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Engineering Apprenticeship (Level 4) - Stevenage

An Engineering Apprenticeship working in an open plan working environment with state of the art manufacturing facility and laboratories aimed at aiding your learning and development. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join an apprenticeship scheme that has developed winners of some of the most prestigious apprenticeship awards in the UK.

Engineering apprentices study towards a Level 4 HNC and HND in Mechanical Engineering at Oaklands College in Welwyn Garden City, and work within our business on rotational placements for 4 years. This way of studying allows you to earn academic and nationally recognised qualifications as well as gain hands on learning experience within a professional and friendly workplace.

Programme Structure

Year one you will be at Oaklands College five days per week learning your basic skills.

Year two, three and four you will be on day release to college with your remaining time spent on placements, typically lasting three to six months. Placements within the business include;

  • Mechanical Design
  • Manufacturing
  • Trials
  • Customer Support
  • Environmental engineering
  • Quality
  • Procurement
  • Drawing Office

Entry Criteria

This role has specific qualification level and subject criteria - please make sure you carefully check your eligibility against this criteria as we cannot consider applications from anyone that does not meet the following requirements:

5 x GCSE qualifications at Grade 4 or higher, to include Maths, English and a Science, technology or Engineering related subject.

In addition to:

96 UCAS points through A level qualifications, minimum C for each subject to include Maths PLUS another Science, Technology or Engineering related subject.


96 UCAS points through BTEC Level 3 in Engineering

All graduates, undergraduates and apprentices at MBDA are required to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to their respective role. Some roles, may be reserved for UK nationals and certain categories of information may be restricted to UK nationals also. To gain suitable clearance individuals will need to have lived in UK for up to 5 years dependent on the level of clearance required

Rewards and Benefits

You'll no doubt have seen all the information on our website about our comprehensive and customisable benefits package. 

MBDA is committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

Engineering Apprenticeship (Level 4) - Stevenage

Stevenage, UK
Higher Apprenticeship

Published on 21 Dec 2020

Deadline 15 Feb 2021