The Apprentice Engineer Show 2017 is delighted to announce Rolls-Royce will be exhibiting at the event, which takes place on the 25th October 2017, at the Roundhouse, Derby.
Rolls-Royce accounts for 1 in every 250 jobs in the UK
We’ve been at the forefront of engineering in the UK for over 100 years. It’s where the company started, and where it’s headquartered. Employees in the UK work across many areas of our business, and we directly employ about 22,300 people in 30 sites from Scotland to the South West of the UK.
A large proportion of our research investment is spent in the UK, ensuring that we remain at the forefront of technology. We’ve invested in 19 University Technology Centres at 14 UK universities and we work closely with the network of Advanced Manufacturing Research Centres to stay at the forefront of production techniques.
Our state-of-the-art Apprentice Academy in Derby trains hundreds of apprentices each year, many of whom will join the company or go on to work in our supply chain. At any one time we have more than 600 apprentices and a further 750 graduates on our UK Graduate programmes.