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Engineering Apprenticeships - Wales

Job Description

Job Title:     Engineering Apprentice 

Location      South Wales

Company Profile

General Dynamics United Kingdom Limited is a leading prime contractor and complex systems integrator and is one of the largest UK Defence companies with an annual turnover in excess of £500m. It is currently engaged on a number of UK and international programmes to deliver complex C4I, future network enabled capabilities and programmes. The business is looking for a number of apprentices to satisfy current and future project demands.


Purpose of Position 

The GDUK Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme will operate over a four year period and will enable the individual to gain an appreciation of the various Engineering disciplines within GDUK which include:

System Integration & Test

The apprentice will also get the opportunity to work in multi-disciplined engineering teams and gain knowledge and skills in requirements, software development, system design (both hardware and software), test procedures, acceptance qualification, test rig specifications, test strategy, test planning, work-package management and customer interaction.



Undertake a range of tasks suited to the current level of training and development
Attend college and complete course work on time and to a high standard
Produce, maintain and be responsible for content, accuracy and sign off of log books
Take on additional responsibility in Years 3 & 4 of  the Apprenticeship
Understand and complete all work related documentation accurately and on time
Understand and comply with policies and procedures
Carry out work in a safe and diligent manner
Comply with all Health & Safety policies and procedures
Attend and fully participate regular training and development reviews with line management, mentor and HR representatives
To undertake additional duties in line with capabilities as required



A minimum of 5 G.C.S.E grades A-C including Math’s, English and Science


Candidates must:


Be both self-motivated, act with professionalism and able to work within a team.
Excellent IT Skills including Microsoft Package applications
Have good written and verbal communication skills.
Be organised and able to prioritise their work.
Be flexible in their approach to their work.
Be able to perform tasks on their own initiative.
Be enthusiastic and driven towards achieving their goals.
Be interested in pursuing a career within General Dynamics UK Ltd.


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