United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority

Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (Employer)

The Mtc - Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,525.00
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday 8.15am - 4.30pm
42 months (duration)
19 September 2022(start date)
Engineering technician (apprenticeship standard)
10 positions available
18 February 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Our apprenticeship scheme will enable you to develop both general work-related skills and professional qualifications to excel in your chosen discipline. Become an engineering technician, learn how to design, manufacture, install mechanical and electrical services, components, assemblies and equipment in accordance with current codes of practice.


What will the apprentice be doing?

On a typical day, some of the tasks completed by apprentices are:

  • Designing mechanical assemblies and electrical circuits
  • Maintaining various components and engineering systems
  • Working with remote handling applications
  • Installation of electrical cubicles
  • Assembly of mechanical structures
  • Attending external outreach and careers events

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

Our advanced engineering apprenticeship follows the L3 Engineering Technician standard. (More details on the standard can be found out on the IfA website below): https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/engineering-technician/ 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

UKAEA offer this four-year apprenticeship, where full training will be provided to become a fully qualified engineering technician. We also encourage and support you to achieve professional accreditation. Our scheme is accredited by the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET), and on successful completion you will achieve EngTech status. 

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths, English, Science related, plus 2 more (Grade C (4-9)) Essential
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