Sulzer- Level 3- Electrical Engineering Apprentice SULZER ELECTRO MECHANICAL SERVICES (UK) LIMITED

Our Apprentice will be trained in all necessary electrical fitting/testing skills and develop their capabilities throughout the programme in order to become a valuable part of the workshop team and help contribute to delivering on our commitment to customers. This is a fantastic opportunity to start your career and become part of our UK apprentices.

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Closing date: 03 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.00am - 4.30pm and Friday, 8.00am - 12.30pm

    Total hours per week: 36.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Dismantle, rewind, reassemble and testing of conventional single phase and three phase and small motors, and associated equipment including pumps and gearboxes
  • Carry out incoming inspections of electro-mechanical equipment for damage and evidence of electrical malfunctions to set procedures
  • Document all relevant data specific to unit’s electro-magnetic characteristics, operating conditions, existing damage, or intended serviceability
  • Prepare all reusable parts for rewinding and inspect renewed parts for hidden, or unusual conditions
  • Operate specialised repair and testing equipment, including winding machines, test panels, surge testers, core-loss testers, cut-off saws, burnout ovens, bake ovens, grinders, cranes, forklift trucks, brazing units, dip tanks, and various hand held power and non-power tools. 6. Complete required paperwork (including photography) for each job accurately and on a timely basis
  • Ensuring all work meets the appropriate standards and quality control criteria as set out by the company
  • Ensure that risks and hazards in activities undertaken in the role are acknowledged and conducted in accordance with processes, procedure and measures in place to mitigate risks

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

Together with invaluable commercial and practical experience, you’ll gain several academic and vocational qualifications throughout your time with us, which are fully paid for, including: 

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)  - off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham in year 1
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) 
  • Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • In house training in line with your requirements

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Once our apprentices successfully complete their apprenticeships we are strongly committed to ensure that they continue to develop and progress - whether that be through further qualifications or more skills development. We have had several apprentices complete sponsored HNC’s, HND’s and degrees once they have completed their apprenticeships
  • We also have a number of apprentices who have gone to work for Sulzer in another country or have been promoted to supervisor and team leader roles quickly after completing their apprenticeships

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Practically Minded, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

Candidates need to be able to get to both MAKE UK and our company site in Marston Green.

About the employer

Our core strengths are flow control and applicators. We specialize in pumping solutions, services for rotating equipment, and separation, mixing, and application technology. Our customers benefit from a network of over 180 production and service sites in more than 40 countries around the world. Sulzer ensures that all the locations fulfil its high quality and safety standards. The company is constantly investing in state-of-the-art machine tools, packaging, and test facilities. Sulzer’s global manufacturing and service network combines the advantages of a global company with the flexibility of a local partner.




193 Camp Hill

B12 0JJ

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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: 03 Jul 2023