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Field Service Technician Apprentice R E FIELD SERVICES LTD

RE Field Services Limited are looking for a Field Service Technician Apprentice to complete a level 3 apprenticeship to join their team. You will learn basic engineering principles both in the field of electrical and mechanical engineering. Full support with this role will be provided by the company and the successful candidate will also receive full educational support for their Advanced Level 3 apprenticeship study with the AMRC Training Centre.

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

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50

    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 Friday – Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000121081

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Learn basic engineering principles both in the field of electrical and mechanical engineering
  • Training to work on and with high voltage electric rotating machines
  • To work alongside highly skilled technicians and engineers to provide you with the wealth of knowledge required to become a fully trained technician or engineer
  • To gain the knowledge, to be able to comply with engineering standards and procedures
  • To gain the knowledge, to be able to work in accordance with health, safety and environmental, with all the organisation’s policies and procedures at all times
  • To learn fault finding techniques on complex pieces of equipment

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

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

You will study on a Level 3 Engineering Technician standard on a Mechatroncs Maintenance Technician pathway.  On completion of this, you will gain a qualification in Engineering at Advanced Level 3 standard.

During the first year of the apprenticeship, your learning will take place at the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre based at Catcliffe, Rotherham, for an initial block of study on a full-time basis. After this, you will attend the training centre for one day a week for knowledge study.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Completion of the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre apprenticeships are nationally recognised qualifications which are acknowledged and respected by employers across the world. These can open the door to many more opportunities, such as Engineering Management and Project Engineering positions across a range of sectors worldwide.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths Higher Paper (Grade 4 or above) Essential

About the employer

RE Field Services Ltd are one of the UK’s leading providers of support to users of high Voltage, motors, and generators.

Employer

R E FIELD SERVICES LTD

Address

PINFOLD WORKS

RIPON STREET

SHEFFIELD

S9 3LX

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Training

Training provider

THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

Contact

Recruitment Team

recruitment@amrctraining.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please follow the link to apply on the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre website and complete an application form. Once this has been received, it will be reviewed, and you will receive an email response with the next steps of the application process. Please note the AMRC Training Centre reserves the right to close company vacancies, should they get filled, ahead of the published closing date.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2023