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Systems Engineering Level 6 Higher Degree Apprenticeship MBDA UK LIMITED

Our Systems Engineers love to bring things together. Without the work that they do, our entire weapon system wouldn’t do what it needed to do, when it is needed most. This apprenticeship is a great opportunity to learn how weapon systems work and to understand how we take products from feasibility through to development and then service.

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

    Your contract will require you to work for 37 hours per week Monday - Friday with a flexible working scheme (working hours TBC).

    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

    VAC1000097125

  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Through this four year programme you’ll be building up knowledge and contributing to teams working on products at any stage of the product lifecycle - building up your knowledge to become a future team leader or technical specialist.

Each rotation within the function will last 6 months so you’ll get a great opportunity to truly understand how that team works. You will work in each of these functions:

  • Weapon systems
  • Algorithms & performance
  • Network communications
  • Command and control
  • Software engineering
  • Cyber
  • Trials
  • Weapon system simulation & experimentation

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

You will study for a BSc (Hons) in Digital and Technology Solutions at Weston College. From day one of joining, you’ll attend college 1 day per week of your working week and study will be face to face.

At the end of your apprenticeship, you will move into one of the departments within System Analysis or System Design Weapon Systems in a full time position.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Through this four-year programme you’ll be building up knowledge and contributing to teams working on products at any stage of the product lifecycle - building up your knowledge to become a future team leader or technical specialist. We’ll help you shape the career that you want.


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) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Dependent on role (Grade See MBDA Website) Desired

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

Golf Course Lane

Bristol

BS34 7QS

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Training

Training provider

WESTON COLLEGE OF FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION

Apprenticeship standard

Digital and technology solutions professional (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)


Employer's Application Instructions

1) Application Form 2) Online Test 3) Virtual Assessment day including Group Task and interview

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

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Feb 2023