When you're building, manufacturing, inspecting or repairing some of the most advanced engines in the world, the margin for error is, quite literally, microscopic. That's why we invest so much in training our Practical Apprentices. We provide a salaried job and the support to gain nationally-recognised qualifications. More than that, with the chance to get hands-on experience with Rolls-Royce engines or products, we offer the sort of exciting, real-world exposure that you can't get anywhere else.

The programme

In your first year, you'll gain a strong foundation in the practical skills you need to work on our products in our Apprentice Academy in Derby, or with one of our approved training providers across the UK. In your second and third years, you'll broaden and deepen your knowledge through a range of attachments within a defined business, where you'll work with and be supported by some of our top engineers. Along the way, you'll work towards completing your Apprenticeship framework.

What you'll do

This is hands-on work. So whether you're producing, building or maintaining Rolls-Royce products, or are making and maintaining the tools we need to a high standard, you'll be making a big impact. Throughout your apprenticeship you can expect to train on some state-of-the-art products, equipment or machinery. All while being guided and supported by engineering experts

What you'll get

A competitive salary starting from £11,506 a year

A competitive pension, and 33 days' holiday per year (inclusive of Bank Holidays)

Career support from day one

Nationally recognised qualifications

What you'll need

We'll want to see a passion for practical engineering ? you'll need to be keen to get stuck in to real work in a factory-based environment. Numeracy is important, and you should be a great team player. You'll have to learn fast and have the discipline to balance studying for a qualification with the demands of your role. We also expect a minimum three GCSEs (or equivalent) in Maths and Physics or Chemistry at grade C or 4, plus English Language at grade D or 3.

If you've already completed further education (achieving qualifications at BTEC Level 3 or above) and you're not looking for such a practical role, we'd recommend that you consider one of our Higher Apprentice or A-Level Entry Programmes.


Available in Hucknall, Derby and Bristol


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