Electrical Engineer Apprentice IST (UK) LTD

IST (UK) Ltd are looking for a Maintenance and Operations Engineering apprentice to work closely with their existing senior technician. You will be involved in the installation and maintenance of UV equipment in the UK and you will also service and repair existing equipment installed in these areas.

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Closing date: 09 Nov 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, typically 8:30am - 5pm. Starting earlier if there is travel to a customer involved.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    39 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Required to work closely with our existing senior technician throughout the UK and Eire.
  • Installation and maintenance of new UV equipment.
  • On the job training initially and the potential of advanced training at the head office in Germany.
  • Record keeping, including time-sheets and service reports will be required to assist the running of the business.

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

We will support and coach the apprentice through the apprenticeship standard. We will carry out both curriculum and pastoral care. We will carry out the skills development workshop days off site. We will oversee the teaching and learning around the knowledge, behaviours and skills elements of the qualifications, outlined below. We will manage the apprentice’s OneFile account ensuring targets, milestones and deadlines are achieved.

Mode of delivery: To attend Keighley College on a day release basis over the 39 months alongside observations and assessments carried out in the work place. An assessor will visit the place of work every 6-8 weeks.

Supporting Qualifications to be achieved throughout the apprenticeship.

EAL Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Skills (7 units)

EAL Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance (QCF)

EMB Electrical       

EMA Mechanical

EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Knowledge.

Functional Skills (If required)

Maths, English at level 2 - On line resources – workbooks. Attending weekly workshops.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential full-time job upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Reliable, Polite, Motivated, Team player, Personable and willing, Enthusiastic individual, Practical approach to learning, A good work ethic, Good timekeeping


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

Things to consider

There will be on the job training and also training at the head office in Germany. Short notice travel, working away from home and an element of unsociable hours are involved in this role. A driving license would be preferable in the future however not essential.

About the employer

As one of the world's leading suppliers we develop, manufacture and distribute drying & UV curing systems for the graphic arts and industrial applications using ultra violet light (UV), infra-red (IR) and warm air (WA). Our optical systems cure inks, varnishes as well as adhesives in a matter of seconds and are used in different applications.







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Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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