The Automation Partnership (Cambridge) Limited

Apprentice Engineering Technician - Advanced (Level 3)

The Automation Partnership (Cambridge) Limited (Employer)

Cambridge Regional College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,600.00
37.5 hours per week 37.5 hours per week. Monday to Friday, between 9am to 5.30pm.
42 months (duration)
19 July 2021(start date)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
30 June 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The Technical Apprentice will be responsible for the successful completion of their apprenticeship in a fixed timeframe and to prepare for a future career in their field of expertise.

Responsibilities

The Technical Apprentice will be responsible for the successful completion of their apprenticeship in a fixed timeframe and to prepare for a future career in their field of expertise.

The role of an Engineering Apprentice will involve working within our existing teams where you will be mentored and supported to learn and develop new skills to mechanically and electrically build, and functionally test, machines and systems prior to shipping worldwide.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Working within several groups inside the organisation whilst training
  • Assisting with assembly, wiring and testing of our products
  • Learning to communicate effectively with internal functions
  • Understanding the principles behind automated systems
  • Learning to carry out the mechanical build of automated robotic systems
  • Learning to undertake electrical build and assembly of automated robotic systems
  • Understanding how to set up automated machinery control systems
  • Understanding the principals of electro-mechanical fault finding on complex automated systems

Future Prospects

  • Successful candidates will have the opportunity to progress into further qualifications or apply for other permanent vacancies within the business once they have completed their apprenticeship

Reality Check

  • Successful candidates will be expected to travel to the sites in Royston on the days that they are not at college
  • If current restrictions are not lifted, they may also be expected to work from home

Skills Required

  • Able to communicate effectively and ask for help when necessary
  • Conscientious manner of working
  • Safety conscious
  • Able to work well as part of a team or on their own, using their initiative

Qualities Required

  • Self-motivated
  • Reliable, trustworthy and honest
  • Keen for knowledge and new skills
  • Flexible, ‘can do’ approach
  • Genuine interest in engineering

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE A*-C/9-4 or equivalents in maths, English and science or technology based subjects
  • Practical workshop skills also an advantage but will be covered in the foundation part of the training

Training Provided

We offer apprentices the opportunity to gain experience, skills and knowledge in different areas of the business from Design through to Manufacturing and Commissioning. Apprentices will spend time in different areas of the business learning about and working in each department.

We work in partnership with Cambridge Regional College (CRC) who deliver the NVQ Level 3 qualification. You will be based one day per week at college and the rest of the time based at the offices in Royston.

We have a dedicated team who ensure that our apprentices receive full support and guidance to enable them to succeed.

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