Mechatronics maintenance technician apprentice UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

The candidate will be responsible for assisting the AMRC Central team with project scope and specification, engineering design work, machinery installation, and continued planned, periodic maintenance of various electrical, fluid and mechanical components and machines.

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

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Closing date: 19 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,648.00

  • Working week

    You will work Monday to Friday. Your start and finish times including your shift pattern will be determined by the employing company.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000229198

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Provide electrical and electronic fault-finding tasks when required
  • Integration of electrical and mechanical hardware in automation systems
  • Automation cell building
  • Quality procedures
  • Generic work experience activities to consolidate previous learning

The training you will be getting

You will study on a Level 3 Engineering Technician standard on a Mechatronics Maintenance Engineer pathway. On completion of this, you will gain a qualification in Engineering at Advanced Level 3.

During the first year of the apprenticeship, your learning will take place at the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre based at Catcliffe, Rotherham, for an initial block of study on a full-time basis. After this, you will attend the Training Centre for one day a week for knowledge study.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Completion of the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre apprenticeships are nationally recognised qualifications which are acknowledged and respected by employers across the world. These can open the door to many more opportunities, such as Engineering Management and Project Engineering positions across a range of sectors worldwide.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade Grade C or 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade Grade C or 4) Essential

About the employer

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) is a cluster of world-class centres for research into advanced manufacturing technologies used in the aerospace, power generation, medical and other high-value manufacturing sectors. The AMRC has more than 80 industrial partners, including global giants such as Boeing, Rolls-Royce, BAE Systems and Airbus, as well as small businesses. The AMRC facility demonstrates how UK industry can meet ever-changing consumer demands for variation and mass customisation competitively by employing the most advanced manufacturing technologies, including robotics, advanced machine tools, sensor technology, additive layer manufacturing and augmented reality. We support professional registration with approved institutes and are accredited to support developing Engineers via Monitored Professional Development Scheme (MPDS) with IMechE. The AMRC is also committed to supporting the talent and potential of women in engineering and has been awarded an Athena SWAN Charter – Bronze in recognition of advancing gender equality.

Employer

UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

Address

Wallis Way

Catcliffe

Rotherham

S60 5TZ

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Training

Training provider

THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

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

Contact

AMRC Training Centre Recruitment Team

recruitment@amrctraining.co.uk

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 follow the link to apply on the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre website and complete an application form. Once this has been received, it will be reviewed, and you will receive an email response with the next steps of the application process. Please note the AMRC Training Centre reserves the right to close company vacancies, should they get filled, ahead of the published closing date.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Jul 2024