Electronic Service and Calibration Engineer Apprentice CALTEST INSTRUMENTS LTD

Caltest specialises in power electronics, working with EV manufacturers, research facilities, F1 teams and others in this field. Work in our service and calibration team - repairing and calibrating AC and DC Power Sources and Loads, Battery Test Equipment and related equipment and developing calibration procedures to expand our UKAS accreditation.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 16 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Starting salary between £15,000 and £20, 000 dependent on existing experience. Salary reviewed yearly dependent on progress. Once fully qualified, full time pay would be circa £40,000 per annum.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 08:00 - 17:00 and Friday, 08:00 - 14:00. ½ hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 39.5

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Repairing electronic power equipment to component level
  • Calibrating electronic power equipment
  • Assisting in the administration of the service and calibration department
  • Visiting customers to carry out calibrations
  • Assisting customers with technical problems

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

  • BEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering Degree 


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Once fully qualified, there will be opportunity to continue in employment, earning circa £40k pa

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience, Focussed, Proactive, Reliable


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6+) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Physics (Grade 6+) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Combined Science (Grade 6+) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4+) Desired
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade E+) Essential
A Level or equivalent Physics (Grade E+) Essential

Things to consider

A minimum of 5 GCSEs and 1 A Level is sought including GCSE Physics or Combined Science and A Level Maths or Physics. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK. The successful applicant will need to be able to drive to visit customers and to attend University one day a week.

About the employer

Caltest Instruments Ltd, is part of the PPST Inc Group and specialises in power electronics. Our UK office offers Sales, Service and Calibration of power electronic equipment. Caltest has been in business for over 30 years. In the last decade our growth has come from the EV field. We are working with EV manufacturers, research facilities, F1 teams and others in this field.







GU32 3LJ

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training provider



Simon Harman


Apprenticeship standard

Electrical or electronic technical support engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.