Production Apprentice ZETECHTICS LTD

Zetechtics Ltd has a vacancy for a Production Apprentice to join our team in Amotherby near Malton to learn all aspects of building & testing subsea control systems and subsea tooling for delivery to our customers worldwide. This is a multidisciplined role and a great opportunity to learn new skills.

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Our intention is to review the salary year on year during the apprenticeship as the individual gains experience. Free Private Health care. Opportunity to join the pension scheme (optional).

  • Working week

    Working week is typically 0830 – 1700hrs Monday to Thursday, 0830 – 1400hrs Friday however, all staff enjoy some flexibility in these working hours to say start at 0800 and finish at 1630hrs subject to approval from the supervisor.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    45 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The Production Apprentice will be mentored through their daily and weekly activities and will include a combination of the following tasks or activities which will be always done under supervision.

  • Assist with the mechanical build and assembly of sub-assemblies.
  • Assist with the wiring of the sub-assemblies.
  • Assist with kitting of components from stock for assembly.
  • Assist with the bench testing of the sub-assemblies.
  • Assist with the Factory Acceptance testing of the sub-assemblies.
  • Assist with goods inwards to stock from our suppliers.
  • General daily tasks as defined Supervisor.
  • Tasks may include working in other departments.

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

Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Level 3.

Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Level 3.

What will I study?
This apprenticeship will give you the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to work as a Engineering Fitter and will include the following:

  • Comply with and work within health and safety requirements and company policies and procedures at all times.
  • Interpreting and following drawings/diagrams and/or specifications for required component or assembly.
  • Planning work activity, including resources, equipment and tooling.
  • Producing individual components, for example keys, pipework, threading, wiring looms, interfacing parts, motors, wiring cables.
  • Re-furbishing components.
  • Assembling components to produce equipment, machine or system - in full or part.
  • Quality checking and adjusting components or assembly against required specification; for example testing and calibrating.

You will also work towards the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Diploma and produce a portfolio of evidence on which the End-Point Assessment (EPA) professional discussion will be based.

Method of delivery:
A flexible model of delivery is available based on the employer’s needs and can include an optional Level 2 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering.

How will I be assessed?
Successful achievement of the End-Point Assessment will lead to final certification of the apprenticeship. The assessment, with an independent assessor, will comprise of 3 elements:

  • Project: report including evidence and questioning.
  • Multiple-choice test.
  • Professional discussion supported by portfolio of evidence.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

For the right individual there is every possibility of progression and opportunity to stay with the company and possibly move into other roles or departments.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Punctual, Polite


GCSE or equivalent 2 other subjects (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 5/C or above (higher)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent science or technical subject (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Electrical/Electronic or Mechanical or Mechatronics would be considered alongside the standard GCSE criteria. There is no shift working, weekend working or evening working unless by absolute exception due to customer demands. After you submit your application, look out for an email from Check your spam folder, too. You must reply, otherwise your application will be rejected.

About the employer

Zetechtics Employ 25-30 staff mainly based in Amotherby which is our primary facility, however we have recently opened another support facility in Macae Brazil with three staff. Zetechtics Ltd was formed in 1993 and hence this year we are celebrating 30 Years of trading and supplying the energy industry with the best technical solutions to work in one of the harshest environments. The Jupiter Control systems are located all over the world on vessels and offshore installations and are considered to be an industry standard.







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Training provider




01904 770368

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

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