What will the apprentice be doing?
Develop an understanding of the required behaviours and codes of practice of a professional engineer. To understand complex systems by working on different roles and tasks on on-going projects. Familiarity with the Systems Engineering Lifecycle and activities. understand System Engineering tools and methods for requirements capture, requirements management and system design. An understanding of systems test activities including Integration, Validation, Verification & Qualification.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
As a Systems Engineer Apprentice you will be studying towards a degree in Embedded Electronics Systems and Design Development Engineer, following the Engineering pathway. For the duration of this 4 year programme you will combine university studies with practical application, working within our system function in Crawley.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
System Engineer role within the System function
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including English and Maths (Grade A-C (9-4)) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A levels incl. Maths & 1 further STEM subject (Grade BBC) Essential