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As part of the Software Engineering Apprentice – Graduate Level programme we are looking for people who understand the importance of communication, who are able to work well as part of a team and also on their own initiative. You will have the drive and commitment to work through difficult problems to find the right engineering solutions. You will study for completion of a BSc Honours in Software Development for Business on a day release basis whilst you are at work. You will gain the academic requirements for Incorporated Engineer as part of the way to gaining Chartered Engineer status
You must understand the importance of our customers and are ready to commit to working in the business, whilst also committing to a 4 year degree programme. You must be interested in IT and have a technical aptitude in software development, maybe gained through a hobby, designing an App/website or through programming. At the end of the programme, you will work as a highly qualified member of our Software community developing software for technically advanced avionics systems such as the radar for the Typhoon jet.
Learn to design high integrity software and to program in C++
Practice the full software lifecycle
Attain a BSc (Hons) Software Development for Business degree
You must have (as a minimum) the following qualifications:
5 Higher Grades (or equivalent): BBBBC
Preferably including Physics and Computing
Standard Grades (1-3) / National 5: (A-C) in English
(or equivalent qualifications to Highers / Standard Grades).
Note: This Apprenticeship assumes the candidate has very little software knowledge and is not suitable for candidates who already have a computing or software degree.
Other needs: Have a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in the UK
Successfully complete SC security clearance
Graduate Level Apprenticeship entry requirements are designed to recognise a candidate's skills and experience, as well as qualifications. If you do not have the formal qualifications listed this is not necessarily a barrier to entry, please get in touch to discuss this further