Engineering Apprentice – Test and Validation LEONI WIRING SYSTEMS U.K. LIMITED

We are delighted to offer an exciting opportunity to join the Level 6 Embedded Electronics System Design Development Engineer Degree Apprenticeship. The apprenticeship will combine a mixture of on the job and off the job training delivered face to face at the Stoke on Trent campus and weekly online learning.

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

    7:50 – 16:30 Monday to Thursday 7:50 – 13:00 Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Providing technical support for the development and validation of new LEONI products and processes, including electrical, mechanical, and materials testing using specialist laboratory equipment
  • Interpretation of customer technical specifications
  • Performing measurements on vehicles, wiring harnesses and components in line with customer specifications
  • Performing validation procedures on vehicle harness and componentry in line with customer specifications
  • Maintaining detailed records of observations and test results to issue to customers
  • Preparing technical test reports including photographic evidence
  • Participating in LEONI product warranty analysis by providing factual analysis in response to issues highlighted by LEONI customers

The training you will be getting

  • Apprentices will achieve a BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering following 3 years on the apprenticeship programme
  • Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed
  • Apprentices will also achieve their apprenticeship certificate in Embedded Electronics System Design Development Engineer via the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IFATE) 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

After successful completion of the apprenticeship there is the possibility to be made permanent within the organisation.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, A passion for Engineering, Process driven, Keen desire to learn, Ambitious, Dedicated, Reliable, Punctual, Organised


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Minimum of 4 GCSEs (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Engineering or 3 A levels (2 in STEM subjects) (Grade DDD / C or above / TLevel) Essential

Things to consider

As this role will involve some travel to LEONI sites a full UK driving licence will be desirable.

About the employer

Leoni is a global provider of products and solutions for energy and data management in the automotive sector and other industries. The value chain encompasses wires, optical fibres, standardized cables and special cables through to custom-developed wiring systems and related components as well as services. As an innovation partner and solutions provider, Leoni supports its customers with pronounced development and systems expertise. The market-listed group of companies employs about 95,000 people in 27 countries and generated consolidated sales of EUR 5.1 billion in 2022. The UK business operates from Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire and employs around 330 people. LEONI works with world class customers such as JLR, Bentley and Aston Martin to name just a few!




Lower Milehouse Lane Newcastle



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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


Apprenticeship Recruitment Team

Apprenticeship standard

Embedded electronic systems design and development engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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

Apply through the Leoni's own website.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Apr 2024