Software – AIR – apprenticeship Jobs in Yeovil – England – UK at BAE Systems

Title: Software – AIR – apprenticeship

Company: BAE Systems

Location: Yeovil – England – UK

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering, IT/Tech


Position: Software – AIR – Yeovil – 2020 – Degree apprenticeship

The Engineering Degree Apprenticeship Scheme (EDAS) for Software, is a four year scheme. You will be dividing your time over the 4 years between College/University (time/days will be site dependant) where you will be working towards an Honours Degree, and work on projects, honing your classroom skills whilst gaining and evidencing practical work experience via your Level 4 Diploma. There will be plenty of opportunity to develop the skills and behaviours necessary for a fulfilling career in software engineering.

What Does The Apprenticeship Involve?

A Software Engineering Degree apprenticeship involves the opportunity to work alongside experienced and world leading software engineers. It includes spending typically two days a week at College/University, where you can acquire a full Honours Degree, and three days working, enhancing the skills necessary to develop a long career in the industry. You will learn how to be a rounded software engineer capable of writing requirements, designs, software code and tests. The work placement element of the course involves a wide range of activities for example: developing and testing aircraft displays, producing ground based equipment or the latest training simulators.

What Qualification Will You Get?

The Software Engineering Degree Apprenticeship scheme will provide you with the opportunity to gain the following qualifications:

Level 4 Diploma in Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing

Level 6 Degree

The type of Degree you qualify in will vary based on your home site being either Warton, Samlesbury, Brough or Yeovil.

Final certification of the Aerospace Software Development Engineer Apprenticeship Standard by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

How Will I Be Rewarded?

EDAS Software Degree apprentices typically start on a salary of £24,139 per year, with increases throughout the scheme dependent upon performance and behaviours. You will also gain access to the Company pension and share saving schemes.

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including Maths, English and Science/technical subject AND 240/96 UCAS points or equivalent (excluding UCAS points gained at AS level) to include two STEM subjects excluding general studies.

Overview of Business Unit

The Air sector is a world leader in the aerospace industry with expertise that can be traced back to the very earliest days of aviation.

We design and build advanced training and combat aircraft; develop and work with the latest in cutting-edge technology; and provide support and maintenance for our customers across the world

By joining our 23,000-strong global workforce, you could directly contribute to some of our leading aircraft including the Eurofighter Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II or our next generation of aircraft, in the UK or at one of our international sites. Whether you’re providing direct support to our customers, ensuring our programmes run to time and cost or influencing the design and manufacture of our products, you’ll be completing work that counts.

We’re looking for people who are passionate about delivering excellence and supporting some of the world’s most significant aerospace organisations.

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