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Degree Apprenticeships

Westinghouse Springfields has introduced Degree Apprenticeships in Business and Engineering. 

The aim is to supply specialist business and engineering roles with bright, talented and enthusiastic young people in support of to the growing nuclear arena. Trainees will complete a training programme and academic qualifications leading to a Business or Engineering Degree (Hons)

Aimed at young people with at least 4 GCSE A*-C (new 9 to 4) grades including Mathematics, English Language.

For the Nuclear Engineering Degree apprenticeship:

  • Science GCSE A*-C Grade plus
  • 3 GCE A-levels (achieved or predicted), including Mathematics and/or a Science/Technology subject
  • BTEC Level 3 qualification in an Engineering/Technology subject with at least Distinction Merit Grade (achieved or predicted).
  • Duration of Apprenticeship is 5 Years

Case Study

“Without the basics to build on from Springfields Apprenticeship I wouldn’t be where I am today. The skills I learned from the apprentice training scheme covered all the core skills for my career, from electrical to mechanical, plus basic skills for other areas. I enjoyed the whole course especially the hands-on work experience. The social activities such as paint balling and go-karting all really helped us work better as a team. I would recommend the scheme to other women as it really helped my confidence in the workplace and I wouldn’t change it for anything.” - Lisa Dentith