Apprenticeships: a brilliant start to your career

With more opportunities and facilities than ever before, it’s an exciting time to join QinetiQ. And joining us as an apprentice is a great way to develop your skills and become a key player in a rapidly-growing business. Many of our apprentices go on to become senior technical experts; leading or advising on ground-breaking projects in air, land and maritime. There are other opportunities, too: we also offer apprenticeships in disciplines such as business administration, management, project management, information systems, sales, software engineering and facilities management. With over 35 locations across the UK, the opportunities are impressive.

This year, we’re focusing even more on our apprentice intake. You’ll find our induction and training second-to-none. What’s more, the culture and atmosphere in our sites is both inspirational and supportive, with all of the guidance and information you need right at your fingertips.

Without doubt, an apprenticeship with QinetiQ is a brilliant start to your career. Explore our available opportunities today: enter ‘apprentice’ in the keyword search box on our Search & Apply page.

Why join QinetiQ as an apprentice?


  • Our completion rate for apprenticeships is near 95% (against the national average of 75%)
  • Our award-winning training site at Boscombe Down has been successfully training aircraft technicians for the over 40 years
  • Our range of Higher Apprenticeship schemes are a credible alternative University qualifications
  • You’ll be part of an inspirational, motivational team of people who know how


QinetiQ Inspiring a Generation - Apprenticeships
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QinetiQ People Who Know How
Apprenticeships: a brilliant start to your career