Mechatronic Maintenance Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship SUNDERLAND ENGINEERING TRAINING ASSOC LTD

This role ensures that plant and equipment perform to the required standard to facilitate production targets regarding safety, quality, delivery and cost within high value manufacturing environments. Activities will include installation, testing, fault finding and the ongoing planned maintenance of complex automated equipment.

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

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Closing date: 31 Jul 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

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    24 available

What you will do in your working day

You will learn practical skills in:

  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Manual Fitting
  • Mechanical Maintenance
  • PLC
  • BIT
  • Fluid Power

You will learn technical skills in:

  • Maths
  • Health and Safety
  • Maintenance techniques
  • Mechanical principles
  • Electrical and Electronic principles

The training you will be getting

  • Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship is typically a 42 month programme. The first ten months is spent in the Training Centre following various aspects of Engineering Skills to Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence) followed by Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) in the employer’s premises
  • The Technical Certificate aspect of the programme is a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The vacancy offers enhancement of skills and qualifications and once qualified, opportunities could arise for progression to higher education and employer promotion.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Enthusiasm


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Grade Pass) Essential

About the employer

Seta is a long-established, not-for-profit engineering and business training provider based in North East England. We deliver accredited, industry recognised training, including apprenticeships, up to an advanced level. As a Group Training Association we have years of experience in working with companies in the engineering, manufacturing, process and related sectors. We are a trusted training provider and have an exceptional track record of delivering for clients across a range of sectors – many of which are global household names - and we provide a launchpad for careers in engineering, manufacturing and related industries. We work with a broad spectrum of companies, from sole traders to multi-nationals. At Seta, apprentices, course delegates and trainees experience practical learning, acquiring skills for use in real life, industrial and office working environments. Our apprenticeships cover both engineering and business disciplines.







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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


Nathan Lyle

0191 416 2860

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

Please apply online on Seta's website.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jul 2024