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Engineering Technician

BAE Systems


Engineering Technician

BAE Systems

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£15,585 - £15,585 per year Glasgow Full-time (37 Hours) BAE Systems 28/02/2018 SCQF level 6/7 / SVQ level 3

Job overview

After completion, many apprentices stay with us and go on to have successful careers. In fact, much of our workforce started out as an apprentice - including some people who are in senior management positions. We’re a large and diverse company with lots of opportunities for progression.

As an apprentice Engineering Technician, you’ll spend four years gaining experience through a variety of engineering placements.

This role will commence in August 2018.

What might a typical day in this job look like?

The Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Programme is a combination of off-the-job training at a local college of further education, and on-the-job training across a variety of engineering functional disciplines.

Working towards both practical and academic targets, this competency based a programme takes up to four years to complete, building on your technical skills, knowledge and transferable skills.

You'll be joining our team of highly skilled and dedicated employees working across the Naval Ships business area - the team that designs and builds a full range of complex surface ships.

What will I learn?

A typical apprenticeship for this opportunity will see you gain the following qualifications:

• Year 1: SVQ Level 2 – Performing Engineering Operations, Core Skills/Key Skills/Functional Skills, Employment Rights & Responsibilities, HNC in Engineering Systems
• Year 2: HND – Engineering Systems, SVQ level 3 Engineering Technical Support
• Year 3: HND – Engineering Systems, SVQ level 3 Engineering Technical Support
• Year 4: SVQ Level 3 – Engineering Technical Support

What qualification or qualities are required?

Five National 5's at grade C or above including English, Maths and Physics (or equivalent) plus three Highers at grade C or above in English, Maths and a Science subject (or equivalent).

Applicants will also be expected to be medically fit as deemed necessary to perform the role, be eligible to work in the UK and be able to successfully achieve security clearance.

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