Apprentice Mechanical Engineering Technician AYLESBURY AUTOMATION LIMITED

With an Aylesbury Automation Apprenticeship, you will learn the skills needed to become a fully qualified Mechanical Technician and begin your career within our growing international business as part of the Convergix group of companies.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary stated is for year 1.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday from 7.30am - 4.00pm and Friday from 7.30am - 1.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 38.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

On successful completion of this apprenticeship you will:

  • Work as part of a project team with specific duties of mechanical assembly and de-bugging on special purpose industrial automation and robotic assembly systems
  • Assist with installation of machinery on customer’s premises in the UK and overseas (when required, from fourth year of apprenticeship onwards)
  • Communicate with Project Engineers / Managers regarding any related requirements or changes which require action
  • Ensure procedures and working practices to ISO9001: 2015 are adhered to and suggest where improvements can be made
  • Promote and ensure good housekeeping practices in and around the facility
  • Carry out a safe working practice at all times
  • Protect and support the Company’s reputation in public with customers, suppliers and other interested parties

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

Qualifications included:

  • Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard. Company Training Plan & Assessment
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering - Development Knowledge (1 day per week for 2 years at college)
    Development Competence Qualification (workplace)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills - maths (If required)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills - English (If required)
  • End Point Assessment at the end of the apprenticeship

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Automation Technician
  • Project Engineer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness, Interest in Engineering, Time Management


GCSE or equivalent A Min of 5 GCSE's inc Science, English & Maths (Grade 4-9 (C-A*)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Ideally physics or technical (Grade 4-9 (C-A*)) Essential

Things to consider

Some UK and international travel may be a requirement of this role to complete on-site installations and maintenance on customer premises. Candidates must have the ability to travel without restriction.

About the employer

Aylesbury Automation is part of Convergix Automation Solutions, a Global Systems Integrator specialising in custom automated manufacturing systems including, robotics, controls, material handling, information and software systems, process automation in a variety of manufacturing industries. With over 500 employees, 25+ Locations worldwide and $200M in Sales, Convergix is growing organically as well through acquisition to become a leading $1B Automation Integration global partner. We are a single source automation solutions provider that leverages the geography, technology, industry expertise and capacity of the entire Convergix portfolio across the entire value chain for our customers in a diverse set of industries.




1 Chamberlain Road


HP19 8DY

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Training provider



Sally Parr


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please use the link to fill out an application form.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Sep 2023