Degree Apprenticeship

Degree Apprentice Air - Project Management

Honours degree in Project Management

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The Project Management Integrated Degree Apprenticeship is a five year scheme. Through five annual work placements you will learn and demonstrate skills required to successfully manage our complex projects and programmes including; communication, schedule management, budgeting and cost control, stakeholder management, risk management and project governance.

Over 50% of those undertaking the Honours degree in Project Management, graduate with a first class Honours degree.

Overview of Business Unit

The Air sector is a world leader in the aerospace industry with expertise that can be traced back to the very earliest days of aviation.

We design and build advanced training and combat aircraft; develop and work with the latest in cutting-edge technology; and provide support and maintenance for our customers across the world.

By joining our 23,000-strong global workforce, you could directly contribute to some of our leading aircraft including the Eurofighter Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II or our next generation of aircraft, in the UK or at one of our international sites. Whether you’re providing direct support to our customers, ensuring our programmes run to time and cost or influencing the design and manufacture of our products, you’ll be completing work that counts.

We’re looking for people who are passionate about delivering excellence and supporting some of the world’s most significant aerospace organisations.

We believe in investing in our people and inspiring continual innovation in our business. Developing and using the latest technology to compete with the world’s best is at the heart of what we do.  

Providing world-class training, support and development to our people means we inspire the very best talent to achieve great things.

What Does The Apprenticeship Involve?

Working in Project Management means you will be the eyes and ears of a given project, ensuring it is delivered on time, to cost and of the required quality. You will gain a broad view across the project and will be able to demonstrate the elements needed to make it a success. This depends on understanding the big picture, recognising the key issues, making effective decisions and driving actions to their conclusion.

The Integrated Degree apprenticeship in Project Management will develop and test all of these skills.

What Qualification Will You Get?

Attending college one day each week at an external academic provider’s facilities, you will not only study the Degree Apprenticeship but also for an Honours degree in Project Management. In addition, you will also gain the APMPMQ qualification from the Association of Project Management.

Qualification requirements

  • 5 GCSEs grade C or above (4-9) or equivalent, including Maths and English
  • 96 UCAS Tariff Points (240 points old tariff) (or equivalent) Excluding UCAS points gained at AS Level

How Will You Be Rewarded?

Project Management Integrated Degree apprentices typically start on a salary of £24,811 per year, with increases throughout the scheme dependent upon performance and behaviours. You will also gain access to the Company pension and share saving schemes.

Security/ Export Control

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.

These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

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