Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Electronics Manufacturing 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.

Apply now

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

    VAC1000057015

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Run various types of machinery to reach an assembled product such as SMT Pick & Place machines.
  • Hand place components on to the board and solder if necessary.
  • Inspect the product for assembly defects or issues.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on the equipment in use.
  • Learn about various electronics components, package sizes and specifications.
  • Use technical documentation such as assembly drawings and parts lists to produce the product.
  • Work towards and meet customer deadlines.

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

Engineering fitter 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 both a factory environment using different types of machinery. They will often be required to use a computer as well as different tools such as a soldering iron.

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

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

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