Engineering Mechatronics Apprentice AMAZON UK SERVICES LTD.

We are offering a 48 month level 3 apprenticeship in Engineering Maintenance (Mechatronics). Day to day you will: Work in a hands-on manner to actively maintain, fault-find and repair mechanical, electrical and mechatronic systems. Support the installation and commission of new equipment and study for your apprenticeship qualification.

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

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Exact shifts to be confirmed. Year 1: Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5pm. Years 2-4: Monday to Friday day shift pattern however there may be the requirement to work some night and weekend shifts.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Classroom training and workshops hosted offsite
  • Maintain, fault find and repair a range of equipment
  • Work in a busy operations environment as part of a team of maintenance technicians
  • Implement improvement projects

The training you will be getting

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

  • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

Year 1:

  • Year 1 is full-time residential (classroom) training at one of our training provider facilities
  • As a result, you may be required to work away from home Monday to Friday each week during term time (costs will be supported by Amazon), combined with short periods working at one of our operations warehouses
  • This will give you a thorough and detailed insight into the work of the RME (engineering) team, as well as the basic skills necessary before working autonomously on our site equipment

Year 2:

  • Year 2 will comprise block release training at one of our training provider facilities where you will complete your engineering knowledge qualification and on-the-job training at an Amazon site among our team of technicians and engineers
  • Apprentices have the option to continue their academic studies in years 3 and 4 to HNC level


What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Not only will you receive invaluable learning, development and professional experience, but you will also gain a number of externally recognised qualifications and your bachelor’s degree.

On  successful completion of the apprenticeship you will be eligible to apply for Automation Engineering roles within the RME team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science or any STEM subject (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Applicants must be able to commit to spending the first academic year at a training centre in Manchester full time during the working week. Amazon will pay for the accommodation and reasonable additional living expenses during this time.

About the employer

Amazon offers a range of opportunities to suit candidates with different backgrounds, qualifications and career aspirations. That is why we believe it is the perfect place to learn new skills. We believe that building a culture that is welcoming and inclusive is integral to people doing their best work and is essential to what we can achieve as a company. We take steps to ensure our colleagues have a sense of belonging, value, and opportunity.




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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

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: 30 Apr 2024