenance for our customers across the world

By joining our 23,000-strong global workforce, you could directly contribute to some of our leading aircraft including the Eurofighter Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II or our next generation of aircraft, in the UK or at one of our international sites. Whether you’re providing direct support to our customers, ensuring our programmes run to time and cost or influencing the design and manufacture of our products, you’ll be completing work that counts.

We’re looking for people who are passionate about delivering excellence and supporting some of the world’s most significant aerospace organisations.

We believe in investing in our people and inspiring continual innovation in our business. Developing and using the latest technology to compete with the world’s best is at the heart of what we do.  

Providing world-class training, support and development to our people means we inspire the very best talent to achieve great things


Entry Requirements

5 GCSE’s A*-C or 9-4 (or equivalent) including Mathematics, English and Science/technical

96 UCAS Tariff Points (240 points old tariff) (or equivalent) including two STEM based subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).


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