Thales UK Limited

2022 Hardware Engineering Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Thales UK Limited (Employer)

Bridgwater and Taunton College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £15,000.00
37.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 37 hours a week
4 years (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Engineering design and draughtsperson (apprenticeship standard)
4 January 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This exciting Hardware Apprentice role will develop your skills by designing and implementation of engineering solutions in accordance with programme and product requirements. Typical tasks will range from requirements management via the design and development cycle, to test, integration and validation of complex products and systems.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Design, implement and test engineering solutions in accordance with Thales procedures
  • Attendance at project reviews
  • Preparation of engineering specifications, interface control documents & test documentation
  • Deliver tasks on time and to the required quality
  • Work as a team-player asking for guidance and direction where necessary
  • Develop knowledge and skills within the engineering discipline
  • Effectively communicate engineering issues related to own tasks

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will be studying towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Engineering under the Engineering Design and Draughtsperson apprenticeship standard. You will be given one day per week in which to complete your studies with a local college. 

At the end of the programme you will have achieved a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering, as well as a Level 3 Apprenticeship qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A permanent position within Thales.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Creative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSES incl Maths+English (Grade Grade 9 - 4 (A-C)) Essential
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