"BAE Systems is a Company with great ambitions and nurturing a high calibre workforce is vital to our future. We remain committed to developing the skills needed in our sector and our apprentices enjoy not only high quality training but real hands-on experience developing, building and supporting the cutting-edge products that will safeguard our national security in years to come."
Nigel Whitehead, Group Managing Director, Programmes and Support
Twenty-year-old Blossom Hill joined BAE Systems, Military Air and Information business as an apprentice and this year won the UK Apprentice of the Year award.
Twenty-year-old Tom Beswick joined BAE System’s Land UK business in Radway Green, as a mechanical apprentice.
Twenty-three-year-old Christina Dines joined BAE Systems, Electronic Systems as a Hardware Technician.
Twenty-six year old Ben Williams joined BAE Systems’ Maritime Services business in Portsmouth as an Engineering Technician Apprentice.
21 year old Bradley Smith from BAE Systems Land UK business has been awarded the prestigious BAE Systems Apprentice of the Year award as well as Craft Electrical Apprentice of the Year.
Joanne Sharples is a Project Control Foundation Scheme apprentice from BAE Systems' Military Air and Information business who was named Higher Apprentice of the Year at this years' SEMTA awards.
20 year-old Katie Shepherd, Engineering Technician Apprentice is in the third year of a four-year apprenticeship scheme.
18 year-old Matthew Tetlow joined joined BAE Systems' Military Air and Information business in September. Matthew joined as part of the first cohort on the new engineering degree appreniceship scheme (EDAS), part of the government's new Trailblazer standards announced in early 2015.