V01888 - Software Engineering Degree Apprenticeship BAE SYSTEMS PLC

A Software Engineering Degree apprenticeship involves working alongside experienced and outstanding software engineers. It combines spending typically two days a week at University, where you will acquire an Honours Degree, with time working on real projects, enhancing the skills necessary to develop a long career in the industry.

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

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    Competitive

    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    We offer a competitive salary with annual increases throughout the apprenticeship and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and Share Incentive plan.

  • Working week

    Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000213749

  • Positions

    14 available

What you will do in your working day

Through this combination of academic study and real work experience, you will become a software engineer capable of writing requirements, designs, software code and tests. The work placement element of the course involves a wide range of activities for example: developing and testing aircraft displays, producing ground based equipment or the latest training simulators.

The training you will be getting

BSc (Hons) in Aerospace Software Engineering or Computer Science.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Around 95% of apprentices choose to stay on with us. And as a global business there are a world of opportunities – whether you decide to stay in the UK, or explore an overseas role.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Creative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs Including Mathematics, Science and English (Grade A*-C or 9-4 (or equivalent)) Essential
Other two STEM based subjects (Grade 96 UCAS Tariff points) Essential

About the employer

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 93,000 people in around 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

Employer

BAE SYSTEMS PLC

Address

BAE Systems

Academy for Skills and Knowledge

Enterprise Zone

BB2 7FT

Contact

Early Careers Recruitment Team

GART@baesystems.com

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Training

Training provider

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL LANCASHIRE

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:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Aerospace software engineer

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Demonstrating experience

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


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2024