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Electrical Automations Apprenticeship HOLLOWAY CONTROL SYSTEMS LTD

Electrical control systems and automation apprenticeship role providing training and exposure to: control panel wiring and design, automations systems and robot cells, conveyor systems and handling solutions

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Working days: Mon-Fri Working hours: 07:00 – 15:30 Time allocated for lunch: 30 mins

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    31 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role offers a unique opportunity to a keen and enthusiastic individual looking to enter the world of industrial automation and control systems. The apprentice would be guided through their tenure by a highly experienced and skilled electrical engineer at all times with exposure to all departments such as; control panel building, control panel testing and investigations, engineering best practice, robot cell systems wiring, tooling wiring and configuration, motor control and configuration, motion control

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

Mandatory Qualifications

After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications

·        Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)

After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

·        Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Mechatronics Maintenance Technician

Plus one of the following

·        Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technology (QCF) – for starts up to June 2017 only

·        Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering Technologies (QCF) - for starts up to June 2017 only

·        Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) – for all starts from 1st July 2017

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The most satisfying element of industrial automation is the sheer number of different specialist areas one can move into. These would generally include:

·        3D electrical design and concept

·        Project engineering

·        Project management

·        Industrial software engineering (commissioning)

·        Industrial software engineering (development)

·        C#, java, Jango, Python, .sql and C++ programming specialist

·        Robot systems design

·        Robot systems programmer

·        Electrical engineering (control panels)

·        Electrical engineering (site installation)

·        Electrical engineering (automation and robotics)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Keen and enthusiastic, Openness to new technologies, Polite and articulate, punctuality


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A-C / 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

• 24 days per year Holiday + 8x bank holidays • Exposure to the fastest growing and most sought after industrial sector globally into one of the UKs leading businesses All works are to be based in the Nottingham workshop only during candidate tenure All works are to be based in the Nottingham workshop only during candidate tenure

About the employer

Holloway Control Systems is a family run business established in 2008. We have invested in our younger staff through an apprenticeship program with one graduating each year over the past 7 years with a level 5 or higher qualification, fully funded by Holloway Control Systems. Two branches across the UK with; control panel manufacture, electrical design, project management, software development, robot programming, commissioning and installation divisions




Unit 3 Charles Park

Cinderhill Road



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Training provider



Ayesha Begum


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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