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Electronics Test Technician Apprentice PRIMA ELECTRONIC SERVICES LTD

Prima Electronic Services are a Contract Electronics Manufacturer based in St. Ives, Cambridgeshire. Specialising in PCB assembly and mechanical build, from initial prototype quantities to high volume production. Prima have been operating for over 30 years and are focussed on being agile while maintaining a high-quality standard.

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

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,901.00

  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday, 8:00 – 16:30, Friday – 8:00 – 13:30

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000056795

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Setup & use various test equipment
  • Follow test procedures & complete reports
  • Use various programming techniques to program electronic components
  • Functionally test circuit boards
  • Perform fault finding techniques, identify faulty components & send for rework
  • Maintain test equipment
  • Use various technical documentation e.g. circuit diagrams & assembly drawings
  • Work towards & meet customer deadlines

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

Engineering technician Level 3

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Depending on the outcome of the Apprenticeship. The Apprentice may be able to move on to a full-time role and also progress to further education and training at higher levels.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Administrative skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent N/A (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent N/A (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Apprentice will be working in a factory and electronic lab environment using different types of test equipment. They will be required to use a computer each day.

About the employer

Prima Electronic Services are a Contract Electronics Manufacturer based in St. Ives, Cambridgeshire. Specialising in PCB assembly and mechanical build, from initial prototype quantities to high volume production. Prima have been operating for over 30 years and are focussed on being agile while maintaining a high quality standard. Prima currently employs around 60 people who work in both factory/lab and office environments.

Employer

PRIMA ELECTRONIC SERVICES LTD

Address

Prima Electronics Services Ltd, Unit 4, Harding Way

ST. IVES

PE27 3WR

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Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

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