Schneider Electric are looking to recruit a candidate to undertake a Level 3 Mechatronics Maintenance Apprenticeship as an electrical assembly/test technician leading to a nationally recognised qualification and accreditation.

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

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Closing date: 25 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage is dependent on successful candidates age and experience.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday (7.55am - 16.25pm) Friday (7.55am - 12.55pm)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Day to day duties will include:

- To complete a programme of 'on-the-job' training in a workshop, technical and commercial. Broad based knowledge of the business, systems and processes
- To embrace and play a pro-active role in SPS systems and activities to support improvement projects
- Play an active role in maintaining appropriate 5 S standards which involve; improved health and safety, quality, working environment and site appearance
- Work in a safe manner, showing due regard for own and others safety in line with Schneider Electric policies
- Adherence to Schneider Electric processes and procedures in all aspects of work
- To assist in the training and development of others as appropriate
- To provide instruction and advice commensurate with training completed
- To communicate and liaise with other functions by working as a team.

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

The successful candidate will work towards achieving a Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard (Mechatronics Maintenance) including the following qualifications:

- Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
- Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
- Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering

Off-the-job training will take place at Derwent Training, Malton one day a week. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full-time position with Schneider Electric.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Motivated individual, Flexibility & dependability, Good time-keeping, Ability to meet deadlines


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

Things to consider

The successful candidate must be able to travel to Schneider Electric, Scarborough and Derwent Training, Malton to achieve all elements of the apprenticeship. All applications will be processed by Derwent Training and all candidates must successfully pass our recruitment process before their details are forwarded to Schneider Electric. Please visit for more information.

About the employer

Schneider Electric is the leader in digital transformation in energy management and automation. Their Scarborough facility specialises in manufacturing switchgear for low-voltage environments, used to protect and distribute electricity in public, commercial and industrial installations.




Cayton Low Road



YO11 3DA

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Training provider



Lauren Atkin

01653 697698

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

1. Register your interest and complete a full application 2. Complete an online English and Maths Initial Assessment via the link in your email 3. Once successfully complete, you will be invited to an interview with a member of Derwent Training's Business Support Team 4. Only on completion of Derwent Training's recruitment process will your details be forwarded on to Schneider Electric for consideration.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 25 May 2023