Practical Advanced Apprenticeship - Engineering - Derby

Reference number: 00064596, Date added: 01-Sep

Practical Advanced/Modern Apprenticeships

Lay the foundations for a career in engineering


This genuine alternative to university will take you on an incredible three-and-a-half-year journey. Where you go after that depends entirely on the scale of your ambition. Join us as a Practical Apprentice and you will quickly become integral to our skills base. We will help you develop your experience and grow your talent equipping you with the knowledge and opportunities to take your career higher and further.

Make no mistake this is hands-on work with real responsibility. Your training will cover everything from manufacturing, building and testing to fixing and operating products and equipment. From day one, you will work on state-of-the-art components, machinery and technologies guided and supported by some of the most advanced engineers in the world.


You'll gain generic practical skills in the first year, before moving on to mentored placements that help us determine the most suitable skill for you and to meet our business needs. In your second, you'll broaden and deepen knowledge, before being aligned to a specific Rolls-Royce business in year three.

Rolls-Royce is a global company, providing integrated power solutions for customers in the civil and defence aerospace and marine and markets. It's the perfect place to launch your big thoughts, ambitions and aspirations. You could soon be on your way to a challenging and rewarding career that is full of potential


What you?ll get


Get paid

A competitive salary starting from £10,795 a year.

A competitive pension, and 33 days? holiday per year (inclusive of Bank Holidays).

Get experienced

A real job in an advanced engineering business.

Career support from day one

Learn alongside world-class engineers

Develop confidence and teamwork skills on our Outward Bound programme.

Get qualified

Study for nationally-recognised qualifications such as NVQ/SVQs Level 3 and for advanced qualifications like an HNC, HND or Foundation degree dependent on business requirements.