A GREAT
START

Our award-winning engineering and business apprenticeship schemes offer a fantastic start to your career.

Consisting of four-year programmes built around three areas of development – professional, personal and technical – we can provide the platform to build your entire skillset.

The structured rotational work placements allow you to experience different areas of the business that are of interest whilst you combine study via day release at college or university. In addition to this, we further enhance our apprenticeships with bespoke internal and external courses focused on your development. 

Our 2020 applications are open now!

Our Apprentice Community

Grow. Achieve. Progress. Together.

From learning to coasteer together on one of our Life Skills courses to working as a team in order to organise a charity ball that will raise thousands for a great cause, our apprentices build a sense of community from their very first day.


When it comes to sharing common interests and socialising, we have lots of activities and clubs to get involved in at MBDA so you will be sure to find like-minded individuals to share your hobbies with.
 

Degree
Apprenticeship
Programmes

These four year programmes are designed for students who wish to combine work and a fully funded degree in Mechanical Engineering, Digital Technology Solutions via day release at university of college. 100% of the course fees are covered so you are able to earn a competitive salary whilst gaining experience within our multi-national business. 

We currently offer our degree apprenticeships at our three main sites in Bristol, Bolton and Stevenage. Candidates are expected to have a minimum or 120 UCAS points via A-Levels or BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma.

Traditional
Apprenticeship
Programmes

Our traditional apprenticeships provide hands-on learning experience whilst studying up to a minimum of Level 4 HNC in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering via day release at college. All of the apprenticeships we offer are recognised by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, the Institute of Engineering and Technology and the Royal Aeronautical Society. 

We currently offer our traditional apprenticeships at our sites in Bolton and Stevenage. 
 

Meet our people

From the opportunity to gain further qualifications to a fantastic work-life balance, find out more about our award-winning apprenticeship programme.

Our Opportunities

Results:

Business Degree Apprenticeship, Stevenage

Completing a Business Studies Degree accredited by the Chartered Management Institute, you will combine day release at the University of Hertfordshire with rotational placements in areas such as Commercial, Project Management, Procurement and Supply Chain.

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Supportability Engineer Degree Apprenticeship, Stevenage

Completing a Mechanical Engineering Degree at the University of Hertfordshire, you will combine study via day release with working on all aspects of the product life cycle with a specific emphasis on supportability. The placements on the scheme include Supportability Engineering, In-Service Teams and Business & Performance.

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Engineering, Stevenage

Completing a HNC and HND in Mechanical Engineering at Oaklands College, you will combine day release for study with areas such as Manufacturing, Trials, Customer Support, Environmental Engineering, Quality and Procurement.

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Engineering Degree Apprenticeship, Bolton

Completing a Mechanical Engineering degree at Bolton University, you will combine study (via day release) with working on various areas such as Operations, Missile Engineering, Circuit Card Assembly, Test Engineering, Actuator & Safety Systems Engineering and Seeker Engineering.

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IT Information Systems Analyst Degree Apprenticeship, Stevenage

Completing a Business Studies Degree accredited by the Chartered Management Institute with an emphasis on Marketing Modules, you will combine day release at the University of Hertfordshire with rotational placements in areas within the UK and Export Sales Teams.

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Mechanical Engineering, Stevenage

Completing a HNC and HND in Mechanical Engineering at Oaklands College, you will combine day release for study with areas involving everything from early development and research of MBDA products to supporting the customer whilst the product is in service.

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Mechanical Engineering Degree Apprenticeship, Stevenage

Completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering at the University of Hertfordshire, you will combine day release for study with rotational placements in areas such as Mechanical Design, Mechanical Future Concepts, Mechanical Analysis, Materials and Drawing.

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Operations, Bolton

Completing a minimum of a HNC in Electrical Engineering at Wigan and Leigh College, you will combine day release for study with rotational placements in areas such as Missile Assembly, Missile Testing, Calibration and Maintenance, Printed Electrical Circuit Manufacturing and Missile Integration.

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Software Degree Apprenticeship, Stevenage

Completing a Digital and Technology Solutions Degree, specialising in a Software Engineering at The University of Hertfordshire , you will combine study (via day release) with working on various stages in the software development process. There will be the opportunity to use a range of platforms such as Linux and Windows, utilising languages including C, C++ and Java.

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Software Degree Apprenticeship, Bolton

Completing a Digital and Technology Solutions Degree, specialising in Software Engineering with Manchester Metropolitan University, you will combine study (via day release) with working on various stages in the software development process. There will be the opportunity to use a range of platforms such as Linux and Windows, utilising languages including C, C++ and Java.

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Software Degree Apprenticeship, Bristol

Completing a Digital and Technology Solutions Degree, specialising in a Software Engineering at Weston College, you will combine study (via day release) with working on various stages in the software development process. There will be the opportunity to use a range of platforms such as Linux and Windows, utilising languages including C, C++ and Java

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Digital Technology Solutions, Bristol

Completing a Digital Technology Solutions Degree at Weston College, you will combine study via day release with working in one of the following areas:

  • Software - working on various stages of the development process
  • Weapon Systems Simulation & Experimentaion - working on leading edge software used to support battlefield simulations
  • Weapon Systems Architecture & Equipment - working on a variety of projects developing communication, command and control components for complex weapon systems
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