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Mechanical Assembly Apprentice EPS (UK) LIMITED

At EPS we are excited to advertise the opportunity for a Mechanical Assembler Apprentice to join our expanding team. We aim to provide the opportunity for a talented apprentice to grow and learn the skills to succeed during their early careers. Please see the description below for more information

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday 07:30 – 16:30, Friday 07:30 -11:30

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Study & interpret technical documents, such as technical drawings, schematics & diagrams to complete tasks.

Read & confirm the parts list, interpret measurements & verify specifications.

Determine availability of materials & tools.

Assemble components & ensure that all parts are fitted correctly.

Diagnose & troubleshoot equipment malfunctions & performing repair

Perform preventive maintenance, report & resolve assembly line issues.

Conserving resources and supplies to facilitate minimum waste

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

Level 3 Mechanical Fitter standard, including Functional Skills if required.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession. You will experience a blended learning model. You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

L4 HNC – Higher apprenticeship (dependent on the job role)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

EPS (UK) Ltd was founded by Brian Mckean (Snr) in 1985 as Brian Mckean Associates and changed it's name to EPS (UK) Ltd in 2007. For 35 years we have supported switchgear manufacturers, DNO's, and rail networks on complex projects around the world. Operating from a 12,000ft manufacturing facility in the UK we design, manufacture, and assemble magnetic actuators, circuit breakers, switchboards, and 25kV containerised substations for prestigious clients on innovative and bespoke projects.








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Training provider




01623 900469

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

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