What Does The Apprenticeship Involve?
To perform this role we will give you a 5 year training programme, which will give you the opportunity too understand the function (by working in different areas), the Submarines business and how Cost Estimating as part of the Commercial function fits into the Corporate strategic thinking.
Cost Estimating is unique in the breadth of experience and understanding it can offer people who choose to work in this exciting, critical business area.
As well as the Cost Estimating training and development you will also study for a Degree in Project Management.
You will need to have an understanding of every function within the business and appreciate and understand what they do, why they do it and the costs associated with what they do. To understand the costs of all material required in the Design, Build and Testing of the product and associated Risks and Opportunities.
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.
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.
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
Please see the selection process below:
The process consists of five stages:
- An online application
- Online Testing
- Video Interview
- Application review
- Qualification, Medical and security checks
The Apprentice recruitment window opened on the 1 November 2020 and remains open until 28 February 2021.
Depending on fulfilment of the requirements, the process can take until July/August to complete and final offers are made.
Security/ Export Control
Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.
Diversity & Inclusion
We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.
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.
5 GCSEs grade A*-C/4-9 (or equivalent) including Maths and English AND a minimum of 240/96 UCAS points, or equivalent (excluding UCAS points gained at AS level), to include Maths and one of the following subjects; Business-related (including Psychology and Law), IT, Engineering, Science, Numerate (excluding General Studies).
Training Provider to be confirmed.
Level 6 in Project Management.