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An apprenticeship in the RAF offers you the chance to gain a UK-recognised trade qualification as part of a challenging and unique career that could take around the world.

As a Cyberspace Communications Specialist you’ll get paid and trained to maintain and build the RAF’s cyber network. Learn radar, information and cutting-edge global communication systems.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Manage equipment like tactical satellite systems and airfield radars globally.
  • Support RAF all personnel with dedicated communication cyber networks.
  • Set up vital communication and control systems for operations and exercises.
  • Provide Mission Support System Capabilities to next generation aircraft such as Typhoon and Lightening 2.


Engineering Apprenticeships

Semta is the Sector Skills Council for Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies, representing a wide range of sectors: aerospace, automotive, bioscience, electrical, electronics, maintenance, marine, mathematics, mechanical, metals and engineered metal products.

The Modern Apprenticeship in Engineering is designed to support the skills requirements of the sector. The MA has a number of different pathways that learners can take. There is also a higher level apprenticeship available with pathways for Business Improvement Techniques.

Framework Details

More information about the industry can be found on the Semta website