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BAE Systems to recruit new apprentices for Samlesbury and Warton

Posted on - 30th December, 2016 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Grimsargh, News
Brad Smith, the 2016 apprentice of the year at BAE Systems

Brad Smith, the 2016 apprentice of the year at BAE Systems

More than 100 apprentices are being recruited by one of Preston’s biggest employer.

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BAE Systems has announced the recruitment drive for Samlesbury and Warton.

The aerospace firm says it needs a ‘continuous pipeline’ of workers for the submarine programmes at Barrow-in-Furness.

Work on the Dreadnoughts is expected to continue well into the 2030s.

Across the UK more than 2,000 apprentices are being recruited by the company.

Read more: Huge new training academy opened for BAE Systems

An apprentice works in the BAE Academy

An apprentice works in the BAE Academy

Ground managing director at BAE Systems Nigel Whitehead said: “This is a really exciting time to join BAE Systems as an apprentice. We offer a unique training experience and unrivalled opportunities to progress through our organisation regardless of background.

“Many of our senior Directors began their careers as apprentices and we pride ourselves on rewarding ability and commitment. The quality of the training we are able to offer also reflects the dedication of the hundreds of BAE Systems employees who train apprentices in the workplace – passing on their unique knowledge, expertise and experience to the next generation.”

The 110 apprentice roles in Lancashire are in military air and information.

How to apply

You need to visit the BAE Systems website and fill in your details.

Applications are open until 28 February 2017.

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