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.
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:
|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
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.