Apprentice Engineering Technician ELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY SERVICES LTD

The position available is practical work for an apprentice who wants to train as an engineering operative within a busy and fast-moving engineering environment. Ideal candidate would be enthusiastic about learning new engineering skills and have a genuine interest in engineering working environment. Carrying out a range of engineering operations.

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm with 2x 20 minute breaks

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assemble PCB boards to IPC 1-3 standard
  • Soldering
  • Tagging connectors
  • Ability to follow through hole drawings
  • Assemble PCB boards to drawing specifications
  • Surface Mount Technology (SMT)
  • Prepare kits by allocating labels
  • Checking the correct components are in the bag against the programme
  • Build PCBa in accordance with IPC-610 criteria
  • MYdata operation and step preparation (Mycronic)
  • MYcentre label and loading

Operate and program solder paste print technologies (SPI)
Relay build issues and process related concerns to the production engineers
Automated Optical Inspection:

  • Inspect boards using relevant automated inspection technology to verify product quality following SMT assembly

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

  • The successful candidate will be awarded a Level 2 Engineering Operative Qualification. Training provided will be on a block release timetable
  • Level 2 Diploma in engineering operations (skills)
  • Level 2 Certificate or Diploma in engineering operations (knowledge)
  • Apprentices without Level 1 (or equivalent) in English and maths must ensure that apprentices achieve Level 1 and take the test for Level 2 prior to taking the end-point assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential full-time role at the end of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Interest in Engineering, Hard working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

Employer location potentially not on a bus route.

About the employer

The employers mission is to flexibly manufacture high technology electronic PCB assemblies, on class leading timescales utilising reliable turnkey solutions, reducing our customers time to market.




24 Tournament Way

Ashby De La Zouch

LE65 2UU

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Training provider



Hannah Ducker


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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