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2023 Systems Engineering Apprentice THALES UK LIMITED

The role will develop your engineering skills to become a confident, positive and flexible engineer with well-honed technical knowledge gained from the academic commitments, supporting the team to deliver systems and equipment solutions to deadlines and within budget.

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

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Closing date: 16 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,000.00

    there will also be a yearly performance pay review

  • Working week

    Flexible working, Monday - Friday, 37 hours per week. Times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000101848

  • Positions

    9 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Systems Engineering Apprentice you will develop the key skills and experience in the following:

  • Develop an understanding of the required behaviours and codes of practice of a professional engineer
  • Understanding complex systems by working on different roles and tasks on on-going projects
  • Familiarity with the Systems Engineering Lifecycle and activities
  • Familiarity with System Engineering tools and methods for requirements capture, requirements management and system design
  • An understanding of systems test activities including Integration, Validation, Verification and Qualification (IVVQ) and the associated processes and tools
  • A methodical and structured approach to problem investigation

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

As a Systems Engineering Apprentice you will be enrolled onto the Level 6 Embedded Electronic Systems Design and Development Engineering standard. In Year 1 you will attend college 2 days per week to achieve an HNC in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. In year 2 and Year 3 you will attend 1 day per week to achieve an HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. In Year 4 you will attend Portsmouth University 1-2 days per week to top up to a BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Upon completion of the degree you will go through an End Point Assessment upon which you will achieve the Level 6 apprenticeship. For the duration of this 4 year programme you will combine university studies with practical application, working within our system function in Crawley.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will become a system engineer within the system function.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 incl. Maths & English (Grade 5-9/A*-C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths and a further STEM subject (Grade Min 2 A Levels Grades A-C) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Level 3 Extended Diploma Maths and a STEM (Grade MMM) Essential

About the employer

Together, we create the ingenious technological systems and innovations that impact and improve people's lives every single day. Even if you haven't heard the name Thales before, you've definitely benefited from our inventiveness. We reinvest 20% of our sales in Research & Development in the UK. Together we supply invention across 5 core areas: Aerospace, Space, Transportation, Defence and Security.

Employer

THALES UK LIMITED

Address

Manor Royal

RH10 9HA

Contact

suppearlycar@uk.thalesgroup.com

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Training

Training provider

EAST SURREY COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Embedded electronic systems design and development engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)


Employer's Application Instructions

Online Application, Online assessment, Virtual assessment centre which includes an interview and 2 group activities

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

Apply now

Closing date: 16 Jan 2023