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Level 2 Aircraft Engineering Maintenance Apprenticeship at Royal Navy Apprenticeships

Course description

Royal Navy job role:

  • Air Engineering Technician

All civilian industries, from printing to car-making, depend on complex machinery. The same is true of the Royal Navy, with its warships, submarines, aircraft, vehicles and weapon systems.

Through your engineering apprenticeship, you’ll learn everything you need to know about designing, building and maintaining them.

Course content

As an Air Engineering Technician, you’ll complete a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Aircraft Engineering Maintenance, preparing you for specialist training in mechanical technology or avionics and, later, a possible foundation degree course.


Level 2 Apprenticeship: Aircraft Engineering Maintenance.

Financial information

Starting salary: £13,377 to £16,681 a year.

Future opportunities

Level 3: Foundation degree modules

Further information

You embark on your Royal Navy adventure with ten weeks of basic training at our shore base, HMS Raleigh. You can be sure these 10 weeks will test your mind and body.There will be exams to study for and physical challenges to tackle, but you will also have plenty of opportunities to relax and socialise with your fellow recruits.Not many experiences can match the feeling of marching in your passing-out parade - and the sense of achievement that goes with it.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Royal Navy Apprenticeships directly.

Last updated date: 05 August 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year


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    • HMS Sultan is the home of Defence School of Marine Engineering (DSMarE) and the Royal Naval Air Engineering and Survival School (RNAESS).