Advanced Engineering Apprenticeship - Mechatronic FORD MOTOR COMPANY LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity to pursue practical work experience using world class technologies and processes, alongside academic learning. Your role can include maintenance of manufacturing machinery and site services. It covers electrical, electronic engineering systems, mechanics and computing; helping to create simpler and smarter systems.

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

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,274.00

    This will also attract a holiday premium. The salary increases on successful completion of each apprenticeship year, throughout the apprenticeship.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday which will involve early starts. Shifts tbc.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000223491

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Learn basic engineering skills such as machining, fabricating sheet metal and basic principles of electronic circuits and wiring.
  • Work alongside skilled teams in a manufacturing environment to enhance your on the-job-learning
  • You will regularly rotate within the engineering departments in our Parts Distribution Centre in Daventry

 

The training you will be getting

Basic Engineering skills for use in mechanical/electrical maintenance.

You will also study for a technical engineering qualification as a Mechatronics Maintenance Technician Apprentice:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Mechatronics Maintenance Technician
  • Together with successful completion with an End Point Assessment (EPA)

After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)

After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Mechatronics Maintenance Technician
    Plus one of the following
  • Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technology (QCF) – for starts up to June 2017 only
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering Technologies (QCF) - for starts up to June 2017 only
  • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) – for all starts from 1st July 2017

Day release at college to compliment engineering theory.

 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Engineering Technician qualified status and guaranteed further employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship in your chosen trade

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, A conscientious approach, Resilience, Adaptability

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade C or Level 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade C/B or Level 5 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Physics or Double Science (Grade C or Level 4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Consideration about your journey and required attendance each day, should be considered if you are unable to drive. This also applies to College.

About the employer

Ford Motor Company is a Global Automotive Industry Leader, designing, developing, manufacturing, and distributing cars globally. We’re working to revolutionise mobility; we are creating solutions to build a better world for everyone! To support our incredible plans for the future of mobility, our manufacturing facilities will be revolutionised! As we pivot towards a new range of exciting products, we are looking for individuals to join the Ford family; ready to support our exciting future!

Employer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY LIMITED

Address

Royal Oak Way South

Royal Oak Industrial Estate

NN11 8NT

Contact

Ford Apprenticeship Recruitment Team

fordapprenticeships@randstad.co.uk

03330 146299

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

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

Step 1: Online Application Main Details Education & Qualifications Trade Preferences Step 2: Multiple Choice & Virtual Interview Step 3: Psychometric Testing Step 4: Assessment Centre which inlcudes: Group Exercise, Interview, Practical Exercise (held after Assessment Centre) Step 4: Functional Skills – Maths, Numeracy and IT

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Apr 2024