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New opportunities for Apprentices at Bae Systems!

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New opportunities for Apprentices at Bae Systems!

New opportunities for Apprentices at Bae Systems!

ENGINEERING and manufacturing apprenticeships will have an opportunity to train with BAE Systems on the Isle of Wight.

The Cowes-based defence, security and aerospace company hopes to increase the number of apprentices in the engineering industry by taking part in the government-funded Employment Ownership Programme.

As well as taking on 100 apprentices at its Maritime Services business, BAE Systems will also support the recruitment and training of 20 apprentices on behalf of other local employers.

Starting this September, the apprentices will complete a four-year advanced apprenticeship in engineering, which will set them up for a host of roles, including electrical and mechanical fitters, welders, fabricators, outfitters, pipe workers and joiners.

The first year of the course will be spent at BAE Systems’ Skill Development Centre at HM Naval Base in Portsmouth.

Nick Sibley, engineering director at BAE Systems Maritime Services, said: "One of the biggest threats to the UK’s competitiveness is the shortage of skilled engineers. Boosting the supply of future engineers through apprenticeships is essential if the sector is to succeed, and if the government is to achieve its vision of rebalancing the UK economy towards manufacturing."

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