At Spellman, you will undertake or assist in the design, development and commissioning of high voltage power supplies, test apparatus and equipment. With guidance, you will test prototype and pre-production units. You will assist with Departmental projects and have opportunities to undertake solo projects supported by our experienced Engineers.

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Closing date: 31 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    A discretionary, non-contractual payment is usually given to each employee in December. Chance to join the Spellman UK Profit Share Scheme, post probation. Further support and savings are available through the Spellman Employee Benefits scheme.

  • Working week

    Working hours are Monday to Thursday 08:15 to 17:00 (30-minute lunch break) and Friday 08:15 to 12:45 (no break). Hybrid and Flexible Working options may be agreed, dependent on role. 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays per year.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assist Project Engineers in the design and development of high voltage power supplies
  • Undertake responsibility for verification and validation testing
  • Under the guidance of the Project Engineer, perform testing of prototype and pre-production units
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of design and project documentation
  • Undertake or assist in the design, development and commissioning of test apparatus and equipment
  • As an apprentice you will learn from experienced Design Engineers, to understand how we Design and Test our systems

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

  • BEng (Hons) Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We demonstrate commitment our workforce by having long service awards for employees completing 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 years with our company.  Each has a monetary award paid the year the anniversary of service is achieved.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Methodical, Thorough, Self-Motivated, Quick thinker


GCSE or equivalent at least 5 subjects including English and Maths (Grade 6+) Desired
A Level or equivalent at least 3 subjects including Maths (Grade C+) Desired

Things to consider

You should have a keen interest in Engineering Design and Electronics with a conscientious attitude in the workplace. You will be attending the University of Chichester on day release, completing workplace projects in accordance with qualification requirements. It is expected that you will maintain a minimum 2.2 grade average and with minimum attendance of 90% in order to achieve a successful outcome at the end of your apprenticeship.

About the employer

Spellman High Voltage Electronics Corporation is the world’s leading high voltage power supply, X-Ray generator and Monoblock® X-Ray source manufacturer. Spellman was founded in 1947 and now has a global footprint with over 2000 employees worldwide (USA, Mexico, Europe and Asia).




Broomers Park Unit 14

Broomers Hill Lane


RH20 2RY

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Training provider



Emma Carballo

Apprenticeship standard

Electrical or electronic technical support engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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