Engineering Apprenticeship - Stevenage


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  • Advanced Apprenticeship
  • Engineering
  • Aviation & Aeronautics

Description of the job
Airbus Defence and Space offers the opportunity to embark on an exciting Engineering Apprenticeship within the space sector specifically focusing on the manufacture of satellites at our Stevenage site.

The first year of the Apprenticeship will be spent full time at a college local to the respective site you have applied for and will encompass both academic and practical training elements in a variety of topics including Computer Aided Design, Manufacturing, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.

On successful completion of the first year at college, you will have achieved the Performing Engineering Operations (PEO) and BTEC National in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Qualifications.

The final two years of the scheme will be spent undertaking various rotations across the business whilst concurrently completing a day release course at college working towards achieving an NVQ Level 3 and a HNC in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.

Through onsite placements you will cover many disciplines ranging from design, manufacturing and Assembly, Integration and Test (AIT) to Engineering, Quality Assurance and Cost Engineering. There are currently 32 placement opportunities across the business.

Placements opportunities can include:
¤ Satellite Mechanical Engineering ¤ Electrical Test ¤ Mechanical Engineering Structures and many more.

To apply, you must have or be predicted at least 5 GCSE's with a Grade B or 6 in Maths and a Grade C or 4 in English and a Science.
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You will demonstrate a passion for Engineering either through hobbies or your educational choices. For example, if you have been involved with an Engineering club at school, if you are a member of a society or you simply enjoy fixing things either from a mechanical or electrical perspective.

Please include a cover letter in your application to demonstrate your interest in engineering and motivation for a career within the Space Industry.

The successful candidate will be subject to UK National Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.

Please note the closing date for applications to this position is 9th March 2018.

Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. If you wish to discuss this further please contact via email Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.
Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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