(Cheadle) – Software Apprentice

  • Company: Thales
  • Location: Cheadle
  • Closing Date: 17-01-2023


Thales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on Thales to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battlespace including Airspace Mobility Solutions, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.

The Programme:
As a Software Engineering Apprentice, you will be studying towards a BSc in Digital and Technology Solutions, following the Software Engineering Pathway. This is a Gold accredited programme by Tech Partnership Degrees. For the duration of this 4-year programme you will be given one day per week in which to attend Manchester Metropolitan University. For the other four days you will be working in the business, applying your university learning, and gaining a breadth of experience within the software function. At the end of the apprenticeship, you will be working as a software engineer within the Thales UK businesses.

You will also need:
Candidates will need a minimum of 104 UCAS tariff points at A2 (Grades BCC) with a grade B in Maths and at least one STEM subject (Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Electronics) or an equivalent e.g., BTEC DMM. They will also require five GCSEs grade A-C (4-9) including English and Maths.
Right to Work in the UK for the duration of the four-year programme

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