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Production Assembler Apprentice STEPHEN JAMES TECHNOLOGIES LTD

Stephen James Technologies LTD (SJTech) is an electrical/electronic products manufacturing company based in Matlock, Derbyshire. We design and manufacture products on site, enabling the successful apprentice to get "hands on" and involved in many manufacturing processes. Many of the products we make are interactive for the SEN/schools market.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon to Thurs 0800-16:30 Fri 0800-13:30

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties include but are not limited to the following: 

  • electrical wiring
  • assembly of electrical and electronic products
  • soldering
  • some assembly of woodwork/metalwork/plastic

The successful candidate will be required to work toward the Level 3 Engineering Fitter apprenticeship standard and will be required to attend day release at Learning Unlimited Derby on Pride Park.

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

  • EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
  • Portfolio of Evidence
  • End Point Assessment


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time job with the company upon successful completion.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Design and Technology / Resistant Materials (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

Some handling of 25kg panels, nothing very heavy.

About the employer

Stephen James Technologies LTD (SJTech) was established in 2000, meaning that we celebrated our 20th year in business during the pandemic, complete with socially distanced cake. Despite the challenges of the past few years, we have a strong supportive team and need more team players to help us to process our backlog of orders. In return, we can offer you experience in a variety of areas and the satisfaction of seeing a job well done - from component parts to the complete, tested product.








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Training provider



Sam Singh-Eyley/James Lund

07875 193462

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

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