(Templecombe) – Manufacturing Apprentice

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


Thales people architect solutions at the heart of the defence-security continuum. Interoperable and secure information and telecommunications systems for defence, security, and civil operators, are based upon innovative use of radiocommunications, networks, and cybersecurity. Thales are ground-breaking new digital technologies such as 4G mobile communications, cryptography, cloud computing and big data for use in physical protection systems, and critical information systems.

The Programme:
As a Manufacturing Apprentice we are able to offer both a Level 2 Engineering Operative Apprenticeship and a Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship. We will work with you at the point of offer to determine which would be the best entry point for you.

The Level 2 Engineering Operative programme is a 12-month programme delivered on a day release basis with Yeovil College. You will attend college for one day per week to achieve a Level 2 Diploma and will work in Thales Industry for the other 3 days.

The Level 3 Engineering Technician programme is a 36-month programme following a technical support pathway. You will attend Yeovil College for 3 days per week over your first year, and then 1 day per week for the remaining 2 years. The rest of the time you will be working within the Thales business. The final qualification will be a Level 3 Diploma.

You will also need:
Level 2 – 2 GCSEs grade C or Level 4 and above
Level 3 – 5 GCSEs grade C or Level 5 and above, including Maths and English
Right to Work in the UK for the duration of the programme.

Apply now or contact student support if you need assistance with your application, we’re here to help!