V01929 - Rigger Apprenticeship BAE SYSTEMS PLC

The Engineering Rigger Advanced Apprenticeship encompasses the lifting, moving and positioning of loads during engineering construction projects.

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

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000214989

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

It involves, but is not limited to, the detailed planning and control of all the elements required to successfully and safely execute and complete the lifting, moving and positioning operation.

Riggers are responsible for safely moving loads using static and mobile moving and lifting equipment and accessories.

Specific activities could include:

The moving and lifting equipment is diverse and can include specialist equipment such as skids and rollers as well as numerous types of winches, hoists and cranes of various sizes and design.

Riggers must be able to work autonomously and as part of a team ensuring compliance with health, safety and environmental processes and procedures, this can involve working with other Engineering occupations such as Maintenance Technicians, Platers, Pipefitters and Welders. 

The training you will be getting

•    Level 3 Engineering Construction Erector Rigger Apprenticeship Certificate 
•    Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Construction Lifting, Positioning and Installing Structures, Plant and   Equipment (RQF) – Rigging
•    Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English (If not previously achieved) 

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 Including Mathematics, Science and English (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

The Old Iron Foundry, PP204

The Parade, HM Naval Base

PO1 3NB

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

Engineering construction erector rigger

Level 3 (A level)

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