Apprentice Calibration and Service Engineer CAMPBELL ASSOCIATES LTD

We require a motivated individual to join our dynamic and expanding team. Work as part of a market leading calibration laboratory to help deliver the highest quality of calibration and service in a timely manner to ensure top-level customer satisfaction. We calibrate precision equipment for the measurement of sound, vibration and air quality.

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

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Closing date: 05 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Competitive salary during apprenticeship with 26 days paid holiday. Company pension scheme. Company bonus scheme. Social company with 5 a side football team and regular staff social outings.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm with both lunch and comfort breaks

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The successful apprentice will be provided training on handling of all sensitive measurement equipment and will be offered support & repair functions for equipment and the periodic calibration required by our customers.

Day to day respnsibilities:

  • Undertake the calibration of measurement equipment in accordance with the Company’s calibration procedures and, where appropriate, the Company’s UKAS accredited procedures. 
  • Measurements are made in specially designed climate controlled test room using the latest calibration instrumentation.
  • Undertake the repair and servicing of measurement equipment.
  • Hardware and Software support for customers via email support line
  • Carry out maintenance of laboratory calibration records for our reference test equipment
  • Assist in the building and testing of special testing products

The training you will be getting

  • The Apprentice will be working towards the Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Qualifications include Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
    Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence), and Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • The Apprentice will be working towards a Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) - Mechatronics Maintenance Technician Pathway
  • College attendance will be at Colchester Institute Campus and online 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

As a fully qualified calibration engineer you would earn a competitive salary with opportunities to progress within our growing organisation.

Further training and qualifications would be available after the completion of apprenticeship.

The valuable skills learnt would be easily transferred to other industries and applications.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Keen to engage, Keen to learn, Embrace new technology, Customer Service skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-B/9-5) Essential

Things to consider

Public transport is just adequate getting to great Dunmow – It would be an advantage to drive.

About the employer

Based in Great Dunmow, Essex and founded in 1999. A friendly team of 35 and growing! We are a customer focussed organisation selling, hiring, calibrating, and repairing the highest quality instrumentation for Sound Vibration and Air quality measurements. Highly committed to diversity, inclusion and the environment.








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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


Colchester Institute - Apprenticeships Team


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: 05 Jul 2024