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Ordnance, Munitions and Explosives (OME) Apprenticeships

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A career in Ordnance Munitions and Explosives (OME) is challenging, stimulating and dynamic.

The OME Apprenticeship programmes have been developed in collaboration with employers to ensure that they meet current career progression needs in an industry that is central to maintaining national security now and in the future.

This innovative programme will help apprentices develop their professional and technical skills through a combination of university study and work based learning.

The programme has been designed to ensure the fully competent OME Technician or Professional can work in a wide range of large or small, public or private organisations within this sector including defence, chemical, commercial, military, security, analytical or research.

These programmes have been recognised and accredited by the Institute of Explosives Engineers (IExpE).

They also meet the specification of: