Get a step ahead

If you’re not sure whether an apprenticeship or university is the right next step for you, then take a look at our degree apprenticeships – the perfect mix of both worlds. You’ll combine your studies with hands-on, real-world work, gaining invaluable skills working on pioneering projects, turbo-charging your experience, and getting a full honours degree upon completion. We fund your tuition fees and pay you a competitive salary. You’ll play a vital role in our purpose, helping protect those that protect us all.
We offer apprenticeships that lead to degrees in Aerospace Engineering, Management, Nuclear Engineering, Project Management, Software Engineering, Information Management, Sustainability, and more.

What you can expect

  • On-the-job training and mentoring from our experienced professionals and at our in-house training facilities and partners colleges/universities
  • A competitive salary, generous leave and benefits including share schemes, discounts, and a pension. We take wellbeing seriously too, so we’ll help you get the work/life balance that’s right for you
  • Experience and insight that come from working on real-life projects
  • A chance to learn new skills and knowledge working on some of the world’s leading technologies and cutting-edge innovations

Explore our degree apprenticeships

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The application process

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