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Business Apprentice



Business Apprentice


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£17,000 per year Edinburgh Full-time (37 Hours) Leonardo 13/03/2019 SCQF level 6/7

Job overview

Leonardo’s two-year Business Apprenticeship scheme provides a variety of experiences through placements in business-related disciplines, working on real projects alongside specialists in the world of business. Placements you may cover include Commercial, Finance, Procurement, Manufacturing & Supply Chain, Project Planning, Bid Management and Sales & Marketing. The final positions will be in our Project Support Group within the Radar and Advanced Targeting Sector in Edinburgh.

What will I learn?

During your apprenticeship, you will complete the Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Business and required Core Skills on a day release basis, as well as undertake the Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) Level 3 in business and administration.

Year 1:
Through a series of rotational placements you will gather real work evidence such as reflective accounts which describe day-to-day tasks you have completed and highlight the key business competencies demonstrated. The SVQ will require you to gather this evidence which demonstrates your development into a well-rounded business person through on-the-job training, gaining the essential practical skills needed to succeed.

Year 2:
Following completion of several placements, you will enter a final placement, becoming more focused on one particular discipline. This targeted learning allows you to build on your skills and knowledge and develop into a valuable member of the department.

What qualification or qualities are required?

You must have (as a minimum) the following academic qualifications:
• 2 Higher Grades:
• Mandatory: (A-C) Mathematics OR (A-C) English
• Mandatory: (A-C) Business subject (examples; Business Studies, Project/Business Management, Finance, Accounts etc.)
• 2 Standard Grades / National 5:
• Mandatory: (1-2) English and Maths
(or equivalent qualifications to Highers/Standard Grades).

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