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Learning & Development Apprentice Leonardo Mw

Looking for a great start to your career in technology, earning and learning on a professionally accredited, award-winning scheme? We are looking to recruit the experts of the future on our nationally recognised, award-winning Apprenticeship Programme.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 13 Mar 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (Shifts to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    4 years

  • Possible start date

    08 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Leonardo’s four-year Learning & Development Apprenticeship provides a wealth of learning and development opportunities whilst gaining a level three standard in Learning & Development with an opportunity to achieve a level five standard. You will work alongside our team of Learning & Development Professionals providing a support service to all areas of our UK Business.

You will learn how various business areas operate, gain technical learning & development knowledge development of a business and commercial understanding, an understanding of how learning & development support our business and develop a practical understanding of learning needs analysis, learning design, delivery and evaluation.  Later in the apprenticeship, you will learn how to engage with our business to provide advice and support, learning, coaching and guidance and to how to contribute to the development of a learning culture. There may also be opportunities for travel between the Company’s UK sites.

Role Description:

  • As an L&D Apprentice, you will be involved with identifying learning / training needs, designing / sourcing training and learning solutions, delivering and evaluating training, and working with stakeholders.  The role focus is often on the practical delivery of training for immediate and future learning needs. You will develop an understanding of our business context / culture and a good grounding across the whole training and learning cycles
  • The L&D Apprentice role supports the learning and development (L&D) function to contribute to, and influence, improved performance in the workplace at an individual, team and organisation level.  You will work alongside the Learning & Change Management Team and report to a Senior L&D Business Partner. You will also have the opportunity to work with Subject Matter Experts in different parts of the business

Practical Tasks:

The following list of tasks provides you with some examples of the work you will be involved in on a day-to-day basis that will support your development.

  • Designing E-Learning from scratch – your chance to be creative, design, develop and create a piece of e-Learning from start to finish
  • Evaluation – designing a feedback forms for learners to capture their thoughts from the day
  • Building summary reports of feedback
  • Produce promotional materials to increase the uptake of our on-line platforms such as Coursera
  • Work with the team on a monthly basis to complete a set of reports that highlight performance
  • Supporting the design of blended learning such as workshops, bite size modules and Team Days
  • Supporting training delivery
  • Participating in training delivery
  • Supporting Learning Plans

Responsibility Areas:

  • Development Programme
  • You will gather real work evidence on day-to-day tasks completed to highlight the key business competencies you have demonstrated.  You will be required to complete a Learning Journal of this evidence, demonstrating that you are developing into a well-rounded practitioner through on-the-job training and are gaining the essential practical skills needed to succeed

Your development programme will include the following elements.

  • Completion of a Learning Journal
  • Two separate Assessments
  • Completion of a Work Based Project
  • Completion of a Professional Discussion based on the Work Based Project, which will include a question and answer session
  • Commit to the successful completion of all your modules and assignments in support of the Apprenticeship standard(s) (Ref: ST0562 & ST0563)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Want continuous improvement
  • Develop customer focus
  • Able to work together
  • Demonstrate self-awareness and confidence
  • Can assimilate important information quickly
  • Can adapt quickly to changing circumstances
  • Can actively collaborate to identify needs, look for innovative solutions and get people working together

Desired qualifications

You must have (as a minimum) the following academic qualifications:

  • 2 x A Levels (A*-C) one of which must be English, maths or a Business related subject


  • An alternative Level 3 business related qualification


  • GCSE (Grade 4-9 / A*-C) in maths and English

Future prospects

Leonardo values people with a passion for technical analysis, judgement and problem-solving. We reward commitment with a competitive remuneration and flexible benefits package including:

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Annual incremental pay increases
  • 33 days holiday and flexible working arrangements
  • Pension scheme (Contributory)
  • Cycle to Work initiative
  • Custom Working Model - supporting health and wellbeing and Inclusion and Diversity

Things to consider

  • Please note that in order to apply for this opportunity you must be eligible for UK Security Clearance. Normally this is to the level of Security Check (typically known as “SC”) for our business
  • A career in the defence industry rewards over 162,000 people and generates a £22billion turnover. Come and be a part of a community and work with some of the most talented engineers in the UK on some of the most exciting projects around
  • Don’t delay - these roles attract high competition so apply now to avoid disappointment. When applying on HireVue please select Apprentice level 3 non STEM

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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About the employer

Leonardo is a world-class advanced engineering company, committed to delivering winning, cost-effective solutions in the aerospace, defence and security sectors.

Balancing our global reach with sustained investment in our UK centres of excellence, we are focused on responding to the needs of Government and on the opportunities for exports.

We recruit and develop talented and skilled people and share learning and models of best practice across the group. Our UK growth has resulted from the skills, energy and dedication of our people. By championing the importance of engineering in all generations, we aim to nurture the talent of tomorrow and help guarantee our future business prosperity.


Leonardo Mw



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leonardo MW Ltd


Recruitment Team 03339 993379

Learning & Development 

  • Leonardo prides itself on recruiting the very best. Our companies run flourishing graduate and apprentice schemes for some 400 people nationwide
  • We actively participate with other educational and engineering partners to help shape and develop the training and qualifications we offer to ensure that our future apprenticeship schemes continue to meet the expectation of our applicants and to match local and national standards
  • Boasting a current retention rate that has seen 95% of apprentices stay with our companies at the end of their schemes, Leonardo understands that the future of its high-tech business rests in the hands of the next generation of engineers

Learning & Deveoplement Practitioner Level 3 apprenticeship standard 

Apprenticeship standard

Learning and development practitioner

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 13 Mar 2022