Controls & Instrumentation Technician Apprentice INFINIS ENERGY SERVICES LIMITED

Are you looking for a challenging and fulfilling career? Infinis Energy Plc are the UK’s leading renewable energy generator of low carbon power from captured methane, making a significant impact on reducing carbon emissions. Their Controls and Instrumentation (C&I) team are looking for a new apprentice to join them.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm (with flexibility).

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Infinis Energy is a sustainable energy generator. They produce low-carbon power from captured methane which comes from landfill sites and disused coal mines. Their Controls and Instrumentation (C&I) team are looking for a new apprentice to join them. As an Apprentice within the C&I team, you will be working with state-of-the-art technology and play a vital role in transitioning the world to more sustainable forms of energy. Working closely with other C&I engineers and technicians and where possible remotely, this is a great opportunity to learn how sensors, motors, switches and valves support their electrical and mechanical engineering teams keep their site-based engines running safely every day of the year. What you will be doing in this role? You will be working closely with experienced C&I engineers and technicians to learn the skills and knowledge necessary to design, install and maintain control and monitoring systems for renewable energy sources. You will assist with:

  • Fault finding, repairing, and maintaining C&I equipment. This includes critical safety systems, gas analysers and site control systems
  • You will also learn about control system design, programming, and testing
  • You will learn how to maintain electrical / electronic components and support servicing of fire and gas detection systems. This helps to track data and control systems remotely, and keep people and sites safe. As well as this you will work with the latest technology, building the skills and knowledge needed to design, install, maintain, and troubleshoot systems
  • After training, there is scope to train in different technologies, and hopefully become a technician. This is a field based role with daily travel to sites in Northampton, Milton Keynes, Bedford, Peterborough, and Cambridge sites. With a very generous salary of £18,400 this is an amazing opportunity

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

  • Mechatronics Maintenance Technician Level 3
  • EAL Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing
  • EAL Level 2 Award for Foundation Phase Gateway Assessment
  • EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering - Mechatronics Maintenance Technician Pearsons Level 3
  • Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

C&I Technician, C&I Engineer, C&I Development, Electrical Technician or Electrical Engineer on completion of your apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Creative thinking, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 - 4 (A* to C)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 - 4 (A* to C)) Desired

Things to consider

Do you love the outdoors? You will work on sites in all weather conditions Do you like driving? There will be daily travel between regional sites around Northampton, Bedford, Milton Keynes, Peterborough, and Cambridge so you will need a full UK driving license. You will attend Bedford College for this qualification. Competitive salary – increasing by 20% a year on successful completion of apprenticeship Bonus – target up to 15% of salary paid quarterly and annually 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays Optional company pension scheme - with 6% employer contribution Company van & fuel card which can be used for personal use, uniform, tools, and full PPE Employee Assist and Wellness Programme Only Candidates who have fully completed the application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice. Candidates must carry out an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online maths and English test which will be sent out prior to your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.

About the employer

Renewable energy provider, we are the UK's leading generator of low carbon power from captured landfill and mineral methane. Methane is one of the Earth's most harmful greenhouse gases - being 25x more potent than carbon dioxide. Our Captured Landfill Methane (CLM) Division generates renewable baseload power from over 100 sites through the capture and combustion of methane, a naturally occurring gas from the decomposition of organic matter contained in the waste of landfill sites.




First Floor, 500 Pavillion Drive,


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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: 31 Jul 2023