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With us you’ll gain all the knowledge and skills you need. The vast knowledge you’ll build with these experiences will equip you with some of the most in-demand skills right now. And with our support and structured training – not to mention many rewarding tasks – you’ll gain all the knowledge, skills and experience you need to be one of the best. So think about it. You can build a real future here.

Job Description


Babcock is looking for exceptional apprentices to train across various disciplines at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth.

Our apprenticeship schemes take 4 years to complete. During this time you'll earn a competitive apprentice wage and gain hands-on technical experience in the work place. As part of the structured training programme you will complete knowledge and understanding logs whilst being provided with continual support.

The next apprenticeship scheme will commence on Monday 9th September 2019.

Our Craft Engineering apprentices start with an annual salary of £10,950 and our Higher Level Engineering Apprentices start with a salary of £16,580 per annum.

Please be aware of the key dates for this recruitment process, as shown below;

  • Opening date for applications - 2nd November 2018
  • Closing date for applications - 31st March 2019
  • Online Testing – 5th November – 7th April 2019
  • Interviews – 23rd April – 2nd May 2019
  • Assessment Centre – 22nd and 23rd June 2019

Please note; the above dates are non-negotiable, so if you cannot attend we cannot take your application any further.

We are now recruiting for the Apprenticeship schemes below, click on each title for more information and to find out how to apply:

Electrical Apprenticeship

Mechanical Apprenticeship

Fabrication Apprenticeship

Marine Pipe Fitter Apprenticeship

Support Engineer Apprenticeship

Welder Apprenticeships

CNC Manufacturing Apprenticeships

Higher Level Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Naval Architecture

You can find out even more about our apprenticeship scheme from these apprentice profiles

Vacancy Contact Details


For any further queries, please contact devonportapprentices@babcockinternational.com

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