Il tuo talento e la tua energia sono essenziali per il futuro del nostro business, per continuare a crescere in un mercato altamente competitivo e per andare incontro alle esigenze dei nostri clienti. I nostri programmi di formazione per laureati sono progettati per accompagnarti nei primi passi nel mondo del lavoro e per sviluppare il tuo percorso di carriera. Avrai l’opportunità di conoscere la nostra azienda e di essere coinvolto in progetti concreti fin dal primo giorno.


Applications are currently closed, but we will be reopening early careers opportunities in our Electronics and Helicopters divisions in autumn 2018, for programmes starting in 2019.


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Electronics, Defence and Security Systems

Our two-year Electronics, Defence & Security Systems graduate programme is designed for individuals who are passionate about realising their full potential and who have achieved (or predicted to achieve) a 2:1 or higher in degrees relating to Engineering (electrical, electronic, mechanical, systems, aerospace, software, aeronautical), Maths, Physics, Computer Science or in any number of business-related degrees.


We are continually looking for applications from self-starter graduates with ambition and drive, who are capable of delivering and working as part of a team, whilst equally being capable of independent working.


Leonardo Helicopters (formally AgustaWestland) is a world leader in helicopter manufacture. We design, develop and manufacture an unrivalled range of helicopters & rotary wing technology for civil and military customers, with primary operations in the UK, USA, Italy and Poland.


We are currently seeking graduates to join our two-year graduate placement programme, commencing in October 2018 at our Yeovil site in the heart of Somerset. The ideal candidate will have studied a degree bearing relevance to Engineering, Business Studies, Manufacturing, Operations Management, Procurement and Supply Chain, Finance or Business Information Systems, and will have a keen interest in pursuing a career in aerospace.


The two-year programme will provide a personalised placement plan to prepare you for a permanent role within the business, on successful completion of the scheme.


This programme represents an excellent opportunity for a career-minded person to gain a breadth of experience in a number of areas, before moving into a full time role.



The Leonardo Helicopter Graduate Development Programme is a two-year programme that allows graduates to complete a number of 3-6 month placements designed to provide practical experience within the organisation.


Alongside this, graduates complete several development activities at company and group level, which aim to ensure a smooth integration into the company whilst providing essential skills, knowledge and networking opportunities.


With over 100 trainees at Leonardo Helicopters from apprentices to graduates, a thriving social network exists, with regular social events organised to integrate newcomers.


Graduates will be based primarily within our Yeovil manufacturing HQ in Somerset, but potential opportunities exist for secondments and international travel.


Please see below the list of graduate opportunities:


Job Title Location Length Salary
Engineering Graduate – Core Engineering Yeovil 2 years Competitive
Engineering Graduate – Customer Support and Training Yeovil 2 years Competitive
Engineering Graduate – Transmissions Yeovil 2 years Competitive
Business Graduate – Finance Yeovil 2 years Competitive
Business Graduate – Products and Programmes Yeovil 2 years Competitive
Business Graduate – International Government Sales Yeovil 2 years Competitive
Business Graduate – UK Government Sales Yeovil 2 years Competitive
Business Graduate – Procurement Yeovil 2 years Competitive
Operations Graduate Yeovil 2 years Competitive


We are currently accepting applications for our 2018 graduate programme.
Please click here to apply.


(When clicking on the above link, you will be redirected to the Leonardo Helicopters division application site. Here you will need to login or register to apply.  Please note, this is different application process to that of our Electronics division.)



Entry Requirements

  • Minimum of a 2:1 Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant degree as stated above
  • Industry experience beneficial but not essential
  • Tenacity, fresh thinking and enthusiasm
  • Analytical Mind
  • A strong team player
  • Conscientious and keen to learn
  • A keen interest in pursuing a career in the Aerospace industry
  • Must have been a permanent UK resident for a minimum of the past five years in order to meet security requirements


Download the Leonardo Helicopters Graduate Programme brochure


Frequently Asked Questions about our graduate programme