What will the apprentice be doing?
Engineering apprentices study towards a Level 4 HNC and HND in Mechanical Engineering at Oaklands College in Welwyn Garden City, and work within our business on rotational placements for 4 years. This way of studying allows you to earn academic and nationally recognised qualifications as well as gain hands on learning experience within a professional and friendly workplace.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Year one you will be at Oaklands College five days per week learning your basic skills.
Year two, three and four you will be on day release to college with your remaining time spent on placements in:
At the end of this programme you'll achieve a Level 4 HNC qualification in Mechanical Engineering.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Through regular one to ones, development plans and the use of Mentors, you will have the opportunity to shape your career within the organisation. We have many senior members in the organisation that started life as an MBDA apprentice.
This is a great opportunity to work with state of the art technologies which also opens up many opportunities for progression after your apprenticeship - such as: people manager, technical specialist, project manager, and beyond
Reality CheckPlease note that in order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance. What are the benefits for you? •Flexible working hours •25 days paid holiday plus public holidays. •5 days paid study days to prepare for exams, per year
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent dependent on role (Grade (Grade See MBDA Website)) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Dependant on role (Grade (Grade See MBDA Website)) Essential