Level 3 Mechatronics Apprenticeship J.C. BAMFORD EXCAVATORS LIMITED

This is where mechanical and electrical engineering meet and it’s as exciting as it gets. Robotics, electronics, product engineering and more. Fixing the machines that make our product. Doesn’t get much more important than that, does it?

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

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Closing date: 15 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 08:30 - 17:00 Friday 08:30 - 16:00

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    44 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Responding to any potential breakdowns under supervision whilst on scheme
  • Preventive maintenance on machinery
  • Reading engineering drawings and understanding how to troubleshoot problems

The training you will be getting

  • Engineering Technician Level 3 
  • Burton & South Derbyshire College as well as training with Toyota 
  • Block Release for 2 years

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon completion of your apprenticeship you will move into a Maintenance Engineer role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Minimum of 4 GCSE'S (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

About the employer

JCB is a world-class, family-owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the JCB team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further.




Lakeside Works



ST14 5JP

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Dec 2023