Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship Level 3 - Advanced (Level 3)

QinetiQ (Employer)

Wiltshire College and University Centre (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,000.00
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm
42 months (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
1 February 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

QinetiQ Mechanical Engineering discipline consists of around 300 engineers, scientists and technicians, working within three distinct Groups; Naval Architecture and Maritime Engineering, Stress, Structures and Advanced Products and Design and Fabrication skill groups.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Our teams at Boscombe down are involved in the design and modification of air platforms either to meet customer requirements or in support of trials.
The role is to be a multi-skilled technician in our EASA Pt.21G accredited manufacturing workshop.

The facilities include manual and CNC machining, sheet metal, welding, fabrication and painting.

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

Further information provided during the recuritment process.


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What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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Reality Check

Please be aware that this role is subject to both security & export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that you must hold full British citizenship and obtain the right to stay and work within the UK. Restrictions may also mean that any dual or previous nationalities held can affect the roles in which you can perform within QinetiQ.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade (Grade 5 or higher)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade (Grade 5 or higher)) Essential
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About the employer

QinetiQ is a world-renowned defence and security technology company. We're devoted to solving seemingly impossible problems and developing highly commercial products for customers across the globe.

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