GE Aviation Engineering Degree Apprentice GE AVIATION SYSTEMS LIMITED

This IET Approved Scheme is for people with passion for technology & dedication to technical excellence. You will study for an Bachelors(Hons) Degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering, whilst gaining work experience on Avionics projects and accelerating your career through challenging opportunities and Continuous Professional Development.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Anniversary increases each year on successful completion of performance requirements, plus additional cost of living increase each April.

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 08.00 - 16.30 Friday 08.00 - 13.00

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    12 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will help solve the global challenge of how the world flies sustainably. Do work real work with a real purpose.
  • You will be a part of a global workforce of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, ideas, and experiences where everyone feels supported and respected.
  • You will learn from the best minds who also want to learn from you.
  • You will Earn merit-based rewards and incentives.
  • You will have opportunities for continuous learning and development.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Embedded electronic systems design and development engineer (degree) level 6
  • You will study for a BEng (Hons) Degree in Electronic & Computer Engineering through day release
  • You will complete a Level 2 NVQ in Performing Engineering Operations
  • You will gain Professional Registration as IET Engineering Technician (EngTech)
  • You will complete 6-month rotations in Live Avionics engineering teams to gain skills and experience in Years 2 - 4
  • You will complete a longer rotation, within a specific engineering discipline, to continue experience depth in Year 5
  • You will get training to improve your Professional Development Skills, including collaboration and leadership skills, presentations and business insight
  • You will completet a GE Team Development Award Scheme
  • You will get support from Technical, Academic and Pastoral Mentors
  • There will be numerous opportunities to participate in STEM outreach activities, local schools' engagement, the GE Apprentice network and various external events such as the Cheltenham Science Festival, Imagineering Shows (such as Farnborough and Royal International Air Tattoo), RETHINK (to promote & strengthen Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and a sense of Belonging within STEM)
  • You will get Lean training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Position as Systems, Software or Hardware Engineer developing Aircraft Systems
  • Optional progression to a Level 7 Masters Degree Apprentices

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative


A Level or equivalent Maths, Physics, plus one additional STEM (Grade B,B,C) Essential

Things to consider

You will also need to demonstrate: • Commitment to Personal Development and Community Volunteering • Dedication to a career in technology and a genuine passion for engineering • Pro-activity, initiative and enthusiasm • A genuine interest in, and experience of, working with people

About the employer

GE (NYSE:GE) rises to the challenge of building a world that works. For more than 125 years, GE has invented the future of industry, and today the company’s dedicated team, leading technology, and global reach and capabilities help the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE’s people are diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest level of integrity and focus to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for its customers.




Cheltenham Road

Bishops Cleeve


GL52 8SF

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Embedded electronic systems design and development engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

As part of our recruitment process, you will be required to submit an initial CV application – please use this as an opportunity to let us know what makes you stand out and why you are passionate about Engineering and/or Aviation! After this, you may be invited to video interview and then to assessment centre. Our recruitment team will be in touch with you at every stage to keep you updated throughout. Please ensure your CV includes all existing, and pending, qualifications.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Mar 2023