Electrical Engineering Degree Apprenticeship Level 6 - Leicester

Job description

Do you have a passion for electrical systems and technology? Launch an exciting engineering career through our 4-year Electrical Engineering Degree Apprenticeship and gain a BEng in Nuclear Manufacturing.

About the programme

By joining our Electrical Engineering Degree Apprenticeship, you'll be at the forefront of developing innovative technologies that help create a safe and secure world.

During the programme, you'll work on electrical, control and instrumentation projects across different sites. Some of the projects you could be involved in include nuclear new build, decommissioning and defence programmes. This involves tasks like:

  • Electrical design from concept to manufacturing
  • Creating drawings, calculations, specifications, schedules and reports
  • Gaining on-site experience in installation and testing
  • Using design tools like AutoCAD, Trimble and Dialux
  • Learning electrical safety and wiring regulations.

You'll undertake placements to build well-rounded experience and work towards becoming a competent Electrical Engineer. We’ll also support you in achieving professional registration through the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET).

What you’ll need

  • At least 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above, including English and Maths at grade B/6 or higher.
  • 3 strong A Levels in STEM subjects or equivalent Level 3 qualifications.
  • Strong mathematical, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Many of our early careers roles are subject to Security Clearance and Trade Control restrictions which mean that your place of birth, nationality, citizenship, or residency you hold or have held may impact which roles you are eligible for. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels – GOV.UK ( For our early careers roles, you must be able to achieve BPSS and many of them require you to be eligible for Security Clearance.

What you’ll get

We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career.

In addition, you’ll benefit from:

  • Fully funded qualification
  • Personal development training and opportunities
  • Minimum 28 days holiday allowance including bank holidays
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Employee share scheme
  • Flexible benefits including cycle to work scheme and employee shopping savings portal

You’ll also have the chance to get involved in our STEM outreach activities and volunteering opportunities, which our apprentices find incredibly rewarding.

Your career development

It’s hard to beat the variety of fantastic opportunities and business experiences you’ll receive. You can expect real world encounters and exposure to exciting projects that will really help you navigate where you want to take your career.

Plus, when you join us, you’ll be automatically enrolled onto our Apprentice Development Programme. Through a series of digital and face to face sessions, presented by wellbeing and performance experts and our external partners, we will equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to thrive and perform at your very best on your programme and beyond.


You'll study for a Level 6 Nuclear Scientist and Nuclear Engineer Degree Apprenticeship through the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre. This combines university learning with on-the-job training.

At the end of your apprenticeship, you’ll have earned a BEng in Nuclear Manufacturing and gained rich work experience in nuclear new build, decommissioning and defence projects.

Additional job details


We offer a competitive apprentice starting salary and benefits, this varies between £12,000 to £22,000 per annum, dependant on the apprenticeship level, discipline and location. You can find the specific salary on the individual job posting.

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 15 March 2024

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Closing date:  15 March 2024

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