Electrical Engineering Apprentice AXIS ELECTRONICS LIMITED

Are you looking to start a career in electrical engineering? Axis Electronics are based in Bedford and they are looking for two Electrical Engineering Apprentices to support in the production of printed circuit board assembly. Axis electronics work across industries and populates PCBA’s (Printed Circuit Board Assembly).

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

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Closing date: 02 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Thursday 7.30am - 4.30pm, Friday 7.30am-12.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Electrical Engineering Apprentice you will be supporting the manufacturing of printed circuit board assembly. You will move round the company every 6 months, working in various areas of the business. You will be soldering, and preparing components, testing and much more. The successful apprentice will be following assembly instructions and solder components to PCBA’s using a soldering iron, form components to required pitches (sizes) as per assembly instructions. You will be testing PCBA’s to ensure functionality and use specialised machines to add solder paste and then components to PCBA’s. You will help create assembly instructions from customer data and build kits ready for production from a list generated by engineers. You will use controlled tooling to fit hardware/adhesives to PCBA’s and inspect components/hardware to ensure quality is reached before they are used in production. With an early finish every Friday, a generous salary and sponsorship for further education e.g. HNC or HND. Apply now!

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

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Technical Support
  • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • Functional Skills if required 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A career in Engineering within production or test. Technician level production staff. Opportunities to progress on successful completion of your apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Enthusiastic, good timekeeping, Can do attitude, Good organisational skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 - 4 (A* to C)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 - 4 (A* to C)) Desired

Things to consider

The employer will offer the successful apprentice: Sponsorship for further education e.g. HNC or HND plus 6 monthly pay reviews. There are 2 onsite canteens to enjoy. Also a 12.30pm finish on a Friday. 25 days holiday leave and Christmas shutdown. Bonus Scheme and also Life Assurance Scheme. .

About the employer

Axis Electronics is a contract manufacturing business, supplying specialist high technology and high reliability products in low and medium volumes to market leading customers. Our customers include premium brands within Aerospace, Defence and Oil and Gas industries, to name a few. We strive to produce products which are 'right first time, every time'.




Manton Lane

MK41 7NY

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

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: 02 Apr 2023