V01922 - Painter Apprenticeship BAE SYSTEMS PLC

As a Painting Apprentice you will be working with tools and equipment that are used for the preparation of surfaces to enable specialised coatings to be applied.

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 to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000214930

  • Positions

    42 available

What you will do in your working day

As a painter your role could involve abrasive blasting, spray paint application, using state of the art equipment to conduct specialised activities or detailed work to support a final product inspection. You will also be trained in the application of state of the art acoustic and anechoic tiling and specialist casting techniques.

Specific activities could include:

The skills you learn will be used to develop your knowledge and gain experience in a wide range of specialised coatings.  Safe working practices and specific quality requirements for all the activities that are to be undertaken within the role of the painter will also be achieved. In addition to this, during your development, you would also be trained to a high standard in other decorative finishing’s.

The training you will be getting

  • Industrial coatings Applicator at Level 2

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, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs inc Maths, Science, English & Technology (Grade A*-C or 9-4 (or equivalent)) 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

1st Floor, Main Shipyard Offices

Barrow-in-Furness

LA14 1AF

Contact

Early Careers Recruitment Team

GART@baesystems.com

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Training

Training provider

BAE SYSTEMS PLC

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

Industrial coatings applicator

Level 2 (GCSE)

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