Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship Level 6 Maritime Engineer - Degree (Level 6)

QinetiQ (Employer)

The University of Chichester (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,000.00
37.0 hours per week 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
4 years (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
Manufacturing engineer (apprenticeship standard)
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?

Our  teams consist of Naval Architects, Designers, Marine and Maritime Engineers and Hydrodynamicists with capability in all aspects of surface ship and submarine .  This Group has specialisms in hydrodynamic testing and SMERAS (Submarine Escape, Rescue, Abandonment and Survivability) but also encompasses many transversal capabilities in structures, CFD, data analysis, requirements generation, noise and vibration, safety cases, trials and control systems.

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

Apprenticeship title: Level 6 Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship length: 4 years (You will be released 1 day a week to visit the course provider)

Site: Haslar, Gosport

Training provider: The University of Chichester

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The role is to join the Maritime Engineering team working on programme activities including specialist undersea engineering, submarine escape and rescue, diving and life support systems and the hydrodynamic facilities at Haslar.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A* to C (5-9)) 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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