Creating aircraft components and equipment, specialising in a specific engineering discipline (for example - airframe, design and stress, systems integration, support engineering or manufacturing engineering).
6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)
- Typical length
- 48 months
- Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
- academic qualifications of 240 UCAS points or above at A level standard (or equivalent)
- must include maths plus at least 1 other science, technology or engineering subject
- 5 GCSEs at grades A to C, including maths, English and double science (or an equivalent qualification)
- What apprentices will learn
- engineering process and practices
- regulatory and quality requirements
- analytical methods (engineering mathematics)
- aeronautical sciences
- material sciences
- business improvement techniques
- technical skills that can be applied in a range of aerospace disciplines
Apprentices will achieve:
- level 2 aerospace and aviation (foundation competence)
- level 4 engineering and manufacture (development competence)
- level 5 aerospace engineering (development technical knowledge)
- employer stipulated level 6 Bachelor Honours degree (BEng) Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).
- Professional registration
Completion of the apprenticeship is designed to be recognised by the relevant professional engineering institutions at the appropriate level of professional registration (IEng).
- End-Point Assessment
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.