Mechatronics Engineering Apprentice DIAMOND ENGINEERING LTD

Be part of Team working to learn and improve your engineering assembly skills. You will learn to build test and pack interesting and complex machinery. Get on-the-job & dedicated training. Learn to be 5S compliant. Be part of an ISO 9001 company. You will have opportunities to develop within the company.

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Closing date: 07 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay will increase depending on existing training achieved.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 08:00 - 17:00

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will be part of a dynamic team to meet stimulating targets.

You will be guided through you clearly defined chosen role, moving at a pace that suits you and the company.

  • Develop your existing skills
  • Learn to be 5S compliant
  • You will learn to build test and pack interesting and complex machinery; Turning, Milling, Drilling CNC, CAM, Assembly, Machining
  • Stock checking
  • Stock picking
  • Requestion for stocks
  • Assist the logistics team

The training you will be getting

Harlow College offers 2 different routes through the Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard.

Qualifications achieved:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Competence)
  • Level 2 Diploma in Machining (Knowledge)

You will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Competence) - Machining / Mechatronics
  • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Machining/Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Knowledge)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Permanent post with opportunities for progression.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Enthusiasm/Motivation, High standards, Trustworthy, Good listener


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade C/Level 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade C/Level 4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Enjoy what you do and you will be the best!

About the employer

Based in Saffron Walden, near Cambridge in the UK, Diamond Engineering Limited has been innovating and problem-solving complete manufacturing solutions for its customers for over 35 years. We are now one of the UK’s most well-renowned precision engineering companies, serving clients in diverse industries in countries around the globe. We manufacture precision metal parts and build high quality equipment for a diverse range of industries eg. Medical, research, scientific, Formula 1, aerospace, Robotics.







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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Kellie Tighe


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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