Apprenticeship Opportunities

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.

 

Software Engineering Apprentices (Graduate level) – applications open until 31 May 2017

We are now looking for three people to become Software Engineering Apprentices (Graduate level) with Leonardo in Edinburgh. This 4-year programme is for school leavers with Scottish Highers or A-Levels. You will receive a degree upon completion of the programme. Applications must be submitted by 31 May 2017.

 

Full Apprenticeship Programme reopens in autumn 2017

Our apprenticeships programme is currently closed to applications. However, it will reopen in autumn 2017 with a list of new roles around the UK.

 

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.

 

Further Apprenticeship Opportunities 2017
 
Applications for Helicopters Machining and Maintenance Apprenticeships are open due to an increased demand. Click here to complete and submit your application by 9 June 2017.

 

Download the Helicopter Apprenticeships Brochure

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