Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Apprentice ULTRA NUCLEAR LIMITED

Exciting opportunity for two Mechanical/Electrical apprentices to join Ultra's team in Wimborne, Dorset. There are a wide range of specialist mechanical/electrical assembly and test activities undertaken within the Manufacturing Department.

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Closing date: 17 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Applying specialist methods and techniques required to assemble, test and inspect high precision and safety-critical components/instrumentation to the exacting quality standards required
  • To partake in and aid the skills transfer from the existing team, to ensure key expertise is retained
  • The Ultra manufacturing function is responsible for the manufacture, integration and test of a wide range of products and systems providing innovative capabilities for our customers
  • The Assembly function assembles and wires difficult and complex assemblies, using drawings, operation sets and engineering documents. The Test function will test, fault find and identify the repair to be undertaken on a range of products to meet our customer commitments in terms of quality and timescales
  • Provide high quality assembly expertise

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

Qualifications included:

  • Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard. Company training plan & assessment
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering - Development Knowledge (1 day per week for 2 years at college)
    Development Competence Qualification (workplace)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (If required)
  • End Point Assessment at the end of the apprenticeship

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Career progression is always encouraged.
  • Opportunities to continue studying after completion of apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent A min of 5 GCSE's inc English, Science & Maths (Grade 5-9 C-A) Essential

Things to consider

Must be able to achieve Security Clearance (essential). Genuine interest in Mechanical/Electrical engineering.

About the employer

Ultra Energy is a global engineering and design manufacture leader with just over six decades of experience designing for heavily regulated markets, such as nuclear, aerospace, oil and gas, and more. We develop sensors and instrumentation and control solutions for harsh environments and mission critical applications when safety and reliability matter. We focus on our customers’ success in every step of our process from sales engagement, quality, delivery, and customer service. Our customers trust us and know our commitment to safety is our top priority.




Innovation House

Ferndown Industrial Estate


BH21 7SQ

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Training provider



Sally Parr


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 17 Jul 2023