(Templecombe) – Software Apprentice

  • Company: Thales
  • Location: Templecombe
  • 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.

Degree Apprenticeship Programme:
As a Software Engineering Apprentice, you will be studying towards a BSc in Digital and Technology Solutions with Warwick University following the Software Engineering pathway. For the duration of this four-year programme, you will combine university studies with practical application, working within our software function in Templecombe. This programme is delivered via a block-release model whereby you will attend an average of six weeks at university per year – remote support will be provided online, as well as workplace support with both your technical and practical development. You will be given one day per week in which to focus on your studies. For the other four days you will be working in the business, applying your university learning in a real-life software environment. At the end of the apprenticeship, you be working as a software engineer within one of the Thales UK businesses.

Entry requirements:
A Minimum of 112 UCAS tariff points at A Level (grades BBC) including grade C or above in Maths and at least 1 other STEM subject (Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Electronics), or an equivalent qualification, e.g., BTEC Extended Diploma at DMM in a relevant subject. You will also need 5 GCSEs grade 9 – 4 (A-C) including English and Maths and an additional STEM subject.
Right to Work in the UK for the duration of the four-year programme.

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