BAE SYSTEMS PLC

Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship

Employer:

BAE SYSTEMS PLC

Training Provider:

National Apprenticeship Service

Wage Competitive salary
37.0 hours per week Full-time Monday to Friday. Hours TBC.
duration: 4 years
start: 30 September 2020
Crewe
Advanced(level 3)
Engineering Technician Level 3 (A level) (apprenticeship standard)
6 positions available
28 February 2020 (application closing date)
As a Maintenance Apprentice, you will be involved in fault finding, planned maintenance and operating the mechanical and electrical equipment used on our products, both within a modern manufacturing environment.

Responsibilities

As a Maintenance Apprentice, you will be involved in fault finding, planned maintenance and operating the mechanical and electrical equipment used on our products, both within a modern manufacturing environment. Other maintenance support roles arise within the function, such as planning, logistics and safety to manage the products through their expected service life.

What Does The Apprenticeship Involve:

  • Fault finding on energised systems - including low voltage electrical, hydraulics and pneumatics
  • PLC programming
  • Planned maintenance on mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Knowing, understanding and carrying out the basic operations of a machine in order to operate the machine safely and manage risk, set the machine, repair the machine using common fault finding techniques
  • Knowing, understanding and carrying out the correct use of measuring equipment
  • Knowing, understanding and carrying out the correct use of gauges and recording SPC data for quality purposes

Future Prospects

A great job after completion. Around 95% of our apprentices choose to stay with us and go on to have really successful careers. You can choose to go for promotion and progression or continue learning in the role you’ve moved into.

When you successfully complete your apprenticeship, we will help you to move into a suitable role, subject to the requirements of the business.

Reality Check

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

A BAE Systems Apprenticeship gives you a competitive salary while working towards a nationally recognised qualification, the support of an apprentice network, and the opportunity to work on cutting edge projects with people who are leaders in their field.

Please see the selection process below:

The process consists of five stages:

  • An online application
  • Online test
  • Application review
  • Competency interview or assessment centre
  • Medical and security checks

Depending on fulfilment of the requirements, the process can take until July/August to complete and final offers are made.

Skills Required

  • None specified

Qualities Required

  • We’re looking for enthusiastic people who are keen to learn and give an apprenticeship opportunity their all
  • Diversity strengthens our business and we encourage people from all walks of life to apply, regardless of gender or ethnicity
  • You don’t need to know everything about your chosen area of work – we’ll train you and give you the qualifications you need to progress in a career in your chosen field.  We only ask that you demonstrate interest, passion and commitment to what you want to do

Qualifications Required

  • 5 GCSEs grade A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including maths, English and Science/technical subject

Training Provided

Training Provider to be confirmed. 

The apprentice will be working towards a level 3 Apprenticeship Engineering Technician Standard. 

Whilst working full-time, you will be provided with off-the-job training delivered in dedicated in-house training facilities or at our partner colleges or universities.

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