Work for a world you want to live in.
Babcock is an international defence company. We provide a range of products and service solutions to enhance our customers’ defence capabilities and critical assets. Not only can you help create a safe and secure world as a Babcock apprentice, you will receive comprehensive support through our development programme and our employee networks.
We have a range of apprenticeships across different locations and if you have an interest in business, engineering or science and technology we could have a role to suit you. As a Babcock apprentice you will gain hands-on experience in the workplace while also undertaking a part time course with a training provider. As you progress through your career, further education opportunities may become available for those who choose to obtain higher level qualifications. Babcock has a supportive, inclusive and collaborative environment where you can grow both personally and professionally.
Apprentice Higher Level Engineer – Level 4
Skilled Trades – Rosyth
Industrial Coatings Apprentice
Higher Level Business Apprentice (Commercial)
Finance Higher Level – Devonport
Engineering Apprentice Level 3
Skilled Trades Apprentice
Communications Apprentice – Marine, Multiple Locations
Our business is underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration and engineering, infrastructure management and specialist training. We help our customers around the world to improve the capability, reliability, and availability of their most critical assets.
Our aim is to create a safe and secure world…and we want people like you to join us in our mission.
We are passionate about our people and culture. To support this, we all work around Babcock’s six key principles.
By having these principles in place, we aim to deliver a great working environment for our people and great results for our customers, communities and the planet.
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How apprenticeships work
Our apprenticeships take place at locations right across the UK and will give you the relevant knowledge, skills and behaviours to meet the requirements of your apprenticeship programme.
Whatever your apprenticeship or location, you’ll get a consistent experience when you join Babcock as an apprentice.
Frequently asked questions
In the simplest terms, it’s a work based training scheme that lets you earn while you learn. Apprenticeships combine elements of education, training and employment to equip you with the skills for a successful career.
Anyone! Apprenticeships are open to people of all ages who have the required qualifications, from school leavers onwards.
Apprentices receive the same pension and holiday allowance as employees. You will also enjoy dedicated training to help you develop your personal and team-working skills.
The specific qualification you receive will depend on your chosen apprenticeship.
Your apprenticeship can run from 2 to 6 years depending on your chosen apprenticeship. Each scheme consists of a number of placements of varying lengths. At the end of it, you’ll move into a substantive position within the business.
Yes, all of our employees are likely to be subject to routine employment, security and medical checks. These are completed before your start date.
Yes, there are no restrictions on the number of times you can apply for any of our schemes.