Apprentices

Throughout the UK, around 350 young people are in training at different Leonardo facilities. To expand the pool of engineering resources, our Company supports initiatives such as the ‘5% Club’ which aims to increase the number of apprentices and graduates in the UK. Moreover, the Company operates a worldwide education programme aimed at encouraging young people throughout their academic careers to take an interest in science and technology. We have strategic partnerships with colleges and universities throughout the world to develop engineering research.

 

For more information, visit the apprenticeships section of the Leonardo in the UK website.

 

OPEN POSITIONS

 

Please click on the relevant tab below for details of the apprenticeship opportunities available within our Electronics or Helicopters divisions..

Electrical, Defence and Security Systems

Leonardo understands the future of its high-tech business rests in the hands of the next generation of engineers. We have a long tradition of employing young people in the business, a practice dating back decades. Young people have been the lifeblood of our Company and will continue to help determine our future success.

 

We can offer more than just a job – this is a chance to develop the skills for an interesting and rewarding professional career with an industry-leading organisation.

 

Currently, there are 111 trainees in this programme. Apprenticeships are offered in the areas of Craft, Test Technician, Design Engineering Technician and Business.

 

Job Title Ref Location
Business Apprentice 1520 Bristol
Cyber Security Apprentice 1497 Bristol
Manufacturing Apprentice 1484 Basildon
Business Apprentice 1481 Basildon
Business Apprentice 1532 Edinburgh
Manufacturing Technical Apprentice 1435 Edinburgh
Manufacturing Apprentice 1434 Edinburgh
Design Engineering Technician Apprentice 1431 Edinburgh
Technical Apprentice 1496 Luton
Business Apprentice (Commercial) 1495 Luton
Manufacturing Apprentice 1462 Luton
Business Apprentice (Marketing) 1437 Luton
Technical Apprentice 1493 Southampton
Manufacturing Apprentice 1491 Southampton

 

Electronics, Defence and Security Systems apprenticeships applications close on 23 February 2017.

 

Frequently Asked Questions about Electronics, Defence & Security Systems Apprenticeships

Helicopters

Leonardo aims to attract enthusiastic people to join its highly regarded 'Craft', 'Technician' and 'Higher' Engineering apprenticeships.

 

Leonardo was awarded "Outstanding" status following our OFSTED inspection under the Leonardo Training Contract; the highest award possible, demonstrating our excellent training capability.

 

Our helicopter sector currently has 230 trainees in its programme. Apprenticeships are offered in the following areas:

 

Job Title Location Length Salary
Craft Apprentice – Electrical Yeovil 4 years Competitive
Craft Apprentice – Mechanical Yeovil 4 years Competitive
Craft Apprentice – Composites Yeovil 4 years Competitive
Craft Apprentice – Maintenance Yeovil 4 years Competitive
Craft Apprentice – Transmissions Machining Yeovil 4 years Competitive
Technician Apprentice – Electrical Yeovil 4 years Competitive
Technician Apprentice – Mechanical Yeovil 4 years Competitive
Higher Apprentice – Electrical Yeovil 4 years Competitive
Higher Apprentice – Mechanical Yeovil 4 years Competitive

 

Frequently Asked Questions about Helicopter Apprenticeships

 

Entry requirements

Applicants to the 'Craft' apprenticeship programme will need 5 GCSEs grade A-C or above including Maths, English and Science. The Technician Apprenticeship requires 5 GCSEs including a B or above in Maths, English and Science.

 

Interested in applying?

Helicopter apprenticeships applications are open until 4 January 2017. Click here to apply.

 

Download the Helicopters Apprenticeships Brochure

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