Design and Technology KS3 / GCSE: Engineering apprenticeships

Two engineering apprentices describe their work on a nuclear submarine at BAE Systems in Barrow-in-Furness and at a Rolls Royce factory in Derby.

Industry is investing in engineering apprentices to create inventive designers, builders, problem solvers and team players.

Elite and highly skilled, the engineering apprentice is essential to industry in the UK today.

Teacher Notes

Could be used to introduce learners to a range of training, education and career pathways in engineering, including technician, incorporated and chartered grade.

They might look at engineering institution websites (such as the Institute of Engineers and Technologists) as part of information, advice and guidance within Design and Technology lessons.

Curriculum Notes

This clip will be relevant for teaching KS3 and KS4/GCSE Design and Technology, materials.

This topic appears in OCR, Edexcel, AQA, WJEC in England and Wales, CCEA in Northern Ireland and SQA National 4/5 and Higher in Scotland.