(Belfast) – Test Systems Apprentice

  • Company: Thales
  • Location: Belfast
  • Closing Date: 17-01-2023


Thales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on Thales to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battlespace including Airspace Mobility Solutions, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.

The Programme:
As a Test Systems Trainee you will enrol onto a part time BEng in Mechatronic Engineering at Ulster University, fully funded by Thales UK. The duration of the degree will depend on the number of modules you choose to complete each year, but typically it would be 5 years. For the duration of the programme, you will combine university studies with practical application, embedding your learning from day one.

Entry requirements:
The GCE A Level requirement for this course is grades BBB to include Grade B in one from Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Technology & Design, Design & Technology, Engineering, Electronics or Double Award Science/Applied Science. Alternatively, a BTEC Level 3 QCF or RQF in Engineering with an overall award profile of DDD (to include a unit in Mathematics).
Right to Work in the UK for the duration of the 5-year programme.

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