Programmes Offered: Sponsored Degree Programme Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3) Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
Locations: East Midlands
Industry: Engineering & Manufacturing

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Rolls-Royce is a global engineering company. We design, create and service the power systems that drive some of the world’s most impressive feats of engineering. We give flight to more than 50 different types of aircraft, power nuclear submarines, and propel huge vessels across oceans.

Our success is down to our people. They consistently strive to create better, more efficient products and services. They enhance performance and chase new challenges, whether that’s through developing engines that go further on less fuel, or creating smarter processes to improve our business and enhance our customer experience. Above all, they take real pride in their work – whether it’s thought-driven or hands-on.

Our programmes

We offer three unique types of apprentice and trainee programme for students at different stages of learning. Each is designed to help you make a positive impact by enabling you to develop invaluable skills, sought-after qualifications and a solid foundation for a successful career. In fact, 20% of our senior UK managers started their careers as apprentices.

If you’re finishing your GCSEs, you can apply for:

Advanced/Modern Apprenticeships - Practical & Technical

Our Advanced/Modern Technical and Practical Apprentices develop deep technical knowledge and hands-on skills. You’ll earn £10,795 a year and be supported to achieve industry-recognised qualifications – potentially up to foundation degree level.

If you’re completing your A-Levels, you could apply for:

Advanced/Modern Specialist Science Apprenticeship

Study for a BSc (Hons) while you put your knowledge of scientific theory into practice in our laboratories and offices. You’ll earn a salary of £10,795 and receive the support you need to succeed.

Higher Apprenticeships

Along with lots of hands-on learning, you’ll have the chance to get a debt-free Foundation Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Project Management or Supply Chain Management, while earning a salary of £11,875.

Degree and Professional Programmes

These programmes that aim to equip trainees with either a degree or a professional qualification. People on our Manufacturing Management Sponsored Degree Programme learn how to turn engineering concepts and designs into manufacturing processes and procedures, while those on our Management Accountant Training Scheme gain the knowledge and skills to become our next generation of finance professionals.

Who we’re looking for

Our world-class laboratories, industrious manufacturing facilities and fast-paced business teams are driven by engineering experts and experienced professionals. So we’re looking for people with fresh eyes and challenging ideas to join them.

Articulate, numerate and ambitious, we’ll expect you to pursue perfection. That means putting your drive and inventive streak to the test as you work on live projects and take every chance to suggest improvements, share ideas and make a positive impact – on your team, on our products and on our global business.

Join us and create better.

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