Aircraft Maintenance Technician Apprentice job

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Aircraft Maintenance Technician Apprentice
  • £12,500.00 annum
  • Apprenticeships
  • Posted: 8 months ago
  • Grimsby, UK
  • 10 vacancies
  • Expires on: 21-02-2020
Job Description

Role: Aircraft Maintenance Technician Apprentice

Location: Humberside

Salary: £12,500


Role Profile

The Aircraft Maintenance Technician apprenticeship takes 2 years to complete and is designed to train the next generation of Aircraft Maintenance Engineers. It provides a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approved course. Year 1 is based at the Academy on Humberside Airport where you will complete the EASA Category ‘A’ modules including classroom time, workshop time and on-aircraft simulated Maintenance tasks. Year 2 will be at either front line RAF Base or BAE Systems location in one of the following areas:

Part 145 – Maintenance on ‘live’ aircraft including the fitting/removal of components (e.g. from a seal to engine), fault diagnosis and testing of systems (e.g. Radar or Flying Controls).

Part M – Supporting the maintenance including but not limited to Resolving Engineering Problems, Fleet Planning, Scheduling Maintenance and Work Packages, Technical Information Management.

 What Does The Apprenticeship Involve?

This apprenticeship will train you to work in the aerospace maintenance sector, covering:

Year 1

EASA Modules:

  • M1 – Mathematics
  • M2 – Physics
  • M3 – Electrical Fundamentals
  • M5 – Digital techniques
  • M6 – Materials and Hardware
  • M7 – Maintenance Practices
  • M8 – Basic Aerodynamics
  • M9 – Human Factors
  • M10 – Aviation Legislation
  • M11 – Turbines, Structures and Systems
  • M15 – Gas Turbine Engines
  • M17 – Propellers

Military Specific Modules:

  • AAES – Aircraft Assisted Emergency Systems
  • Military legislation
  • Military additions


Year 2

Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance (covering avionics/electrical and mechanical systems) or;

Diploma in Technical Services (or equivalent)

 What Qualification Will You Get?

You will achieve the EASA Cat A approved course with associated module certificates and during year 2 you will develop your on the job training with an NVQ / Diploma awarded by City and Guilds.

How Will I Be Rewarded?

Aircraft Maintenance Technician apprentices for aircraft maintenance typically start on a salary of £12,500 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.

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade A*-C/4-9 (or equivalent) including Mathematics, English Language and Science (preferably Physics).

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

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.

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