Specialist Science Apprenticeship - Derby

Reference number: 00064604, Date added: 01-Sep

Apply the laws of science to the world of engineering

Rolls-Royce Specialist Science Apprenticeships


Think applying physics, chemistry, engineering and maths to real-world engineering takes a degree-level education? You would be right and that is exactly what you will get as a Specialist Science Apprentice, only without the need to attend university. After just one year of this three-and-a-half-year scheme, you will have the potential to earn a BSc (Hons) degree - with the possibility of gaining a Masters once you complete your apprenticeship.


Dividing your time between offices and some of the worlds premier laboratories, you will learn to blend theory with practical skill. You might be helping to develop new chemical processes, inspecting parts using x-ray and ultrasound, or enhancing your forensic analytical skills to help us manufacture for future success wherever in the world our products are used. 


You will be exposed to all parts of our business: civil aerospace, defence aerospace, marine and nuclear. Trained by world-class experts to join the next generation of scientists, you could be involved in areas as varied as inspection, metallurgy, materials science, failure investigation, chemical processing, coatings, research and development, forging and mathematical modelling.


Put simply, our Specialist Science Apprenticeships are as diverse as the opportunities they could lead to.


Rolls-Royce is a global company, providing integrated power solutions for customers in the civil and defence aerospace and marine 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 will 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 to BSc(Hons) degree level with later opportunities for a Masters degree