JOB DETAIL

Closing Date:
24/03/2023

This vacancy may close at any time, if this role is of interest to you we recommend you apply as soon as possible.

The Opportunity

Leonardo offers a range of Apprenticeships from 2-4yrs. across a variety of STEM and business routes, offering paid training, coupled with on the job learning that enables you to gain practical skills, experience and knowledge that sets up the best start to your career.

Whether leaving School or College with GCSEs/Standards, A ‘Levels/Highers (or equivalent) or in work and looking for a new career path, you are fully supported as you rotate within the business working on real-time projects alongside highly skilled professionals who are passionate about their work.

As you would expect from a globally renowned Company, we offer competitive entry salaries from £14,000 to £20,500pa and fully support your academic learning through to qualifications, so there is no need to get into debt. We support helping you settle into your new location ensuring you are familiar with the team and have a warm welcome from day 1. There is a member of our Apprentice team at each site, helping you progress, ensuring your study time is protected, enabling access to digital learning as well as opportunities to get involved with the local community and STEM projects, enhance many aspects of each programme.

Leonardo values people that look to always develop throughout their career and along with an eager willingness to learn, a successful apprenticeship with us involves a drive to deliver results, sometimes from your own initiative, a patience for problem solving, as well as a need to comply with safety instructions and clear process compliance at all times. We view commitment to programme and learning objectives very highly.

Leonardo is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection, and sustainable ’smart’ solutions. We are a continually expanding company, offering exciting opportunities to talented individuals who want to work at the forefront of technology. We hope that is you and look forward to you joining the team!

What you will do

Years 1 and 2:
During your first year you will spend time at college completing a Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, the foundation qualification of your apprenticeship. Upon completion, you will return to Leonardo to start your three-month rotational placements, while keeping a log of all the work you complete which will then be used towards your apprenticeship. During your second year you will attend college on a day release basis to complete a Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, the knowledge qualification of your apprenticeship and continue with your rotational placements.

Years 3 and 4:
In your 3rd year you will continue to rotate around different departments, gaining further knowledge of the company and developing your engineering skills. Your 3rd year will also see you through the workplace portfolio phase of your level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, the competence qualification of your apprenticeship. For your final year, you will complete the End Point Assessment for your apprenticeship and be selected through a combination of interview and academic/vocational progress to focus your development in a final work placement that lasts for the remainder of the apprenticeship

Commit to the successful completion of all your academic modules and assignments in support of the Apprenticeship standard (Ref: ST0457).

What we are looking for

Mandatory

Please note that in order to apply for this opportunity you must be eligible for UK Security Clearance. Normally this is to the level of Security Check (typically known as “SC”) for our business.

You must have (as a minimum) the following academic qualifications:

5 x GCSE grades 4 - 9 or grades A*- C or equivalent (e.g. Functional Skills Level 2), to include English, Maths and Science

How will we support you?

Leonardo values people with a passion for technical analysis, judgement and problem-solving. We reward commitment with a competitive remuneration and flexible benefits package including:

Competitive starting salary
Annual incremental pay increases
33 days holiday and flexible working arrangements
Pension scheme (Contributory)
Cycle to Work initiative
Custom Working Model – supporting health and wellbeing and Inclusion and Diversity

What are you waiting for?

A career in the defence industry rewards over 162,000 people and generates a £22billion turnover. Come and be a part of a community and work with some of the most talented engineers in the UK on some of the most exciting projects around. We recruit on a rolling basis so don’t delay – these roles attract high competition so APPLY NOW to avoid disappointment.

Life at Leonardo

Discover life at Leonardo – a company for extraordinary people

Our UK locations

We have offices around the UK, including Basildon, Bristol, Edinburgh, Lincoln, Luton, Southampton and Yeovil

Committed to Inclusion

We are committed to creating a working environment that is designed to provide everyone with the opportunity to succeed.


JOB INFORMATION
Job Location : Luton
Company : Leonardo
Position : Technical Apprentice
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Contact : Luton Leonardo Contact Number


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