Leonardo is a global high-tech company and a leading player in aerospace, defence and security.

We employ over 7,000 people at seven sites across the UK and, at any one time, have with over 500 young people on our training programmes, including graduate schemes, apprenticeships and industrial placements.

Leonardo produces the UK’s AW159 Wildcat and AW101 Merlin helicopters flown by the British Army and Royal Navy and is at the heart of some of the country’s most advanced defence electronics developments. These include the world-beating new ECRS Mk2 radar for Royal Air Force Typhoon aircraft and being one of the founding UK members of the Tempest programme, which is developing the successor to Typhoon, due to go into service in 2035.

As one of the largest employers of engineering apprentices, we offer a variety of routes to gain qualifications through on-the-job training from level 2 to degree in specialisms such as engineering, manufacturing operations, software and business. Leonardo’s apprenticeship schemes develop promising people into engineers and business professionals of the future.

And we are here to support you every step of the way. Leonardo is Gold level accredited for Investing in People, Young People and Wellbeing, and offer career mentoring for motivated individuals.

Throughout lockdown we have continued to bring people into our business, welcoming more than 600 new employees including over 120 early careers inductees.

With a company funded benefits package, a commitment to learning and development, and a flexible approach to working hours focused on the needs of both our employees and customers, a career with Leonardo has never offered as many opportunities or been more accessible to as many people.

Find out more about the exciting and challenging careers we offer.

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