Qinetiq Limited

Weapons Engineer Apprentice Level 6 2022 - Degree (Level 6)

Qinetiq Limited (Employer)

The University of Warwick (Training Provider)

Annual wage £19,000.00
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
60 months (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
Electro-mechanical engineer (apprenticeship standard)
31 December 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Our teams at Fort Halstead are primarily involved in the evaluation and testing of weapon systems and explosive materials in order to ensure that systems are both safe and perform to the highest levels. Our work is unusual, but, absolutely critical to saving lives and protecting our sovereign nation.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

Our Gun Engineering specialists are looking for level 6 apprentices to join their team.

The team conducts assessments of the design, performance and safety and suitability for service of weapons and gun systems. This includes air, land and naval weapons covering missiles and artillery shell through to small-arms bullets. The team also undertake design studies and assessment of large and small calibre gun systems.

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

  • Graduate with a Beng in Electro-Mechanical Engineering
  • You will do a blended approach of time spent on site with our Gun Engineer specialists & the course provider
  • Block release 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will be offered a full time role as a Weapons Scientist based within our Gun Engineering team.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Biology/Chemistry/Physics (Grade Grade 5 (C) or higher) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 5 (C) or higher) Essential
GCSE or equivalent in a relevant subject (Grade Grade 5 (C) or higher) Essential
GCSE or equivalent in a relevant subject (Grade Grade 5 (C) or higher) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade Grade 5 (C) or higher) Essential
A Level or equivalent Biology/Chemistry/Physics (Grade Grade A or higher) Essential
A Level or equivalent in a relevant subject (Grade Grade A or higher) Essential
A Level or equivalent Mathematics (Grade Grade A or higher) Essential
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