Defence Equipment & Support – Ministry of Defence

Engineering Management Degree Apprenticeship Scheme

A World-class engineering apprenticeship opportunity!

If you have the commitment, you could get paid to get your degree - and also get a great career in engineering management within the Ministry of Defence, Defence Equipment and Support!

Supporting the Royal Navy with their fleet of submarines, through the Nuclear Submarine and Strategic Weapons Degree Apprenticeship Scheme.


Providing battle winning weapons systems to the UK armed forces, through the Weapons, Ordnance, Munitions and Explosives Degree Apprenticeship Scheme.


Assisting in the support and design of the UK services fixed and rotary wing aircraft.

Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) is a bespoke trading entity, an arm’s length body of the Ministry of Defence (MOD). Employing around 12,500 people and with a budget of £14 billion, DE&S plays a vital role in maintaining military operational capability by acquiring and supporting a wide range of world class equipment and services

Successful applicants will undertake a comprehensive framework of practical and academic training, including a foundation degree or full degree for individuals with the greatest potential. Apprentices will also complete a number of work based training placements and defence specific nuclear, aero or weapons training at various locations within the UK; while completing relevant vocational qualifications in preparation for engineering roles within the MOD Current and Future Submarine, Air or Weapons Programme.

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