Thales UK Limited

2021 EMC Apprentice (Level 3 Engineering Technician) - Advanced (Level 3)

Thales UK Limited (Employer)

East Surrey College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £7,984.60
37.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 37 hours per week Working times per day will be confirmed by the manager
42 months (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
5 January 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Our exciting EMC Apprentice role should develop your skills to become a confident, positive and flexible engineer. With well-honed technical knowledge gained from the academic commitments and supporting the team to deliver EMC knowledge and testing capability to Thales UK.


What will the apprentice be doing?

The role of Electromagnetic Compatibility or EMC engineer is to make sure that the products we design will work in real-life by undertaking a series of tests that show that the item being tested is not affected by emissions around it (radio waves, pulses, lightning strikes etc). They also make sure that the item under test does not emit anything that may affect the environment in a way that is unexpected or will cause problems.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

As a EMC apprentice you will be working towards a Level 3 in Engineering Technician. For the duration of this 3-4 year programme you will be given one day per week in which to complete your studies with a local college. For the other 4 days you will be working in the business, applying your learning and gaining a breadth of experience across the industry.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Will  become an ECM Engineer

Skills Required

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE'S Including Maths English & STEM Subject (Grade A-C (9-4)) Essential
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