What will the apprentice be doing?
·For the first two years, you will complete two, one year long placements. Rotating different sites around the country, across the different business units experiencing the engineering lifecycle. You will be assigned to a program where you will work with and be supported to design and develop engineering solutions to meet the needs of our customers.
·You will then complete a further two, one year long placements to allow you to start building and consolidating your knowledge in your chosen area.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
As well as the knowledge gained through your business placements and as part of our commitment to nurture talent, you’ll complete a Postgraduate Engineer Apprenticeship ‘Management in an Engineering Context’ with our dedicated partner Cranfield University. The learning will be brought to you remotely and will support towards professional accreditation.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
A permanent position within Thales.
Reality CheckThe engineering subject areas to meet educations requirements are: • Software, Systems, Electronics, Mechanical or Aeronautical engineering • AI, Machine Learning and Cybernetics • Cyber Security (with systems engineering interest) or wider security • Mathematics • Computer or Data Science
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Creative, Initiative
Qualifications RequiredOther Bachelor's Degree a Engineering subject area (Grade 2:1) Essential