V01936 - Logistics Operative Apprenticeship BAE SYSTEMS PLC

The role of a Logistics Apprentice within BAE Systems Submarines involves working with a variety of different areas of Material Management to ensure the vital supply of materials and services to support our various programs.

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Details to be confirmed at interview stage

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    6 available

What you will do in your working day

Logistics sits within the wider Supply Chain Function and focusses on the latter stages of the Procurement Process. Which includes the receipting, storage, maintenance and distribution of critical materials. 

The role is one ideally suited to enthusiastic individuals who enjoy working as part of a team and have excellent communication skills. It will also look to develop hands on experience, so Logistics specific training will be delivered whilst on scheme. Which will include Forklift Truck, Safe Handling and Transport training.

During your two-year apprenticeship you’ll be introduced to the company and begin a diverse mix of placements, that will offer a distinctive set of practical and technical skills in your chosen role.

These placements will provide you with a breadth of knowledge of the function, as well as giving you the opportunity to work alongside experts in the field. 

The role will involve working in a variety of our different Material Management teams, such as Warehousing, Transport and Material Delivery. Where you will be required to interact with various teams and stakeholders within the business to ensure the receipt, storing and delivery of items across our Barrow site. 

You will also undertake academic studies part time at college, studying towards a Level 2 Logistics relevant qualification. 

BAE Systems are committed to your personal development, as such, there will be plenty of opportunities to get involved with additional relevant training, coaching and activities to enrich your experience whilst on scheme and beyond. 

The training you will be getting

  • Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Level 2
  • How training will be delivered is to be confirmed

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


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.




BAE Systems

1st Floor, Main Shipyard Offices


LA14 1AF


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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

Supply chain warehouse operative

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: today