Engineering Degree Apprentice

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 677116395-2
  • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
  • Apprentice Employer: Safran
  • Location: Croesyceiliog, Gwent
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Transport & Logistics, Civil Engineering, Health and Safety
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship


For more than 80 years, Safran Seats has been a premium manufacturer of First and Business Class seating systems for passenger airlines.

With the largest seats portfolio of all seats suppliers, we pride ourselves on innovation, customization, quality and industrial design.

Safran Seats GB, based in Cwmbran, South Wales is a 100% owned subsidiary of Safran Seats and we currently have 800+ employees (across 3 sites in the UK- Cwmbran, Newport and Brackley).

Seats GB offers:

Unique and High-end Quality products

Market leader in Bespoke aircraft seating

Passenger Experience Expertise

In-house design studio and group Synergies

Dedicated production line and Industrialisation facilities

Bespoke capabilities

Co-creation abilities

Electrical, Mechanical Design or Integrated Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

This degree apprenticeship scheme involves learners splitting their time between University study and the workplace ; 1 day/week at university and 4 days/week onsite in Cwmbran. It enables students to have real workplace experience and earn a salary, whilst simultaneously gaining a full bachelor s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering. This combination of work and study is a fantastic way to gain the experience and knowledge necessary to succeed and develop in the workplace.

To start this programme, you must have completed an NVQ level 3 in Engineering or A levels including Mathematics, English and one Science principle or Engineering.

Do you want to join our team?

Our employees are at the heart of our success; we offer a range of competitive benefits, career progression and training opportunities helping to ensure we build the future.

Company Benefits

At Safran Seats GB, we continue to support our employees and their contribution by providing a range of benefits.

25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays

Working Hours (unless specified) are 37.5 hours per week; Mon-Thurs (8am-4:30pm), Friday (8am-1:30pm)

On Board Benefits Programme, providing a number of schemes such as cycle to work, technology savings, retail discounts and access to private healthcare

Fulfilling your potential with Career Progressions opportunities such as company sponsorship and further training courses

Family friendly policies including maternity, paternity, adoptive parents, shared parental leave, parental leave and flexible working

Equality & Diversity initiatives with internal groups for workplace engagement and involvement

STEM engagement with schools, colleges and universities and Charitable activities for all

Free parking onsite

With a focus on employee health and wellbeing, we have a large, canteen/break area with indoor and outdoor seating, bicycle storage and shower/changing facilities