Apprentice Control Systems Engineer ADSYST (AUTOMATION) LTD

We are currently seeking hardworking, resourceful candidates to join our dynamic team at our Yateley office as an Apprentice Trainee Project Engineer to be involved in the full life cycle delivery of control system projects. This role will incorporate software design, implementation, testing and undertaking of on-site commissioning where necessary.

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Closing date: 02 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    - Company bonus scheme (after 1 year service) - Private Health Scheme (invited to join after 1 year service) - Overtime and expenses scheme

  • Working week

    Full time position – 08:30 – 17:15 – Monday to Thursday and 08:30 – 16:00 on Fridays. This position is for our Yateley Office (GU46 7AA).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Reading design specifications and technical drawings
  • Assisting with the creation of detailed functional design specifications (FDS)
  • Configuration of control system architecture, network connections
  • Production, modification and testing of SCADA & PLC software
  • Site installation and commissioning
  • Customer facing position

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

  • The successful candidate will be given training and mentoring, gaining experience and knowledge of PLC’s, SCADA, HMI, variable speed drives and instrumentation
  • The apprenticeship will be run through Farnborough College of Technology on a day release
  • Level 4/HNC Manufacturing Engineering (Electrical pathway)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to Project Engineer, Control Systems Engineer, ICA Technician, EC&I Engineer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Flexible, Self motivated


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Essential
BTEC or equivalent L3 Engineering and Manufacturing (Grade Level 3) Desired

Things to consider

Whilst the majority of the work will be within standard working hours this operational role requires you to be flexible and can occasionally have a need to travel to sites which might include an overnight stay.

About the employer

As a System Integrator for over 34 years, Adsyst Automation Ltd has been providing complex Control Systems for Process Control, Automation and Telemetry to customers worldwide. We approach each project with a fresh outlook and use our knowledge and partnerships to stay a step ahead of the competition, offering the most advanced and cost effective solutions. With our core skills lying in PLC, SCADA, HMI, MIS, MES, RTU, control system software engineering, data acquisition and bespoke software, our expertise in LV Assemblies, panel building and electrical installation allow us to offer a partial or more complete package when required.







GU46 7AA

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Training provider



Sarah Ruffle

Apprenticeship standard

Automation and controls engineering technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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