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Mechatronics Engineering Technician Apprenticeship ESG GROUP LIMITED

This role will be based in the workshop at ESG to learn to become a well-rounded technician. Alongside development of your technical skills, you will grow your abilities in complementary areas like organisation, prioritisation, data analysis and problem solving techniques, teamwork, communication and presentation skills.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday from 7:00am - 4:30pm, with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break. Please note you will be attending college 2 days per week for the first year and 1 day per week in the years thereafter.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include but not limited to: 

  • Obtaining, checking and using the appropriate documentation (such as job instructions, drawings, quality control documentation).
  • Working safely at all times, complying with health, safety and environmental legislation, regulations and organisational requirements.
  • Planning and where applicable obtaining all the resources required to undertake the work activity.
  • Undertaking the work activity using the correct processes, procedures and equipment
  • Carrying out the required checks (such as quality, compliance or testing) using the correct procedures, processes and/or equipment.
  • Dealing promptly and effectively with engineering/manufacturing problems within the limits of their responsibility using approved diagnostic methods and techniques and report those which cannot be resolved to the appropriate personnel.
  • Completing any required documentation using the defined recording systems at the appropriate stages of the work activity.
  • Restoring the work area on completion of the activity and where applicable return any resources and consumables to the appropriate location.

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

  • The apprentice will be working towards the Engineering Technician Level 3 apprenticeship standard.
  • Qualifications include; Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence), Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Mechatronics Maintenance Technician and Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge).
  • College attendance will be at the Colchester Institute - Colchester Campus 2 days per week for the first year and 1 day per week in the years thereafter.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • To be a fully qualified Engineer, with experience of working in a challenging and forward-thinking environment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs including maths, English and Science (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Desired
A Level or equivalent Maths, Science and Technology Subjects (Grade C or above) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Engineering (Grade successful completion Level 3) Desired

About the employer

ESG Group Ltd is the UK’s leading independent glass processor. Operating from our Witham site of over 120,000sq.ft, we service the whole of the United Kingdom with our extensive range of products. Our market-leading product portfolio has seen our glass being used at many prestigious locations around the world. Our architectural glass can be found in most of UK’s busiest airports and train stations, as well as in Europe’s tallest and most striking buildings.




Units 1-3 Moss Road




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Training provider



Colchester Institute - Apprenticeship Team


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Aug 2022