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London - Sutton

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Subsea7 are looking for Engineering Apprentices to be based in our Sutton, London office. This opportunity blends academic study with real-world engineering applications, allowing you to earn a BEng (Hons) in Electro-Mechanical Engineering without the burden of student debt. Throughout the five-year program, in partnership with the University of Nottingham, you will develop a solid understanding of both mechanical and electrical engineering principles, applying these in real-life business scenarios to promote innovation and efficiency. 



  • Participate in both on-the-job and off-the-job training as outlined in the apprenticeship standard. 
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to address real-world challenges, applying learned theories and practices. 
  • Engage in projects tailored to reinforce your academic learning with practical application. 
  • Contribute to the design, testing, and analysis of engineering projects under the supervision of experienced engineers and university faculty. 
  • Attend block release sessions at Nottingham University as part of the academic component of the apprenticeship. 
  • Document and report on project progress and outcomes as part of continuous assessment requirements. 


Educational Structure: 

  • Year 1-2: Lay a solid foundation in engineering principles, including applied engineering, programming skills, and electrical and electronic devices. 
  • Year 3-4: Specialise in advanced topics such as thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, and engineering management. 
  • Year 5: Undertake a significant BEng project that showcases your ability to integrate and apply all the learned skills in a real-world context. 


  • Minimum of a Level 2 qualification in English Language and GCSE Maths at grade 5 or above 
  • Are eligible to work in the UK 
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Demonstrated interest in and aptitude for engineering 
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills 


Required Qualifications: 

  • A Levels in Maths and two other subjects, ideally with grades B or above. 

Advantageous but not essential:

  • Prior exposure to engineering environments through internships, work experience, or projects. 



  • Earn a fully accredited engineering degree with no tuition fees. 
  • Competitive apprentice salary and benefits package. 
  • Extensive on-the-job training and professional development opportunities. 
  • Good career prospects in electro-mechanical engineering upon completion of the apprenticeship. 


Who are we? 

We are Subsea7, a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects and services for the energy industry. We make offshore energy transition possible through the continuous evolution of lower-carbon oil and gas and by enabling the growth of renewables and emerging energy. 

At Subsea7, we are looking for people who think differently. We want people who can bring new ideas and who are willing to take on challenges that will enable us to make a positive impact on a global stage. 

In turn we will lift you up and encourage you to go further.  Onshore or offshore, embark on a journey of opportunities, continuous learning and development. 

Start your journey with us today. 


An environment where you can thrive 

We recognise that having a diverse team makes us a better, smarter team. Diversity is something we value and regard it as key to our success. 

We encourage new ways of thinking and celebrate our wide range of skills that help us continually challenge the status quo and inspire innovation. An inclusive and diverse environment fosters creativity, improves decision-making and introduces new ways of thinking. 

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Subsea7 and we are committed to creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Fair employment practices, fair treatment for all individuals and equal opportunity on the basis of merit are the foundation of how we work and develop together. .


What happens next? 

If you would like to apply for this role, simply click the Apply button found on this page.   

You may be prompted to set up a profile with us. It’s quick and easy to do.  Or, if you have already created a profile with us, simply log in and submit your application. 

Here are 3 top tips to help you submit a successful application: 

  • Make sure your CV is up-to-date and highlights the transferable skills and experience you can bring to this role. 
  • We would encourage you to include a cover letter as part of your application. It’s your chance to tell us why you would be a brilliant addition to our team. 
  • Take your time with your application and check there are no errors before final submission  
  • Interviews and assessments will take place around the first week of July 2024


Once you have submitted your application, we will be in touch as soon as possible with next steps. 

To find out more about Subsea7 visit our website here. 

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