Engineering Apprentice

Job Description

Job Title: Engineering Apprentice

Location: RAF Halton

Compensation: £16,000 + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Fixed term

Role ID: SF46519

Work for the world you want to live in.

Wouldn't you want to live in a world where people, populations and the planet thrive? Where technology protects rather than threatens. Where societies feel safe and secure. Where cities and continents feel part of one global community.

We're an international aerospace, defence and security company, with sites all-round the UK, that do loads of exciting and important things to make the world safer and more secure. We defend nations, save lives and protect communities around the globe.


In the civil sector, our highly trained pilots and medical staff provide aerial emergency medical services, aerial search and rescue operations and aerial firefighting missions, supported by our in-house engineering teams and operational control centres. In the defence sector, our skilled engineers, ground support staff and training instructors deliver military flying training, air station support and integrated engineering services to armies, navies and air forces in Europe.

All graduates in Aviation relocate every six months, so you need to be ready and willing to move throughout your programme.

Engineering Apprentice:

Becoming a qualified engineer, you will be receptive to all reasonable job instructions and ensure that all on-the-job learning is carried out in a responsible and appropriate manner. You will learn the use of specialist tools, machining and weld procedures whilst working on various tasks, including general fabrication and welding applications, general machining, fitting and assembly applications and using and communicating technical information.

Qualification you'll get:

NVQ Level II Engineering

What you'll need:

A minimum of three GCSE's grade 4 or above in Literacy, Maths and ICT or the equivalent.

- Be willing to learn in a hand's on environment.

- Be committed to the full term of the apprenticeship.

- Study of practical subjects whilst at school

- Be able to demonstrate some experience of a practical hobby or interest.

- Some commercial work experience in a garage or engineering environment.

- The ability to gain SC clearance

What you'll get:
Generous benefits including:
Very competitive starting salary
Fully funded qualifications up to degree level may be available
Personal development training and opportunities
Pension scheme with employee contributions matched up to 8% of salary
25 days holidays plus bank holidays
Flexible working (by local arrangement)
Discounted shopping and half-price cinema tickets
Cycle to work scheme

Babcock International

Work for the world you want to live in. Work to leave a positive legacy that is felt for generations. Work as one team, one Babcock and create a safe a secure world, together.

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate, and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at the interview.

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Closing date 09/09/2022

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Aerospace Engineering, Engineer, CSR, Apprentice, Engineering, Management, Entry Level