National Institute for Biological Standards - Mechatronics Apprentice
National Institute For Biological Standards & Control
Harrow and Uxbridge College
You will be learning;
- Carrying out fault diagnoses on electronic equipment
- Maintaining Electronic Equipment/Systems
- Testing electrical equipment and circuits
- Maintaining mechanical equipment
- Carrying out preventive planned maintenance on equipment.
- Understand mathematical techniques, formula and calculations in a mechatronics maintenance environment and the type of equipment being maintained.
- Understand how equipment being maintained functions and operating parameters in individual components and how they interact.
- Understand fault diagnostic methods, techniques and equipment used when maintaining equipment and systems.
- Understand condition monitoring methods and equipment used and understand how the information gained supports the planning of maintenance activities
- Understand how to minimise machinery downtime by implementing planned preventative maintenance programmes
*This list is not exhaustive.
Skilled engineer, team leader, manager
You must not have done a Level 3 Electronic or Mechanical Engineering course full time at a training provider – apprenticeship rules mean that we cannot take an ex full time learner on to an apprenticeship because you will have done 50% plus of the learning at college already and we cannot gain funding if this is the case.. You must be able to travel to Potters Bar on a daily basis and also attend college possibly twice a week. NB: The successful applicant will be required by the employer to undergo a security screening process before being confirmed in post. 5 days Mon to Fri week full-time including possibly 2 days per week at college Holiday Entitlement: 25 days plus 8 Bank/public holidays and 1 privilege day per year
- Fully engage in review meetings with your manager and training provider
- Maintain agreed progress in all theory and practical work required for your apprenticeship
- To conduct work as required by your mentor / practical trainer
- To gain experience and knowledge and engineering skills to enable you to become competent to work as you progress through your apprenticeship
The person we are looking for will be;
- Fully committed to learning the job.
- Not afraid of hard work.
- Able to communicate in a business-like manner
- A willingness to learn
- A desire to work in Engineering/Science
- Attention for detail
- A mature outlook
- A team player
- Attend all college classes
- Record practical work required for your course(s) in the prescribed manner
- Attend apprentice learning events run by the Crick
Mandatory GCSE’s at Grade C or Level 4/5 in maths, English is required
Maintenance and operations engineering technician level 3 standard
Apprentices will be required to attend college at least x1 day per week (2 x days for certain engineering apprenticeships) either at Uxbridge, Harrow or Hayes Campus completing necessary mandatory training and units associated with the apprenticeship.
Our Account Manager, industry-trained assessor and Learning Advocate support apprentices to deliver our high-quality training programmes.
The apprentice will be required to complete:
- Standard and End Point Assessment
- Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT (if required)
Other training will be provided by the employer as required to enable the fulfilment of the job role.
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