Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship Level 6 - Environmental Trials Technician - Degree (Level 6)

QinetiQ (Employer)

University of Wales: Trinity Saint David (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,000.00
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm
5 years (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
1 February 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The 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?

The teams at Shoeburyness are focused on the Environmental Test Centre (ETC).

Our UKAS accredited ETC offers an entire suite of environmental testing of munitions for Land, Sea & Air, ranging across Dynamic Testing (Impact, Vibration and Drop), Climatic Testing (Hot and Cold environments, Immersion, Spray and sand conditions) and Radiographic Imagery. Outside of the UKAS accredited testing we also provide CT Scanning and Sectioning facilities.

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, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4 (C) or higher) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade Grade 4 (C) or higher) Essential
A Level or equivalent Biology/Chemistry/Physics (Grade Grade C or higher) Essential
A Level or equivalent Mathematics (Grade Grade C 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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