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Electronic and Firmware Engineering Apprenticeship - Level 6 RVL Ltd

An opportunity to work for an Electronic Design Consultancy and Contract Manufacturer working across a broad range of industries and technologies. This is an exceptional opportunity to gain experience across all areas of an electronics business but with a heavy emphasis on design and development.

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm, 30 minutes lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Your time will be split in periods between Firmware Development, Electronics Development and to a lesser extent, Electronics Manufacturing
  • You will be tasked with completing development projects that will increase in complexity as your skills and knowledge improve
  • You will be able to train on the job through continued interaction with the Senior Engineers and online resources
  • You will also be asked from time to time to assist with simpler supporting tasks to the engineering team, such as wiring or soldering

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

For the first 3 years the Apprentice will spend 1 day a week attending East Surry College in Redhill.   For the fourth year, 1 day a week will be spent at Portsmouth University

Upon successful completion, apprentices will be awarded:

  • HNC in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (year 1)
  • HND in Embedded Systems (year 2 & 3)
  • BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering (year 4)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • You will finish a fully qualified and skilled engineer having worked worked with a very experianced team of colleagues

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, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


A Level or equivalent Maths and/or Science (Grade C or above) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Engineering (Grade Merit or above) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 3 or equivalent Engineering (Grade Merit or above) Desired

About the employer

RVL is a UK-based electronic engineering company, specialising in the design, testing and manufacture of innovative electronic systems.







TN12 7EA


Peter Hall


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Embedded electronic systems design and development engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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