MBDA: Operations Apprenticeships & General Engineering Apprenticeships, Multiple Locations In person opportunity

Important dates

  • Application deadline date:

  • Opportunity start date:

Opportunity locations

  • Bolton
  • Stevenage

Opportunity details

Who are MBDA?

MBDA are the only integrated defence company to provide missiles for each branch of the armed forces. A career with MBDA involves you working on industry leading projects that use the most advanced technology. Start your career in delivering the future of defence, and MBDA will support you to find your path and grow as a person.


What Operations Apprenticeships & General Engineering Apprenticeships are Available? 


1. MBDA General Engineering Apprenticeship (Level 4), Stevenage - Apply

Engineering apprentices study towards a Level 4 Diploma Engineering Manufacturing Technician at Oaklands College in Welwyn Garden City, and work within MBDA on rotational placements for 4 years. This way of studying allows you to earn academic and nationally recognised qualifications as well as gain hands on learning experience within a professional and friendly workplace.

The entry requirements are: 

  • 5 x GCSE qualifications at Grade 4 - 9, to include Maths at Grade 5/6 (B), English language and a Science, technology or Engineering related subject.
  • 96 UCAS points through A level qualifications, minimum C for each subject, or through a single 90+ credit Engineering BTEC Level 3 Diploma (MMM) PLUS Further Mechanical or Further Electrical Principles.

This apprenticeship will see individuals both working with and studying Maths based principles and practices and is therefore suited to those that enjoy Maths and its practical application.


2. MBDA Operations Apprenticeship (Level 3), Bolton - Apply

On this 4 year programme you'll work towards a Level 3 Eng Tech awarded by the IET. During your first year you'll be studying full time at College. Years 2, 3 and 4 you'll be studying 1 day per week at College, which will be delivered through a blend of virtual and Face to Face as appropriate. The remainder of your working week will be either onsite or a blend of onsite/offsite working, experiencing different placements putting in to practice the practical skills you've been learning.

The entry requirements are: 

  • 5 x GCSES Grade 9 – 4 Achieved, including: Maths & English Language & a Science / Technology subject Grade 9 – 4

Further opportunities during the completion of your apprenticeship may lead to more specialist skills such as electro-mechanical dual skilling. 


How do I apply? 

Follow the links within the descriptions here, or by following the link at the top of the page to view all of MBDA's Apprenticeship Opportunities. 

Please note: MBDA UK requires all employees to be British Citizens, and to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role. If you have dual citizenship, please contact MBDA directly to discuss your situation


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