Bae Systems

Plumber Apprenticeship

Employer:

Bae Systems

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
Barrow-in-Furness
Advanced(level 3)
Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Level 3 (A level) (apprenticeship standard)
28 February 2020 (application closing date)
The role of a Plumber within BAE Systems Submarines involves all aspects of domestic plumbing and industrial gas work. You will be trained in all aspects of domestic and industrial plumbing, working with small to large bore pipework of different material and using different methods of connection (soldering, compression, mapress).

Responsibilities

The role of a Plumber within BAE Systems Submarines involves all aspects of domestic plumbing and industrial gas work. 

What does the Apprenticeship involve?

  • You will be trained in all aspects of domestic and industrial plumbing, working with small to large bore pipework of different material and using different methods of connection (soldering, compression, mapress)
  • As an Apprentice Plumber you will gain experience of working with industrial gasses such as oxygen, argon and co2 pipework. You will be trained in natural gas and LPG (Propane) to repair and service domestic and commercial appliances and systems, for example Domestic boilers, Industrial boilers, Air Handling Units and Humidifiers etc.
  • You will support the control of legionella, the test and repair of fire sprinkler systems and also be required to plan, design and source parts for small projects, carrying out all work in line with BAE systems safe system of work

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

Five GCSEs Grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including English, maths and Science/technical subject.

Training Provided

Training provider to be confirmed.

The apprentice will be working towards a Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Standard Level 3.

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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