Apprentice Aircraft Technical Electrician

Apprentice Aircraft Technical Electrician Broughton, Hampshire, South East England, England

Raytheon Intelligence & Space
Full Time Broughton, Hampshire, South East England, England 10.56 - 12.04 GBP Today
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United Kingdom


Broughton, Hangar 119, Chester Road, Bretton, Chester, CH4 0DH

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Job Title: Apprentice Aircraft Technical Electrician

Start Date: August 2023. College starts in September 2023

Assessment Centres: 31/05 or 01/06 in the Broughton area. Successful applicants need to be available to attend an assessment centre.

Apprentice Level & Course:

  • Level 2 Foundation leading to NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering.
  • Technical Certificate (National Diploma Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering)

Duration: Permanent role.

Location: 1st year full-time at a local College - Coleg Cambria & Broughton site in 2nd & 3rd years.

Travel: To a local college and Broughton site. Possibly some travel for early careers events and other business activity.

Summary of role:

Craft Apprenticeships are focused on Aeronautical Engineering for both the academic and practical elements.
It is a three-year programme, with the first year spent at one of our partner colleges, and the second and third years on-site at Broughton.

Apprenticeship Study Plan:

The first year covers Level 2 Foundation, including:

  • Engineering Operations
  • Technical courses
  • Advanced maths for engineers
  • Essential Skills Level 2
  • Functional Skills Level 2

The second and third years cover Level 3 Advanced. This builds on the Level 2 Foundation and leads to:

  • NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma (Aeronautical Engineering)
  • Technical Certificate (National Diploma Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering)
  • Wider Key Skills/Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Candidate Requirements:


  • 5 Higher grade GCSEs (C or above) to include Maths, English Language and Science (Double Award) at grade B .
  • If GCSE Science has been taken as single subjects, one of the qualifications must be in Physics.
  • Successful candidates must be willing to complete background checks and an SC Security Clearance application for this role.


  • Engineering Diploma, Principle Learning, PEO Level 2 or Pathways to apprenticeship.

About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester and a presence across customer sites together with remote working practices. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs over 2,000 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across its core mission areas Weapons & Sensors, and Cyber, Space & Training.

Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business.

About Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defence company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defence. It’s 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cyber security. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Raytheon Career Development:

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:

At Raytheon UK, we’re committed to be building a workforce that represents the true diversity of Britain where all of our colleagues feel enabled to deliver the best work of their lives. We’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer who selects the very best candidates for the job. We truly value the diversity of our workforce work hard to create an inclusive environment where our colleagues can bring the unique skills, experiences and ideas to the table to help us grow our business, create innovative solutions and develop our people.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) act as the eyes and ears into the community they represent and support us in building a truly inclusive business. Our ERGs are open to all colleagues, regardless of background, and include: Raytheon Women’s Network, RayPride, Young Employees Success Network, Raytheon Veterans Network, Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities and RayBAME.

We’re also delighted to have been recognised as a Gold Award Employer as part of the HM’s Armed Forces Covenant and the Human Rights Campaign’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index as a ‘best place to work for LGBTQ Equality’.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other characteristic.

If you need us to make any adjustments to support you during our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to help.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Apprentice Aircraft Technical Electrician
Raytheon Intelligence & Space
Arlington, United States
Gregory J. Hayes
$10+ billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Aerospace & Defence
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