Aerospace software development engineer
Developing software to support the aerospace industry.
6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)
- Typical length
- Funding cap
(from 1 May 2017)
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
- academic qualifications of 240 UCAS points or above at A level standard (or equivalent)
- must include maths plus at least 1 other science, technology or engineering subject
- 5 GCSEs at grades A to C, including maths, English and double science (or an equivalent qualification)
- What apprentices will learn
- the fundamentals of software engineering
- configuration management and software build processes
- how to develop and apply algorithms
- application of engineering operations and toolsets
- engineering mathematics
- systems engineering
- modelling and simulation software
- how to interpret engineering data
- business improvement techniques
Apprentices will achieve:
- a level 4 aerospace software engineering (development competence)
- a level 5 aerospace software engineering (development technical knowledge)
- an employer stipulated level 6 Bachelor Honours degree (BSc) Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).
- Professional registration
Completion of the apprenticeship has been designed to be recognized by relevant professional engineering institutions at the appropriate level of registration (IEng).