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BAE Systems Australia

  • #1 in Defence & aerospace
  • 50,000 - 100,000 employees

What other early career programs are available at BAE Systems?

BAE Systems Australia

Not sure about a graduate program – or looking to move into a different career path? BAE Systems offers a variety of alternate pathways into its workforce.

Software Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

A new higher education route designed to get you into the workforce faster.

You’ll complete your education during in-person classes, online learning and workplace training on real-world projects alongside industry professionals. 

You’ll earn a salary while learning, and graduate with a Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours) from the University of South Australia.

Register your interest

Defence Industry Pathways Program (DIPP)

Hands-on traineeships across diverse areas at our Henderson shipyard in Western Australia.

DIPP is a 12-month traineeship that provides graduates with a qualification in Defence Industry Pathways. The traineeship offers hands-on training and experience within a range of areas within defence industry, such as manufacturing and engineering, computing, logistics, cyber-security, procurement, technical drawing and computer aided drawing.

Trainees within the program attend training at the TAFE WA Fremantle Campus and gain real-life experience through work placements with defence industry partners.

Learn more about DIPP

Apprenticeships and traineeships

BAE Systems offer regular opportunities for new recruits to join its business.

Apprenticeship programs vary from one to three years and will give you the chance to earn while you learn, gain industry recognised qualifications and valuable experience working on real world projects, alongside subject matter experts.

Apprenticeships are available in Adelaide, Perth and Newcastle across a variety of trades including aircraft maintenance, welding, electrotechnology, electronics, machining, mechanical and paint and blast.

Applications generally open in August. Expressions of interest are open year-round so you are notified when new apprentice or trainee opportunities become available.

👉  Learn more about the early career opportunities at BAE Systems Australia.