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Year 2 Technical Support Apprentice TYNESIDE STANDARDS LTD

Our engineering apprenticeship is the launchpad for your career in engineering. Apprentices will learn on the job and develop skills for life.

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 4:30pm Friday 8:00 – 3.00pm– with ½ hour lunch

    Total hours per week: 39.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Produce calibration documentation that contains all the relevant and necessary data in accordance with company quality systems
  • Record calibration data in the required format
  • Ensure that all calibrations follows national/international standards
  • Save and store technical documentation in the correct format, location in accordance with organisational and/or customer requirements
  • Develop effective business and/or customer relationships
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to others
  • Contribute to the business by identifying possible opportunities for improving working practices, processes and/or procedures
  • Check and calibrate control and test equipment used in an engineering and/or manufacturing environment
  • Maintain an excellent timekeeping record at both the training centre and in the work place
  • Complete all necessary Technical qualification and Diplomas on time and to the correct standard
  • Individuals must be able to work alone and as part of a team

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

  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Technical Support
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The vacancy offers enhancement of skills and qualifications and once qualified, opportunities could arise for progression to higher education and employer promotion.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Grade Pass) Essential

About the employer

Tyneside Standards is a ISO17025:2017 accredited calibration laboratory, located in Tyne & Wear. We are the largest accredited calibration laboratory based in the North East. We are a fully owned subsidary of Wika Instruments, who are a global manufacture of temperature, pressure equipment and level controls.






NE32 3DP

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Training provider



Nathan Lyle

0191 416 2860

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply online.

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

Apply now

Closing date: today