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Degree Apprenticeship - Aerospace Engineering - South West

  • Job reference: AP-071
  • Sector: Aerospace, Aviation, Defence, Security
  • Location: Bristol
  • Current salary If you do not wish to provide your salary please Input zero: Competitive
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Your career starts here

We’re SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business and we’re looking for bright thinkers like you. As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, our mission is to drive innovation that protects the environment and enhances the lives of people everywhere.

We’re already transforming aerospace design, solving tomorrow’s energy challenges, developing new technology for Smart Motorways, and through projects like Crossrail, improving life for millions of commuters. On our apprentice Programme, you’ll work on projects that make a difference from your first day!

What we can offer

Do you want to get paid for gaining a degree  apprenticeship qualification with on-the-job mentoring and learning? Would you enjoy solving problems and working with some of the best minds in engineering and design?  If the answer is ‘yes’, come and join Atkins as an apprentice and get your career off to the best start possible.

We are currently recruiting for a Aerospace (manufacturing) apprentice to join the Bristol office.

For this position we are recruiting in to the following business area – Aerospace, Defence, Security and Technology (ADS&T)

With Atkins, you’ll be joining a team who help to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas and by solving the engineering challenges of the future. Our apprentice programme will provide you with the foundations to maximise your full potential.

Could you be part of our future?

What you’ll be doing:

Apprentices will work with a variety of teams, join us and you can expect to be involved in a variety of projects covering areas such as:

• Aircraft Engineering
• Systems Engineering
• Submarine design support
• Human factors
• Project Management
• Safety and Supportability
• Supporting client meetings and assisting in building relationships 
• Shaping the future of the digital world

During your 5 year apprenticeship, no two days will be the same as you study and work with a variety of teams whilst developing the skills you need to enjoy a great future at Atkins. You will spend the first year at college full time and Years 2 to 5 will be one day a week at college with four days working in the office. You’ll study towards a level 6 BEng degree qualification, by completing an degree apprenticeship in Aerospace (manufacturing) engineering. Not only will you learn in the classroom, you’ll enjoy being part of the team as you will get involved with all kinds of projects and learn something new every day.


Who we’re looking for

Enthusiastic, inclusive and committed, you should be curious about the world around you and always want to learn more. To really succeed in the role, you will need to demonstrate that you have:


• At least 5 GCSEs including a B/6 in Mathematics, B/6 in Physics (triple science) and a C/4 in English Language
• 120 UCAS points from 3 A levels (one A level has to be within Maths at grade C or above and ideally the other A levels will be STEM related)
• The ability to work in a team, assisting with the planning, design and smooth running of a variety of projects
• Creativity and strong communication skills
• A forward-thinking mind and the drive to keep on learning and developing your skills and experience
• Reliable, practical and self-motivated qualities
• The ability to work across different locations on a variety of projects

What to do next

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Take a look at our early careers apprentice page to find out more about our programme, the business areas and listen to hints and tips on how to apply Click here

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Initial closing date: Friday 30th November NB: Some of our programmes are incredibly popular so to avoid disappointment (where some roles may close earlier) please make your application as soon as possible. Assessment centre dates: Dependent on location, assessment centres will be held from December 2018 onwards.


N.B. This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (or in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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