Apprentice Manufacturing Test Technician LEONARDO MW LTD

Leonardo has a great opportunity for a Apprentice Manufacturing Test Technician working for Manufacturing & Supply chain, within a Production environment at our Capability Green site.

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

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Closing date: 01 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000223672

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Leonardo has a great opportunity for a Apprentice Manufacturing Test Technician working for Manufacturing & Supply chain, within a Production environment at our Capability Green site.

Working with a small team of Technicians within Assembly, Integration & Test (AIT), the Test Technician will be responsible for:

  • testing production and customer owned hardware,
  • fault-finding and diagnosis of faults to board level,
  • basic assembly of hardware
  • programming of modules using a variety of Acceptance Test Equipment and software packages.


You will learn on the job Core Technician skills, problem solving and continuous improvement. Due to the nature of work performed within this area, the majority of work performed will be within a screened laboratory environment.

The training you will be getting

Years 1 and 2:

During your first year you will spend time at college completing a Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, the foundation qualification of your apprenticeship. Upon completion, you will return to Leonardo to start your rotational placements within some of the following departments; Manufacturing Workshop, QA, Planning and Integration and Testing. During your second year you will attend college on a day release basis to complete a Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, the knowledge qualification of your apprenticeship and continue with your rotational placements.

Years 3 and 4:

In your 3rd year you will continue to rotate around different departments, gaining further knowledge of the company and developing your technical hands on skills. Your 3rd year will also see you through the workplace portfolio phase of your level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, the competence qualification of your apprenticeship. For your final year you will specialise in your chosen area, based on your experience throughout your rotational placements you will also complete the End Point Assessment for your apprenticeship in Engineering Technical Support (Apprenticeship Standard Ref: ST0457).

During your apprenticeship, you will:

Grow your knowledge of an engineering business and what the role of a technician is by being part of an Integrated Project Team.
Develop practical skills in manufacturing and understanding key processes and technologies.
Support early careers activities - our apprentices have the opportunity to work as STEM ambassadors in schools, colleges and universities

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

At Leonardo, we are strongly committed to supporting all our people, and, as society and the environment we work in changes, our approach to Inclusion and Diversity continues to evolve and adapt to reflect this. A culture of inclusion goes on to create an environment for greater collaboration, innovation and opportunities to develop as an organisation. If you are willing and able to commit to giving your best performance, you will find Leonardo a very rewarding place to work! 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade 5 x GCSE A-C or 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Please note that in order to apply for this opportunity you must be eligible for UK Security Clearance. Normally this is to the level of Security Check (typically known as “SC”) for our business which includes having a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in the UK.

About the employer

Leonardo is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection, and sustainable ’smart’ solutions. We are a continually expanding company, offering exciting opportunities to talented individuals who want to work at the forefront of technology.

Employer

LEONARDO MW LTD

Address

300 Capability Green

Luton

LU1 3PG

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Training

Training provider

BEDFORD COLLEGE

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: 01 May 2024