Qinetiq Limited

Ordnance, Munitions and Explosives (OME) Technician Apprenticeship Level 4 - Higher (Level 4)

Qinetiq Limited (Employer)

University of Wales: Trinity Saint David (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,000.00
37.0 hours per week 9.00am - 5.30 pm
2 years (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
2 positions available
31 December 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An exciting opportunity to join a high-performing team of Explosives Engineers, who are responsible for delivering the safe and efficient operation of all of QinetiQ’s ammunition, explosives and firearms facilities across the UK and the effective management of the extensive Ordnance Munitions and Explosives inventory.


What will the apprentice be doing?

The OME Technician will be expected to be self-driven and proactively seek continuous professional development throughout their career.  This apprenticeship is designed to prepare successful apprentices to meet the requirements for registration as an Ordnance Munitions and Explosives Technician with the Institute of Explosives Engineers.

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

Apprenticeship title: Level 4 OME Apprenticeship

Site: Fort Halstead

Training provider: Trinity St David, University of Swansea


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Successful candidate will work at Fort Halstead as an OME Technician, responsible for supporting the operation of on-site Ammunition, firearms and explosives facilities and management of the OME inventory.

Skills Required

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

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths, English Language, Science and 2 others (Grade A*-C/5-9) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths, Science OR Engineering (Grade C's or above) Essential
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