Apprentice Engineering Fitter MULTICARE ELECTRONICS LTD

Exciting opportunity to join a growing team of electronic technicians who support both warranty and chargeable repairs for leading manufacturers. You will be shadowing experienced electronic technicians to learn and advance fault finding and reworking/repairing skills.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Full time, Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:30

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Jun 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Providing support to the technicians, your main duties would include:

  • Fault finding to component level
  • Carrying out repairs
  • Use of electronic inspection equipment
  • Batch modification and rework
  • Possibility of field repair work (you would not be required to drive)
  • Assembly and test of products
  • Reading and interpreting service manuals and schematics
  • Updating records
  • Ensuring that finished products are fully tested and ready for the customer
  • Shadowing experienced electronic technicians to learn and advance fault finding and reworking/repairing skills
  • Some warehouse and administration tasks will be required from time to time

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

42 months plus 3 months EPA

You will study ONE of the following qualifications:

  • Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) – Awarding organization EAL; GLH 750
  • Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge) – Awarding organization Pearsons; GLH 720
  • Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) – Awarding organisation City and Guilds; 720 GLH

This apprenticeship will be delivered through a mixture of college and work based learning. Successful candidates will attend our Printworks Campus one day per week to learn the skills/ knowledge required to be successful within this role. They will also receive a visit once a month in their place of work from their assessor, where delivery will take place on a one to one basis.

Employers must satisfy themselves that apprentices are ready for their end point assessment. Apprentices must demonstrate that they meet the following criteria:

  • Achieved a minimum Level 2 English and maths
  • Satisfactory completion of the formal training plan agreed with the apprentice by the employer
  • Sufficient evidence in the form of a portfolio to allow the apprentice to consistently demonstrate knowledge, skills and behaviours as described in the standard
  • Complete a minimum of 20% of their contracted hours allocated to off the job training

The end-point assessment is synoptic and takes place at the end of the apprentice’s learning and development (final three months).  It will consist of a performance assessment in the workplace - logbook / portfolio of evidence. Knowledge/practical assessments and assignments.

These are carried out after the apprentice has met the required criteria to pass the Gateway process. The apprenticeship is graded a pass, distinction or fail based on performance in the end-point assessment.

Functional Skills qualifications (If required):

  • Functional Skill in English
  • Functional Skill in maths
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

This standard will meet the professional standards of the Engineering Council for registration as Engineering Technician (Eng Tech) by an appropriate Professional Engineering Institution.

In addition above to also provide following training

  • Basic fault finding
  • Soldering
  • Reading circuit diagrams

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Future prospects will be discussed after apprenticeship completion 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


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

About the employer

Multicare Electronics are an electronics service centre. We specialise in electronic repairs who are authorised to repair for the likes of manufacturers such as Harman Kardon, JBL, AKG, Bang & Olufsen, Korg, Yamaha, Panasonic, Pelco and others, Tefal, Rowenta. Supporting leading manufacturers for over 20 years.







LS12 4QQ

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Training provider



James Lund


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

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