Defence Equipement And Support


Our company in a nutshell

About Us:



 (with Defence Equipment & Support)

Earn while you learn!
This is an amazing fully paid opportunity to become an engineer with the Ministry of Defence, while also earning yourself a valuable HNC engineering qualification along the way! 

This means that you could have 3 years of fully supported training & development with the DE&S Advanced Apprenticeship scheme.
A Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) Apprenticeship is an amazing three year development programme leading to an exciting office based Engineering Management role; supporting equipment and systems used in the Royal Navy, Royal Air force, and British Army.
Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) is a bespoke trading entity, an arm's length body of the Ministry of Defence (MOD). Employing around 12,500 people and with a budget of £14 billion, DE&S plays a vital role in maintaining military operational capability by acquiring and supporting a wide range of world class equipment and services

Our Expertise: 

Equipping and supporting our Armed Forces and also developing you - so that you can be an Engineer! 

Career Opportunities and Training: 

Our amazing Advanced Apprenticeship launches hundreds of Apprentices into exciting careers within the Ministry of Defence, Defence Equipment and Support - and you could be one of them! 

You could earn many qualifications and skills with this Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme including: National Diploma, Higher National Certificate, NVQ Level 3, Engineering Technician…and many more! 

This means that you will have the chance to work at the cutting edge of technology, preparing you for your exciting Engineering Management career in the MOD. 

Our Team/Our Staff: 

Defence Equipment and Support is a key area of the Ministry of Defence responsible for equipping and supporting our Armed Forces. 


Bristol and Plymouth. 


A very good salary. 

Huge investment in your training and development. 

Earn yourself a range of top qualifications. 

An exciting career working in support of our Armed Forces. 

The opportunity to learn Workshop Skills in the first year. 

Excellent pension scheme, sports and social opportunities, generous annual leave allowance...and much more! 

See our website to find out how much we will pay you and details of the GCSE passes you will need to join this Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme. 


We work in support of a huge range of defence equipment: from Submarines and Tanks through to Weapons and Explosives, and much more!