Become a technical expert

Get hands-on experience and training that will equip you with the skills and knowledge to kick start your career. To help protect those that protect us, we make products that are relied upon by our armed forces, day in, day out. Join us as an intermediate apprentice and you’ll be playing a vital role in the manufacture of those products, making a difference and having worldwide impact.
Join us and become a technical expert in a discipline like welding, painting, or scaffolding. We'll fund your qualifications and give you all the support and guidance you need. You’ll find meaningful, rewarding work as part of a collaborative and supportive team, with endless opportunities for career progression. We take pride in providing first-class training, coaching, and lifelong development to everyone in our team.

What you can expect

  • From day one you'll get the experience and insight from working on real-life projects
  • In return we’ll reward you with 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.
  • On-the-job training and mentoring from our experienced professionals and at our in-house training facilities and partner colleges/universities
  • A chance to learn new skills and knowledge working on some of the world’s leading technologies and cutting-edge innovations

Explore our intermediate apprenticeships

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