Programmes Offered: Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3) Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2) Degree Apprenticeship
Locations: Aldermaston, Reading Burghfield, Reading
Industry: Engineering & Manufacturing Business & Administration Medicine, Science & Pharmaceutical

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About AWE

What if your unique skills and capabilities helped the UK Government to deliver solutions that support national nuclear security? That’s the intriguing prospect that awaits graduates and undergraduates with remarkable and curious minds.

Our team of world-renowned scientists, engineers and specialists undertake critical work, providing and maintaining warheads for Royal Navy submarines – everything from design and manufacture to in-service support and decommissioning.

Our unique nuclear skills and expertise mean that we are also able to provide intelligence and support to the UK Government by developing innovative solutions to combat nuclear threat, terrorism and nuclear proliferation.

Today, AWE is recognised as a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, equipped with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world.

Providing a central role in the defence of the UK

Not only do we play a crucial role in national defence, we are a centre of scientific and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world.

Exciting opportunities in a truly unique environment

If you want to work in a unique and innovative environment, then AWE could be the perfect place for you – whether you are a scientist, an engineer, a mechanic or a business professional.

Whatever stage you’re at in your career, we’re always looking for high quality candidates.

Working at AWE

You could be part of a unique team supporting the defence and security of the United Kingdom – something AWE has done with pride for more than 60 years. Working with us is exciting and challenging – in fact it’s everything you would expect from a company that supports national security.

Latest Reviews from AWE

  • Precision Machinist

    Apprentice: I am a Level 4 HNC precision machinist learning the basics of machining precision components as well as team work and organisational skills...

    7.6 /10
  • Mechanical maintenance apprentice

    My role is a mechanical maintenance apprentice. I am currently in my third year and due to graduate in August this year. Being a third year apprentice means we are out on site. We get moved every th...

    9 /10
  • Mechanical Maintenance Apprentice

    I’m a 2nd year apprentice in Mechanical Maintenance. I spend one day a week at college studying Engineering. I then spend the rest of my working week at AWE doing practical jobs, such as stripping an...

    9.6 /10
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