Systems Engineering Degree Apprentice LEONARDO MW LTD

Leonardo offers a range of Apprenticeships from 2-4yrs. across a variety of STEM and business routes, offering paid training, coupled with on the job learning that enables you to gain practical skills, experience and knowledge that sets up the best start to your career.

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

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Closing date: 26 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (Shifts TBC)

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    41 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Grow your knowledge of an engineering business and what the role of a Systems Engineer is by being part of our Integrated Project Teams.
  • Develop practical skills in engineering and understanding key processes and technologies.
  • Support early careers activities - our apprentices have the opportunity to work as STEM ambassadors in schools, colleges and universities.
  • Design functional electronic systems from component level.
  • Ability to demonstrate awareness and understanding of basic health and safety principles both in the general workplace and specific to Systems Engineering

The training you will be getting

As a Systems Engineering Degree Apprentice you will spend the first 2 years of your 3.5-year programme rotating through different projects to learn about systems engineering, the engineering lifecycle and developing your practical engineering skills. In your third year, you will join a specialist team of systems engineers and work within our Integrated Project Teams. During your placements you will work with experienced engineers to design and test new and existing products, using your new skills to solve problems, generate new ideas and support the development of the next generation of EW products.

You will also attend university on a mixture of day and block day release to complete your Embedded Electronics & Systems Design Apprenticeship (ST0151) which includes a BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree. Through your work placements you will record learning activities and evidence to show your competency in set criteria and in your final placement you will complete a project that forms part of your degree.

Completion of the Apprenticeship will be recognised by the relevant Professional Engineering Institutions.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

This is a great opportunity to bring your talents and form an integral part of Leonardo’s future. We can help you develop your skills and offer great opportunities to develop and grow, so why not join us?

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills


A Level or equivalent Maths and Physics or BTEC (Grade 120 UCAS Points at A'Level) Essential

About the employer

Leonardo is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection, and sustainable ’smart’ solutions. We are a continually expanding company, offering exciting opportunities to talented individuals who want to work at the forefront of technology.




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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

Embedded electronic systems design and development engineer (degree)

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: 26 Jun 2024