Combat systems Higher Apprentice at BAE Systems

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
£18 annually
Review Date:
April 2016

Review Score


1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:


Design proving the product against the requirements from the customer and ensuring it meets company standards.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?


I have learnt alot about networks, electronics and software from being in this apprenticeship

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I really enjoy working for BAE Systems the opportunities i have been given are unique and exciting.

4. How valued do you feel by BAE Systems?


I have so much support at work and have been given varied amounts of responsibilty throughout my placement which shows how i have started to progress with BAE

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


a placement structured programme gives me the ability famailiarise myself with all areas of the business and get a idea of the role that would suit me best.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?


I recieve alot of support because i have the ability to enrole myself on any additional trianing i feel i might need as part of my role or simply to develop my skills.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?


I have 12 weekly reviews and monthly business updates where i have the opportunity to voice any concerns and also i get an update on any current issues within early careers.

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?


8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


I have the opportunity to contribute to my community through STEM activities.

9a. Would you recommend BAE Systems to a friend? *


9b. Why? *

Because BAE Systems and the programme have a lot to offer and the skills you can gain will be invaluable.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to BAE Systems? *

Anything can be achieved with a positive attitude and effort.

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