Babcock International Group

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Profile

Babcock is an international defence company operating in our focus countries of the UK, Australasia, Canada, France, and South Africa, with exports to additional markets with potential to become focus counties. We meet our customers’ key requirements of affordability, availability, and capability by delivering engineering, support and critical systems to defence and civil markets. 

School leaver opportunities

Babcock do not offer School Leaver Programmes. Please see the tab 'apprenticeships' for information about roles.

Apprenticeships

If you’ve got an interest in business, engineering, science or technology, a Babcock apprenticeship could be for you. 

As a Babcock apprentice, you will gain hands-on experience in the workplace while also undertaking a part-time course with a training provider. 

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.

As an apprentice, you’ll also receive a superb package of benefits including personal development training and opportunities, a minimum of 28 days of holiday including bank holidays and a competitive pension scheme.   

As you progress through your career, you’ll have the opportunity to pursue further education opportunities and higher-level qualifications. 

We are very proud that apprentices choose to stay with us long after completion of their apprenticeship. In fact, many of our senior managers started their careers as apprentices in Babcock.

Salary & benefits

Earn while you learn with a Babcock Apprenticeship. Rates of pay are highly competitive and further training opportunities are available during and after your apprenticeship.

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.

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. 

Requirements

We look for the following attributes in all of our apprentices:

  • You’ll need the focus to learn vocational skills and follow academic courses too. Entry requirements depend on the type and level of apprenticeship you are applying for, but as a minimum you will need to have at least three GCSEs (grades 4 and above) or five Standard Grades, including maths, English and a science or technical subject depending on the apprenticeship you are applying for. More information on entry requirements can be found on specific vacancies.
  • You’ll need to show a genuine interest in your subject/career choice and show a willingness to learn, question and collaborate within a team.
  • You’ll need to be reliable and able to motivate yourself, while taking pride in delivering a high-quality service.
  • Most of your working life will be spent working as part of a team, so you need to be considerate and respectful towards other people. In essence, be kind.
  • Implement our Purpose & Principles into your working life will help us deliver better outcomes for our culture, customers and communities.

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