Dstl

Company Profile

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is at the heart of the UK’s defence and Security capabilities, ensuring that our vital and unique innovative science and technology contribute to current and future challenges. We provide the UK expertise in a spectrum of engineering and scientific fields. We work with the best people with the best ideas, and apply them in unexpected ways, much of which is operationally critical with the potential to save many lives.

We work at the forefront of defence and security research and innovation, a dynamic and rapidly evolving environment. Taking technology and push it to its limits, using creativity and innovation to solve real world problems for real world customers. Quite simply, this is work that you cannot do anywhere else. 

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Crucially, we work with other brilliant people – collaborating with everyone from small companies and world-class universities to large defence companies and other nations. Together, we develop battle-winning technologies, based on deep and widespread research, to support UK military operations now and into the future.

Join Dstl on an apprenticeship and you will gain a breadth of experience working alongside some of the worlds experts in their field. Our programmes enable you to get stuck in and work on real life projects, whilst learning and gaining a qualification at the same time. Our apprenticeships range from advanced through to degree level programmes. 

Locations:

Porton Down, Salisbury
Portsdown West, Fareham
Fort Halstead, Kent

Job openings

Meet us at the London & Birmingham Exhibitions
Engineering

During this three-year apprenticeship, you’ll support colleagues from the Home Office and MoD, right through to the National Crime Agency and the Army. Depending on your interests, you’ll develop your skills on either an electronic or mechanical pathway.

Apply by 17/03/2019

Meet us at the London & Birmingham Exhibitions
Engineering

On this apprenticeship, you’ll join an integral part of Dstl - the Threat Evaluation Group (TEG). TEG carry out cutting-edge research and evaluation activities that directly impact the effectiveness of UK forces.

Apply by 17/03/2019

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IT & telecoms, Science & research

On this apprenticeship, you’ll spend about 20% of your time on an off-site training scheme. But you’ll spend the remainder of your time at our Portsdown West site, Fareham, contributing to our impactful work.

Apply by 17/03/2019

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IT & telecoms

This role is part of the Digital & Technology Solutions Professional Degree, where you’ll choose to go down a Software Engineer, Network Engineer or Data Analyst role.

Apply by 17/03/2019

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Commercial Apprentice

Dstl South West England
Logistics, purchasing & supply

Working in our commercial function, you’ll build a deep understanding of procurement and get to know how our work helps maintain UK security. You’ll work at the forefront of defence, helping to find materials for our state-of-the-art labs and enabling research that’ll lead to the next generation of military equipment.

Apply by 17/03/2019

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Business & management

On this apprenticeship, you’ll learn crucial project management processes and help to deliver projects that are vital to defence and technology support.

Apply by 17/03/2019

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Engineering, IT & telecoms

On this apprenticeship, you’ll join either the Chemical Biological and Radiological (CBR) group, or Defence Security and Analysis (DSA).

Apply by 17/03/2019

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