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Environmental Engineering Level 6 Higher Degree Apprenticeship MBDA UK LIMITED

Environmental Engineering apprentices work with our experienced professionals and world leading technical specialists in their field, to test our products and ensure that they can withstand the environments for where they will be used.

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

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Closing date: 17 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,000.00

    3K joining bonus plus annual increase of up to £4000 dependant on performance in placements and college. Flexible working hours, paid overtime, a comprehensive pension scheme, company bonus schemes and superb learning and development opportunities.

  • Working week

    Shifts are not required. Your contract will require you to work for 37 hours per week Monday - Friday with a flexible working scheme. Working pattern TBD.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000097114

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Environmental Engineering apprentices work with our experienced professionals to test our products and ensure that they can withstand the environments for where they will be used.

You'll witness, control and apply extreme climatic and mechanical environments, from simulating the extreme cold of artic conditions to the incredible temperatures induced by supersonic flight. From combined complex low pressure, high humidity and low temperature environments to multiple system 3D vibration simulation.

You'll work in the following areas during your apprenticeship:

  • Mechanical and Climatic Test
  • Structural test
  • Facility maintenance
  • Data acquisition and analysis
  • Project control  

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

Our Product design and development engineer (degree) apprenticeship within the Environmental Engineering Function, is a 4 year course where you will study towards a fully funded Bachelor’s degree in Product design and development engineering. You will study for this qualification on a minimum of one day release per week, at the University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield.

Study on this programme will be a blend of virtual and face to face.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Through regular one to ones, development plans and the use of Mentors, you will have the opportunity to shape your career within the organisation. We have many senior members in the organisation that started life as an MBDA apprentice.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent dependent on role (Grade See MBDA Website) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Dependant on role (Grade See MBDA Website) Essential

Things to consider

Please note that in order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.

About the employer

MBDA is the only company capable of designing and producing missile systems to meet the current and future needs of the armed forces over land, sea and air. Through our expertise, we have become a trusted partner to the Ministry of Defence and work closely with the military to ensure that they have the capability they need, in order to protect our freedoms

Employer

MBDA UK LIMITED

Address

Six Hills Way

Stevenage

Hertfordshire

SG1 2DA

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Training

Training provider

UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE

Apprenticeship standard

Product design and development engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)


Employer's Application Instructions

1) Application Form 2) Online Strengths Assessment 3) Assessment day with a range of individual and paired/group tasks as well as an Interview

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

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Feb 2023