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Upskill and advance your career in the space sector

BRAND NEW Level 4 Space Technician Apprenticeship

Are you wanting to kickstart your career in space engineering? Or upskill and advance into a higher-level technical role to boost your future progression?

Our innovative new 48 month Level 4 Space Technician Apprenticeship is a fantastic opportunity to become part of an exciting profession, learning from sector experts and gaining an industry-recognised qualification. 


The UK space industry is an exciting and increasingly fast-growing sector that is estimated to have trebled in size since 2000, with no signs of slowing down.

Currently contributing an estimated £14.8 billion per year and 42,000 jobs to the UK economy, the UK space industry has ambitions to increase its global market share to 10% by 2030. In order to do this, the current workforce will need to double over the next 10 years.

The Level 4 Space Technician Apprenticeship is a unique opportunity to develop the skills you need to advance your career within the space sector.

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Take the first step towards your career in the space industry. Apply to become an apprentice today!

What will you learn?

Learn from industry experts at our world-class, state-of-the-art facilities.

Our Level 4 Apprenticeships provide you with extensive knowledge and the specialist skills required to fulfil roles within engineering with a higher level of responsibility.

Throughout the 48 month apprenticeship, you will develop your problem solving as well as the necessary theoretical and practical skills that are required to excel within the fast-growing space industry.

Your future – where could our apprenticeship take you?

This industry-recognised qualification is designed to develop school leavers or learners who are looking to progress to a higher level-technical role, which could lead to future progression and leadership roles. You gain the necessary skills and knowledge to advance into the space sector and progress onto in-demand roles such as:

  • Spacecraft Mechanical Engineering Technician
  • Spacecraft Propulsion Engineering Technician
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technician
  • Control and Instrumentation Engineering Technician
  • Electrical or Electronic Engineering Technician

What you’ll need - course requirements

To be eligible for our Level 4 Space Technician Apprenticeship, you will need to demonstrate a passion for manufacturing, engineering and space as well as meeting our academic requirements which include:

A minimum of 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science-based subjects A*-C or 4-9 (with the exception of maths which will require a minimum grade of A*-B or 6-9).

Desirable Prerequisite – Level 3 Engineering Qualification or relevant engineering experience educated to A standard level (Maths/Physics)