As an apprentice engineer at AEUK you will be helping our teams from your very first day delivering exciting and cutting edge technical developments in support of UK national defence. You will be supported with the necessary training to provide you with the skills and experience to become a future technical leader and Chartered Engineer.
Closing date: 03 Apr 2024
The salary for our apprenticeship scheme is determined by level. Starting salary for Levels 2-3 is £16,000 and Levels 4+ is £18,500. All apprentices receive a 2nd year salary increase.
Total hours per week: 37
Possible start date
03 Sep 2024
25 Jan 2024
Level 6 (Degree with honours)
What you will do in your working day
Under the supervision of highly skilled scientists you will become competent in the following:
- Signal processing, analysis of large and complex datasets, machine learning, data visualisation and software coding
- Modelling naval platforms and numerical simulation of system performance and physical phenomena
- Aspects of naval platform design
- Conduct of laboratory experiments and sometimes testing systems at-sea
- A logical approach to problem solving and appreciation of scientific method
- Working collaboratively with specialists from a variety of disciplines
- Communicating technical findings and concepts to colleagues and customers
You may be asked to undertake tasks which requires you to develop knowledge across multiple disciplines so that you are able to play a key role in the integration and testing of our world leading products.
The training you will be getting
Upon completion of your apprenticeship you will obtain a Manufacturing engineer Level 6 qualification (or equivalent) with Bournemouth and Poole College through day release once a week.
We also offer the opportunity to complete further qualifications should you want to continue your studies.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
In any of these roles you will be supported with the necessary training and development to provide you with the skills and experience to become a future technical leader and Chartered Engineer. You can help drive forward AEUK’s exciting engineering product development and contribute directly to UK national defence.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade C) Desired
A Level or equivalent Physics (Grade Grade C) Desired
A Level or equivalent Product Design (Grade Grade C) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Engineering (Grade Grade Pass) Desired
About the employer
BOURNEMOUTH AND POOLE COLLEGE, THE
Adjustments for experience
You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Manufacturing engineer (degree)
Level 6 (Degree with honours)
If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications
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