Apprentice Technical Support Technician SPELLMAN HIGH VOLTAGE ELECTRONICS LIMITED.

Great opportunity to join this world-class Company. In this wide-ranging apprenticeship, as an apprentice technical support technician your role will lead to the testing and investigation of production products utilising automatic test fixtures as part of cell manufacturing in this high-tech Company.

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Closing date: 12 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Thurs 8.15am to 5.00pm (½ hour lunch break) / Fri 8.15am to 12.45pm (no lunch break).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The apprenticeship will cover:

  • Testing of high voltage power supplies to specification requirements.
  • Completion of test reports and documentation in accordance with customer requirements and in line with the Quality Management System standards.
  • Upgrading and modification of assemblies and finished product.
  • Interpretation and implementation of changes to assemblies and finished product in accordance with documentation.
  • Identifying product quality and performance issues and raising appropriate non-conformances.
  • Liaising with Design Engineering, Test Equipment Design and Sales in support of meeting customer requirements and finished product quality and performance.
  • Responsibility for adhering to the Company’s ISO 9001 Quality, ISO14001 Environmental and Health and Safety management systems.
  • Test product by following test procedures accurately and meeting standard times.
  • Use test equipment such as oscilloscopes, function generators, digital power supplies and multi meters.
  • Understanding high voltage test methods.
  • Soldering and rework methods to IPC standards.
  • Working in a lean manufacturing facility.
  • Use of MS Office.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


  • Diligent application to study the AME route on day release and within company time to achieve a successful outcome with qualification.
  • Diligent application of learning in the workplace to demonstrate the learning and knowledge gained.
  • Attending regular monitoring review meetings with appointed training officer.
  • Gathering a portfolio of on the job learning and work evidence to meet the needs of the apprenticeship programme and End-point Assessment.
  • Satisfactorily completing assignments and consolidating the training and work undertaken in the time frame agreed.
  • Manufacture (Assembly & Test) of production units.
  • Applying a conscientious attitude in the workplace, contributing to the departmental goals and objectives.
  • Ensure familiarisation and adherence to the Quality, Environmental and Health and Safety management systems including workmanship standards, static handling precautions and high voltage control measures.
  • Keep informed and support EMS and improvement team activities and IS09001 - Quality and ISO 14001- Environmental requirements including lean initiatives.
  • Work with other team members to continuously improve quality and processes.
  • Responsibility for adhering to the Company’s ISO 9001 Quality, ISO14001 Environmental and Health and Safety management systems.

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

After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)

After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

The final apprenticeship completion certificate will be issued on achievement of the above qualification and successful completion of end point assessment.

This will include on-site training at Spellman.

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What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To become a fully trained and qualified Test and Repair Technician with Spellman.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, self-motivated


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English, Science (Grade 4/5 (C) and above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent ICT (Grade 4/5 (C)) Desired

Things to consider

Ability to achieve pass marks in initial apprenticeship assessment process including mechanical reasoning, IT, numerical reasoning, communication, area space relationships, understanding electrical principles and principles of measurement.

About the employer

Spellman High Voltage Electronics Ltd, UK Specializing in the design, manufacture and after sales support of precision high voltage power supplies and other systems.




Spellman hv Electronics Limited

Broomers Park

Broomers Hill Lane

RH20 2RY

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Training provider



Pauline Jones


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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