Apprentice Engineering Technician EDGE ENERGY LIMITED

Reporting to the Project Engineer, you will assist with assembling, testing and fault-finding of electronics, and electromechanical devices, and support R & D and prototype manufacturing. The tasks will provide the opportunity to acquire a wide range of practical skills and broad technical knowledge.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Company & personal bonus BUPA healthcare Company pension scheme

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:30 including half an hour for lunch (including one day release per week for study).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assembly of surface mount printed circuit boards
  • Assembly of wiring harnesses
  • Assembly of circuit boards, wiring harnesses and mechanical parts into products
  • Component level testing of circuit boards
  • Inspection of machined parts

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard qualification
  • Your training will take place during work at Edge Energy in Westbury and attending Wiltshire college and University centre Chippenham campus one day a week during term time

As your knowledge and skills improve, the role will expand to include a wider range of tasks and offer increased levels of responsibility, such as:

  • System level testing of subassemblies, software, and products
  • Designing assembly and test procedures
  • Creating assembly and test documentation

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • May lead to further employment for the right candidate on completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Manual dexterity, Ability to work alone, Keen to learn on the job, Able to take direction


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Two other subjects (Grade Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Must be able to get to and from the place of work (Westbury) in a safe and timely manner.

About the employer

We are an engineering business with a global reputation as a developer of high temperature, high pressure electromechanical tools for the Oil & Gas and Geothermal industries. We work with major companies in the UK, USA, Canada, and Norway, who deploy our tools worldwide. The company was founded in 2009 and brings its own unique technology to the market as well as providing contract engineering services. We are a small team of highly skilled individuals who work closely on all projects.




Unit 4

Woodland Industrial Estate, Eden Vale Road


BA13 3QS

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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


The Apprenticeship Team

0845 345 2235

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

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

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