Workshop Engineering Technician Apprentice EAGLE AUTOMATION SYSTEMS LTD

The role of the Workshop Engineering Technician Apprentice will include duties such as site assembly, testing, stock, and general workshop activities. This is both a challenging and exciting opportunity to work at a company that invests in R&D and its staff.

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Closing date: 12 May 2024

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

    Monday - Friday 08:00 - 17:00

    Total hours per week: 42.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties to include but not limited to;

  • Mechanical Assembly of gates, barriers and control panels
  • Hydraulic and Electro Mechanical controls
  • Testing of systems
  • Accurately complete workshop  related reports
  • Offer competent technical assistance when required
  • Ensure each job is completed within the allocated time allowed
  • Carry out fault diagnosis
  • Ensure the compliance of company proceduresH
  • Housekeeping of all elements including stock, equipment and internal processes
  • Display a proactive, can-do attitude within the organization, with a culture of right first time and ownership of problems

The training you will be getting

Harlow College offers 2 different routes through the Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard.

Qualifications achieved:

Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Competence)
Level 2 Diploma in Mechatronics (Knowledge)
You will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Competence) - Mechatronics
Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Machining/Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Knowledge)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Opportunities to progress to Engineer and Senior Engineer. Travel to customers' sites (throughout Europe) to oversee installation and commissioning.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Enthusiasm/Motivation, High standards, Good time management, Reliable, Hardworking


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Applicant Requirements: You will be helpful and knowledgeable, taking pride in your work and be able to work with great accuracy. You will know how to effectively manage time and meet workshop deadlines, going the extra mile to get a job finished if required. - You must have an electro-mechanical background and ideally hold a relevant qualification or participating in apprenticeship scheme (mechanical, electrical or electronic). - Strong technical background with the ability to fault find, diagnose and carry out repairs. - Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. - Excellent customer service skills. - Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team. - IT Literate. - Flexible approach to work - willing to travel within the South East. Mostly workshop based. Occasional travel (supervised).

About the employer

Eagle Automation is a market leading, successful and well-established business, which supplies, installs, and maintains high security gates and associated security systems for commercial customers. Eagle has a turnover of £8M with 45 employees with continued expansion.







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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


Kellie Tighe


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

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