Please click on the relevant tab below for details of the apprenticeship opportunities available within our Electronics or Helicopters divisions in the UK.
Applications are currently closed, and we will be reopening early careers opportunities in autumn 2018, for programmes starting in 2019.
Leonardo Helicopters (formerly 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.
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 over 200 trainees in its programme.
Frequently Asked Questions about Helicopter Apprenticeships
Applicants to the 'Craft' apprenticeship programme will need 5 GCSEs grade A-C (pre 2017) or grade 4 and above (post 2017) including Maths, English and Science.
The Technical Apprenticeship requires 4 GCSEs grade A-C (pre 2017) or grade 4 and above (post 2017) including English and Science , plus a grade B or above (pre 2017) or grade 5 and above (post 2017) in Maths.
Applicants to the ‘Degree’ apprenticeship programme will need 240 UCAS points (pre 2017) or 96 (post 2017) or above at A-level standard or equivalent, to include maths and at least one further STEM based subject such as science or engineering. Plus 4 GCSEs grade A-C (pre 2017) or grade 4 and above (post 2017) including English and Science , with a grade B and above (pre 2017) or grade 5 and above (post 2017) in Maths.
Applications are currently closed, but we will soon publish details of the apprenticeship programme commencing in October 2019 at our Yeovil site in the heart of Somerset.
Electronics, 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 over 100 trainees in this programme. Apprenticeships are offered in the areas of Craft, Test, and Design Engineering, Business and Cyber disciplines. Additionally, in Scotland, we run graduate level apprenticeships in Software and Design Engineering.