Defence Equipment & Support – Ministry of Defence

DE&S Engineering Management Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme

Earn while you learn!

You could have 3 years developing, with our full support, on the DE&SAdvanced Apprenticeship Scheme.

This is an amazing fully paid opportunity for you to become an engineer and have a great career with the Ministry of Defence, while also earning yourself a valuable HNC engineering qualification!

How to apply

Engineering management apprentice: Bristol 2019 (applications are due to open in the Autumn of 2018)

Engineering management apprentice: Plymouth 2019 (applications are due to open in the Autumn of 2018)

Apprentice pay rates

We will be paying you a total of almost £50,000 over your first 3 years with us on the Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme (if you went to university you could incur a debt of £40,000 so you could be at around £90,000 better off over 3 years!):

Year 1 pay £14,847

Year 2 pay £15,890

Year 3 pay £19,016

That’s a total of £49,753.

We offer you:

probably the most exciting engineering apprenticeship scheme in the UK; giving you the opportunity to work with a huge range of weapons and other defence equipment

massive investment in your training and development!

This engineering Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme takes you all the way through to an HNC Engineering qualification, and beyond, at our expense!

It’s more than a job, it’s an amazing career!

If you have 5 GCSE’s (Grade C or above / Grades 4 to 9) including maths, English, a science or engineering subject and 2 others) you could join this Ministry of Defence, Defence Equipment and Support Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme.

This scheme is the first exciting step in your engineering career with the Ministry of Defence.

MOD projects are fascinating, valuable, unique and sometimes highly classified.

A vital part of the Ministry of Defence (MOD) DE&S procures and maintains all the products and services that the UK’s armed forces need for current and future operations.

A DE&S apprenticeship is a 3 year development programme leading to an office based engineering management role supporting equipment and systems used by the Royal Air Force, Royal Navy and British Army. It enables you to earn while you learn, and provides the basis for a long and varied career.

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