BAE Systems

Degree Apprentice-Submarines-Engineer-Barrow

Role Profile

The Engineering Degree Apprenticeship offers a wide and exciting variety of opportunities in a broad spectrum of Engineering disciplines. These varied disciplines will provide you with the opportunity to engage in a range of design and test activities, from detailed requirements and performance analysis, generation of test procedures and reviewing of evidence, to writing technical specifications and contributing to the ongoing development and qualification of vital submarine structures, systems and equipment.

What Does The Apprenticeship Involve?

During your Engineering Degree apprenticeship you will be given visibility of a range of engineering disciplines in which a personal development plan will be created for your learning and development needs associated with your role. This includes bespoke technical training along with engineering placements around the business. The following discipline specific apprenticeship roles are currently available and are supported by an associated level 6 degree apprenticeship:

  • Systems
  • Electrical
  • Instrumentation Calibration
  • Naval Architecture
  • Materials

What Qualification Will You Get?

Product Design and Development Engineer [Level 6]

How Will You Be Rewarded?

We offer competitive salaries and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and share saving scheme. 

Entry Requirements

  • Five GCSEs grade A*-C/4-9 (or equivalent) including Math's, English and Science/technical subject AND 240/96 UCAS points or equivalent (excluding UCAS points gained at AS level) to include Math's plus one other STEM subject (excluding General Studies).

Overview of Business Unit

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.
Today we are the prime contractor in the Astute programme and the UK’s only designer and builder of nuclear powered submarines – one of the world’s most complex engineering challenges. The first four submarines in the class are now in service with the Royal Navy and the final three Astute class submarines are at various stages of construction at the Barrow site.
We are also the industrial lead for the Dreadnought programme, the Royal Navy’s next generation of nuclear deterrent submarines.

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.

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