Flying high with GKN Aerospace

We live in a region which is a key centre for advanced engineering employers and notably some of the largest in the aerospace industry. According to the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), our Aerospace and Advanced Engineering industry is the fourth largest employment sector in the sub-region with the greatest areas of employment in production, works and maintenance managers; mechanical engineers; metal working production; maintenance fitters; and [...]

October 19th, 2017|Categories: > Focus On Careers, Aerospace|

I get paid to deliberately blow things up!

Martin is a Corporate Lifting Specialist with Rolls-Royce in Filton.  That means that he’s a senior aerospace engineer and as he regularly makes time to attend careers fairs, you may see him at one of yours in due course.  We asked him what he does for Rolls-Royce and some of the experiences he’s had during his career.  Here’s what he told us … What do I [...]

March 2nd, 2017|Categories: > Focus On Careers, Aerospace|

Local careerpaths in Aerospace Engineering

In terms of apprenticeships, there is an incredible choice of employers right here on our doorstep including Thales, GKN Aerospace and Rolls-Royce as well as Airbus who are currently advertising an Engineering Undergraduate Apprenticeship which offers a BEng in Aerospace Engineering alongside a professional IEng level qualification.  Along with your studies, you could expect to undertake a number of work placements at Airbus across Systems, Landing [...]

February 23rd, 2017|Categories: > Focus On Careers, Aerospace|
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