Kelvion Limited

Engineering Technician (Design/Development Engineering) Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Kelvion Limited (Employer)

Peta Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,795.00 to £18,525.00
37.5 hours per week 08.00 – 16:30 Mon – Thu and Friday 08.00 – 13:30
48 months (duration)
28 March 2022(start date)
Engineering technician (apprenticeship standard)
11 March 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

PETA Ltd are looking to source an exceptional Engineering Design Apprentice for our client, Kelvion.If you enjoy working to schedules and resolving problems, this is the apprenticeship for you. You will learn to use 2D and 3D design software, working with production and manufacturing teams to ensure products move smoothly from design to production.


You will assist the testing team ensuring that products meet the standards required, eventually being able to work with minimum supervision, taking responsibility for the quality, accuracy, and timely delivery of the work you undertake.

Other responsabilties: 

  • As an engineering design apprentice, you will learn about all of Kelvions’ products, their functionality and specifications
  • You will use your excellent communication skills to communicate effectively ensuring that all stakeholders receive the information they require in the most suitable format
  • As an engineering design apprentice, you will learn how to liaise with clients and stakeholders to identify requirements
  • You will become competent researching possible design options including the development of existing products
  • As an engineering design apprentice, you will learn how to produce proof of concept and specifications for new projects
  • You will become competent working with the R&D, production engineering and manufacturing teams to ensure designs can easily be manufactured
  • As an engineering design apprentice, you will learn how to produce designs and bills of materials using design software to meet Kelvion standards
  • You will become competent working with the production team to ensure that products move smoothly from design through prototyping to production
  • As an engineering design apprentice, you will also assist the testing team ensuring that products meet the safety standards required

Future Prospects

We are looking for people with that something special, we can offer you exciting and challenging projects, if you buy into our can-do culture your career with us will be a success. Succession planning is an important part of our business culture, we consciously focus on the further development of our employees.

Reality Check


  • Auto-enrolled into the company pension scheme after qualification period
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays (3 days to be taken at Christmas)
  • Free parking on site
  • You will gain a level 1A LCS Lean Awareness qualification
  • Onsite restroom with kitchen facilities
  • Opportunity to travel occasionally in European footprint
  • Overtime available

Skills Required

  • You will be IT literate
  • You will possess good communication skills with the ability to communicate with peers and management
  • You will possess good interpersonal and written writing skills

Qualities Required

  • Your motivation, drive and focus are the assets that will be best appreciated
  • You will be ojective, using factual information and data to make decsions
  • You will be organised and work in a tidy, professional manner
  • Have an excellent attention to detail
  • Your logical approach to problem solving will enable you to perform to make a good contribution to all aspects of the job

Qualifications Required

  • 5 GCSE's at grade C/4 or above (or equivalents) to include maths and English are essential

Training Provided

Throughout the duration of the design apprenticeship you will be required to attend PETA’s Havant training center for off-the-job training.  This will start as 18 months of day release when you will complete your foundation skills training.

• Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements

• Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment

• Using and communicating technical information

• Producing CAD models (drawings) using a CAD system

• Conducting business improvement activities

• General machining, fitting and assembly applications

• Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment

• Maintaining electrical equipment/systems

• Assembling and testing electronic circuits

• General welding applications

You will then pass through the foundation Gateway to complete your skills development training in years 2 - 4 with your employer. Your Level 3 development programme will include:

Level 3 Advanced Engineering (Development Competence) delivered in the workplace by your PETA Job Coach, and day release for 24 months to complete a Level 3 Btec technical certificate.

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