Apprentice Electronics Engineer EUROFINS E&E ETC LIMITED

Electronics apprentice position with long term training prospects academically, and great career prospects in the role. Eurofins E&E ETC Ltd is a Calibration and EMC test facility based in Bideford, Devon; the role is predominantly lab based but there is an opportunity to travel.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage is for first year only. Salary increases sharply in line with capabilities, minimum of one rise per year. Discretional bonus's available. Company offers full sick pay, 25 days leave (ex. Bank Holidays) and perkbox benifits.

  • Working week

    Mon to Thurs 8am to 4.45pm with a half hour lunch and a 15 min break in the morning and afternoon. Fri 8am to 12.30pm with one 15 min break. Overtime available Mon to Fri.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Calibration and operation of a wide range of electronic equipment
  • Day release to college for engineering course
  • On the job training
  • Mon to Fri (half day fridays)

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

The apprenticeship is a Level 3 for engineering fitter consisting of:

  • EAL Advanced technical certificate - completed at Petroc Campus in Barnstaple 1 day per week for 2 years.
  • NVQ levels 2 & 3 Performing engineering operations - completed as part of the job and at home

In the role you will start off learning about basic calibration processes and how to calibrate the more simple equipment.  Once the fundamentals are learned you will move on to more complex equipment.  Further academic training is available to those who would like to continue their qualification journey.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Academically the Company will fund up to and including degree level qualifications. This would enable you to have a complete and varied career in engineering / electronics.  Within Eurofins we like to promote from within the organisation so leadership training is available to those looking for a more managerial career path.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Physics (science) (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Technology (various including computer science)) (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Variations on training and courses are avaiable; we are flexible and happy to discuss.

About the employer

We are a fully accredited electronic Calibration and EMC test facility based in North Devon operating across the UK and internationally. We are part of the Eurofins E&E group in the UK and the wider Eurofins Consumer Product Divisions worldwide.




Unit 6

Caddsdown Industrial Park


EX39 3DX


Becky Scott


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Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

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