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Rolls-Royce Engineering Degree Apprenticeship - Birmingham, UK ROLLS-ROYCE PLC

This is an opportunity to build invaluable engineering skills, work with our experts and study for a degree. You’ll gain experience that will enable you to choose where your interests lie so you can specialise when the programme comes to an end. It makes this a brilliant platform from which to launch a career as a Rolls-Royce engineer.

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

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Shifts will generally be 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday, but this will vary depending on your role and apprenticeship route.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    18 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • All the way through your apprenticeship, you'll work alongside engineering professionals
  • You'll gain a foundation in engineering principles, and go on to placements in different areas of the company
  • These last six months each, and allow you to develop a understanding of what working in that area means
  • For example, in the future, you could be a Design Engineer, Stress Engineer, Aerothermal Engineer, Research & Development Engineer, a Service Engineer or a Lifecycle Engineer, working on new and in-service products
  • We recruit Apprentices into a number of different areas. You'll enjoy on-and-off-the-job training and opportunities to progress

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

  • Exceptional career support from day one
  • Support towards a BEng Honours degree and other qualifications.
  • Apprenticeship standard - Aerospace Engineer Level 6 (Degree)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

If you successfully complete your apprenticeship you can continue into a long an successful career with Rolls-Royce or you will gain skills to support you in a number of roles.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent 2 other subjects (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any other subject (Grade C-Equate to 112 UCAS points) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Please see subject list on website for A-Level (Grade C) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Level 3 Engineering based extended diploma (Grade DMM -Equate to 112 UCAS points) Essential

Things to consider

5 GCSE's at Grade 4/C or above in Maths, English Language, Science and two other subjects. 3 A levels - 1 must be Maths at Grade C, 1 A level at Grade C (subject list on the Rolls-Royce advert) and 1 other A level in any subject at Grade C - Equate to 112 UCAS points OR Engineering based Btec Level 3 extended diploma at DMM- Equate 112 UCAS points

About the employer

At Rolls-Royce, we pioneer cutting-edge technologies to explore the possibilities of cleaner, safer, more competitive power. As a Manufacturing Engineering Degree Apprentice, you’ll get to work alongside world-class engineers as you help us work towards that goal. Our Manufacturing Engineers develop some of the most advanced manufacturing processes in the world. Turning our designs into reality, you’ll learn from engineers, customers, suppliers and operations specialists. Join us and you’ll be shaping the future, surrounded by experts who’ll help to inspire, challenge and support you to be yourself and at your best.




Derwent Building

Solihull Parkway

B37 7YP


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Aerospace engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through our website.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2023