Apprenticeships with Cobham

There are a wide range of Cobham Apprenticeship roles available in various Engineering and Operations, as well as Business functions across the business. Cobham Apprenticeship roles are based at one of the company’s 24 different locations across the South East, East of England and North West.

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the most challenging problems, from deep space to the depths of the ocean. The company employs more than 11,000 people on five continents, and has customers and partners in over 100 countries.

Cobham is a market leader in wireless, audio, video and data communications, as well as satellite communications. It is also a leader in defence electronics, air-to-air refuelling, aviation services, life support and mission equipment. The company operates across four main business disciplines:

Space
From the design of the first breathing regulator for Project Mercury, to a full suite of hardware and cutting-edge pneumatic subsystems for the ISS, Cobham has engineered some of the most complex, challenging space components in existence today. Cobham builds ultimate reliability into life support, propulsion systems, microelectronics, rotary joints, actuators, microwave electronics, and satellite communications technology for space.

Every US astronaut since John Glenn has breathed through a Cobham regulator. Cobham also designed and supplied vital equipment supplied for NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory Mission. Furthermore, Cobham produces regulators for missile defence systems and for hypersonic test vehicles and microwave equipment on major European military communications satellite

Air
Every Airbus aircraft features Cobham technology including avionics, communication and navigation equipment and antennas. From satellite communications for internet in the sky, to fuel tank inerting components for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Cobham doesn’t just make systems for aircraft, the company also flies them too, carrying more than 1.5 million passengers a year.

Land
Cobham’s satellite communications are used for newsgathering and broadcast, offering high-speed connectivity from remote locations and largescale events. The company’s slip ring technology, originally developed for helicopter applications, is now used on land based radar antennas and renewable energy applications such as wind turbines.

Furthermore, Cobham’s satellite communications and Ground Penetrating Radar detection technologies support humanitarian efforts around the world. Cobham’s technology is also embedded on many of today’s most advanced military aircraft to increase their safety and mission capabilities.

Maritime
Cobham’s products can be found aboard civil vessels of every size and purpose – from luxury yachts to the largest cargo transports and cruise ships. From personal inflation systems, environmental control and fire suppression subsystems, to broadcast and communication of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Cobham also develops specialist technologies such as diving rebreathers, components and antennas, as well as complete monitoring and surveillance systems discreetly disguised in cargo containers. The company also provides specialist electronic warfare and target towing services to aid naval mission rehearsal. These technologies mean Cobham is improving the mission effectiveness of security forces from the Arctic to the Equator.

 

In addition to the Cobham Apprenticeship roles summarised here, the company also offers a range of Graduate Jobs:

Cobham Graduate Jobs

Roles Available with Cobham

The Cobham Apprenticeship programme is a rotational scheme designed to provide a broad perspective of the business. One day you could be assembling some complicated mechanical or electronic products or even carrying out maintenance on one of the company’s aircraft. The next you could be taking part in a quality audit, writing a technical report or modifying engineering drawings. Potential future roles with the organisation include:

  • Aftersales
  • Commercial
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Flight Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Operations
  • Procurement
  • Project Management
  • Quality
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Technicians and Operators

Education Requirements for Cobham

The Education Requirements for the Cobham Apprenticeship programme are as follows:

  • 4 GCSEs including Maths, English, Science and one technical subject.

However, candidates should refer to the Cobham Apprenticeship website for specific education requirements for individual roles.

When can I apply for an apprenticeship at Cobham?

The Cobham Apprenticeship programme opens for applications in the beginning of the year, with closing dates towards the end of April.

Candidates should visit the Cobham Apprenticeship website for details of the current vacancies available.

To find out more about this Apprenticeship at Cobham register now:

Other Popular Apprenticeships:

Suzuki Apprenticeship - Suzuki Advanced Apprenticeships Graduation Class of 2016

Suzuki

The Suzuki Apprenticeship programme is only one of a very small number which also offers Apprenticeship opportunities with its Motorcycle and ATV (All-Terrain Vehicles) retail network. These ...
MAN Trucks Apprenticeship - MAN Truck in quarry

MAN Truck & Bus UK

The MAN Trucks Apprenticeship programme offers apprenticeship in partnership with the MAN Truck & Bus Dealership network across the country. As one of the fastest growing truck and ...
P&A Wood - Classic Car Restoration Apprenticeship - Apprentices group photo

P & A Wood (Rolls-Royce & Bentley)

P & A Wood‘s ‘Classic Vehicle Restoration Apprenticeship Scheme’ offers apprentices the opportunity to work with world class craftsmen on some of the world‘s finest and most ...
Volkswagen Apprenticeship - Volkswagen Central Billing

Volkswagen

The Volkswagen Apprenticeship programme offers a range of roles with the VW Dealer network. There are more than 200 VW Dealers in towns all across the UK. About ...
Skanska Apprenticeship - Apprentices on site

Skanska

There are a wide range of Skanska Apprenticeship roles available across various departments and locations across the UK. Apprenticeship roles are available in various functions within Engineering, ...
Midland Metro Apprenticeship - TrainTramTrain-2

Midland Metro

There are a range of Midland Metro Apprenticeship roles available in various departments across the Midland Metro Alliance. This is a team of planning, design and construction ...
Apprenticeship - Design Studio Engineer - Clay Modelling

Aston Martin

An Aston Martin Apprenticeship is one of the most coveted in the industry. Aston Martin has an outstanding history of hand-making stylish, powerful sports and GT cars. ...
Essential Fleet Services Apprenticeship - Essentials Lincolnshire CC Arocs

Essential Fleet Services

Essential Fleet Services has 15 workshops across the country which maintains for Commercial Vehicles for many Councils and Corporate clients, and where the company recently introduced a ...
London Gatwick Airport Apprenticeships

London Gatwick Airport

The London Gatwick Airport Apprenticeships programme is an exciting 4-year programme targeted at those interested in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. London Gatwick Airport is open 24 hours ...