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Automation and Control Engineering Apprentice QUALTER, HALL & COMPANY LIMITED

Qualter Hall and Co Limited are looking for an Automation and Controls Technician Apprentice to complete a Higher Apprentice Level apprenticeship to join their team. This role will incorporate an electrical apprenticeship with the aim of developing the technical skills necessary to eventually be capable of working as a Controls Engineer. You will be installing and maintaining hardware and software for automation systems.

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

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Closing date: 03 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,468.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000126289

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The post holder will experience designing industrial control systems including electrical distribution equipment, and motor control centres, control panels, including supporting designs such as cable calculations, single line diagrams, materials lists, and cable schedules.

You will also have experience in controls projects from tendering to commissioning, general electrical engineering/manufacturing methods & techniques. You will learn to experience in understanding and interpreting relevant engineering/manufacturing data and documentation in order to complete your job role and also understanding the different roles and functions in the organisation and how they interact. 

Role & responsibilities:

  • Work accurately to work designing industrial control systems including electrical distribution equipment, motor control centres, control panels, including supporting designs such as cable calculations, single line diagrams, materials lists, and cable schedules
  • Be involved in electrical engineering and controls projects from tendering to commissioning stage
  • Produce work to customer requirements and standards and or company standards in the most effective manner
  • Incorporate an engineering apprenticeship with the aim of developing the technical skills necessary to become part of our Control Department Team whilst maintaining quality and safety standards
  • Learn and be able to complete read engineering drawings
    Work on own initiative
  • Interpreting client’s specifications and providing engineered solutions using a mixture of best practice and where appropriate

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

Technical engineering qualification covering at least one of the following level 4 areas:

  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Operations Engineering

You will study on a Level 4 Automation and Controls Engineering Technican standard on an Automation and Controls Engineering Techncian pathway. On completion of this, you will gain a qualification in Engineering at Higher Apprentice Level 4 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, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Multitask, Self motivated, Task orientated, Interpersonal skills

Qualifications

BTEC or equivalent Engineering BTEC Level 3 or equivalent (Grade Merit Merit / 120 Credit) Essential

About the employer

The company undertakes project management and feasibility studies, provision of turnkey solutions including the design, manufacture, assembly, painting, installation and commissioning. We employee a wide range of engineering and manufacturing personnel based at our Barnsley premises.

Employer

QUALTER, HALL & COMPANY LIMITED

Address

16 Johnson Street

Barnsley

South Yorkshire

S75 2BY

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Training

Training provider

THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

Contact

Recruitment Team

recruitment@amrctraining.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Automation and controls engineering technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


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: 03 Jul 2023