Engineering apprentice FOCUSED LASER SYSTEMS LTD

Every day is usually different, so expect hard work, a lot of travelling (we cover the whole of the U.K, including overnight stays away from home), in house training, on-site training, machine refurbishments, installations and customer training and much more.

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Closing date: 03 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Paid rate will depend on age, experience, driving ability, and progress shown. We firmly believe in getting out what you put in, so the further the commitment and progress, the more we can review the rate of pay to match this.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 09:00am - 17:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    04 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will be taught from the ground up all of the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in this unique industry. Every day is usually different, so expect hard work, a lot of travelling (we cover the whole of the U.K, including overnight stays away from home), in-house training, on-site training

Duties include: 

  • Machine refurbishments
  • Installations 
  • Customer training and much more


  • We will also use industry specific software's such as Lightburn and Adobe Illustrator, which you will learn. We firmly believe in enjoying our work, and really going the extra mile to help our customers succeed. We pride ourselves in repeat business, and always apply ourselves 100%. We are looking for individuals who can put hard work in and show potential, having their own ideas and contributing to company growth is key
  • No idea is a bad one, ideas are developments - Some work, and some don't. So don't be afraid to fail, because how else do we learn. Having a persistent attitude and not giving up is also key, machines don't always behave the way you'd like, so patience and clarity of thought is important

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

Apprenticeship Standard: 

  • Engineering Operative ST0537 Level 2
  • EAL Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (Knowledge) 
  • EAL Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (Skills)  
  • Option: - Maintenance 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full time position as a field service engineer, further progress is always possible

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

We do a LOT of driving, travelling the UK on a bi-weekly basis. Be prepared to stay away from home in hotels etc, and drive a lot to customer sites.

About the employer

UK Based Supplier of Laser Cutters for Laser Cutting, Engraving and Marking. Laser Machines, Laser Cutter Repairs, Installation, Spare Parts, and Accessories.




Waytown Farm



EX31 4NS

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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