Silentnight Group Ltd

Apprentice Mechatronics Engineer


Silentnight Group Ltd

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £144.30
37.0 hours per week To be confirmed at interview.
duration: 42 months
start: 7 October 2019
Advanced(level 3)
Engineering Manufacture(Craft and Technician) (apprenticeship standard)
4 positions available
27 September 2019 (application closing date)
This vacancy is for an Apprentice Mechatronics Engineer based in Barnoldswick, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.


Mechatronics Maintenance Technicians ensure that plant and equipment perform to the required standard to facilitate production targets regarding Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost within High Value Manufacturing environments.
This requires the application of a complex blend of skills, knowledge and occupational behaviours across the electrical, electronic, mechanical, fluid power and control systems disciplines.
The main responsibilities of an Engineering Maintenance Technician are:

  • Maintaining machinery and equipment
  • Trouble shooting issues to maintain productivity
  • Repairing faults in machinery and equipment

Future Prospects

Engineers work in high-tech, dynamic environments using state of the art equipment. They are inventors, designers and problem solvers, people who make a difference to the way we live. As trained professionals, engineers are well paid and highly respected. Many get top jobs and even run their own companies. If you enjoy working as part of a team, like solving problems and have a practical flair, you will find engineering has a lot to offer.

Skills Required

  • Problem solving
  • Accuracy
  • Ability to use differing tools and equipment

Qualities Required

  • Must possess an interest in Engineering
  • Good timekeeping and attendance

Qualifications Required

  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above including English, maths, science and technology is desirable. Other equivalent qualifications are acceptable

Training Provided

  • L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
  • L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Mechatronics Maintenance Technician
  • L3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)