Relay Engineering Limited

Electromechanical Engineering Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Relay Engineering Limited (Employer)

Peta Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £11,544.00
37.0 hours per week Monday-Thursday 07:30-12:30, 13:00-16:00 and Friday 07:30-12:30.
45 months (duration)
12 September 2022(start date)
Engineering fitter (apprenticeship standard)
31 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

If you have an eye for detail, enjoy working to schedules and resolving problems, this is the apprenticeship for you. You will be learning how to produce high value, low volume electrical/electronic control systems and assemblies using hand tools.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Joining the Relay team as an Electromechanical Engineering Apprentice, your role will be focused on supporting the manufacturing processes on site. As part of your programme, you will learn how to:

  • Interpret technical information
  • Plan work activities
  • Source the right tools, equipment and resources
  • Produce complex high value, low volume assemblies
  • Check your work against quality standards
  • Identify and resolve problems using proven fault diagnostic methods
  • Hand over products and systems to internal clients

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

Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship you will be paid and day released to PETA’s Havant training facility for off-the-job training. You will learn how to work safely, work efficiently, use technical information, maintain mechanical and electrical equipment and use hand tools.

Your Level 3 programme will include, day release for 24 months to complete a level 3 BTEC technical certificate and a level 3 Engineering workbased qualification delivered in the workplace by PETA.

You will be completing the Level 3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard. Overall duration is 45 months.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As an Electromechanical Engineering apprentice this programme forms part of Relay Engineering’s succession planning for the future. You will be trained, supported and monitored throughout the process. Once the apprenticeship has been completed there may be a permanent position available for the right candidate.

Reality Check

Benefits: Wage will increase in year 2 to £15,273.00, year 3 to £20,298.00 and year 4 to £26,500.00. Auto-enrolled into the company pension scheme after qualification period. 21 days holiday plus bank holidays (3 days to be taken at Christmas). Free parking on site. Onsite restroom with kitchen facilities. Overtime available (time & half after 37 hours). We would encourage early submissions of applications, as these will be considered on receipt and suitable candidates invited for interview. We reserve the right to withdraw the advertisement early if the vacancy is filled before the closing date.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Motivation and drive, Enthusiastic team player, Positive attitude, Willingness to learn, Good level of dexterity, Good level of hand skills, Good hand to eye co-ordination, Process driven, To learn through instruction, To learn through experience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/4-9 or level 2 equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/4-9 or level 2 equivalent) Essential
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