Make it Big With a Babcock Apprenticeship

Our highly regarded apprenticeship programme offers you a World of Opportunities’ to develop your career in a supportive environment.

A Babcock apprenticeship gives you hands-on technical experience in the workplace while also undertaking a college course on a part-time basis. As you progress through your career, further education opportunities become available for those who choose to obtain higher level qualifications. We are very proud that apprentices choose to stay with us long after completing their apprenticeship.

Our Apprenticeships

The majority of our apprenticeship vacancies are published on our website at the beginning of November, however further vacancies may be published through to the end of March.

    Competitive Starting Salary and Benefits

    Earn while you learn with a Babcock Apprenticeship. Rates of pay are highly competitive and further training opportunities are available during and after your apprenticeship.

    We offer a competitive apprentice starting salary and benefits, this varies between £10,000 to £30,000 per annum, dependant on the apprenticeship level, discipline and location. You can find the specific salary on the individual job posting.

    Very competitive starting salary

    Fully funded qualification up to degree level

    Personal development training and opportunities

    Pension scheme with employee contributions matched up to 8% of salary

    25 days holidays plus bank holidays

    Flexible working (by local arrangement)

    Discounted shopping and half price cinema tickets

    Cycle to work scheme

    Employee assistance programme including support and counselling

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    An apprenticeship is a work-based training scheme which allows you to earn whilst you learn. It combines elements of education, training and employment to equip you with the skills for a career.

    Anyone! Apprenticeships are open to people of all ages who have the required qualifications, from school leavers onwards.

    Apprentices receive the same treatment as other employees in terms of pension schemes and paid holidays, however, you will also receive dedicated training to help you develop your personal and team working skills.

    The specific qualification you receive depends on your chosen apprenticeship.

    The length of our schemes vary depending on which one you join:

    › Business and Administration Apprenticeship – 2 years
    › Higher Level Business Apprenticeship – 3 years
    › Engineering Apprenticeship – 4 years
    › Higher Level Engineering Apprenticeship – 4 years

    Each scheme consists of a number of placements of varying lengths and a “Responsible Position” within the business in the second half of the scheme.

    Yes, all of our employees are likely to be subject to routine employment, security and medical checks; these are completed prior to your start date.

    Yes, there are no restrictions on the number of times you can apply for any of our schemes.

    There will be opportunities to undertake placements at multiple sites across the country.