Assembly Technician Apprentice RICARDO UK LIMITED

We are looking for exceptional young people to join our team. Our apprenticeships give you the opportunity to learn while you earn. From day one you will be in a meaningful role, learning whilst also working towards academic and industry accredited qualifications. We offer an exciting range of opportunities; meaningful work that will challenge you.

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

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Closing date: 01 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    37 hours per week · Monday – Thursday, 7.00am – 3.30pm (with 30-minute lunch break) · Friday 7.00am – 12.00

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As an Assembly Technician apprentice you will gain experience in the following areas:

  • Assembly Operations
  • Operational planning
  • Team working and team management
  • End of Line (EoL) testing · Parts preparation
  • Reading / understanding drawings
  • Understanding and creating Standard Operations Instructions
  • Understanding Quality Standards
  • Using measuring equipment
  • Using hand tools
  • Understanding risk assessments

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On successful completion of the apprenticeship and training the candidates will have the opportunity to further their careers in the assembly or manufacturing areas, with the potential through further development to progress to Senior Technician and ultimately Team Leader in a highly prestigious, motorsport environment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Physical fitness, Patience, Non judgemental, Initiative, Team working, Creative


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any 2 other subjects (Grade 9-4) Desired

Things to consider

The role requires the candidate to enjoy developing skills in a technically demanding environment where solving problems and making improvements is something they really want to do. Ability to demonstrate experience of team activities, i.e. sports team etc.

About the employer

In Performance Products we are specialists in complex manufacturing and assembly for engines, transmissions and drivelines for high performance and specialised applications with decades of experience our technical experts support our clients from across the globe in bringing their cutting-edge innovations to market, from individual components through to complete powertrain systems in markets as diverse as automotive, defence and aerospace. Our client list includes some of the world's leading automotive manufacturers (e.g. Aston Martin, Bugatti, Porsche) and high performing Motorsport teams Guided by our corporate values of create together, be innovative, aim high & be mindful we enable our customers to achieve sustainable growth and commercial success. Some of the services we provide are. The design and manufacture of unique transmission solutions Specialists in precision gears, torque path and prismatic components for motorsport and performance automotive We support our customers with a supply of spare parts even after regular production has ended We provide custom and bespoke transmissions for high-performance and specialised vehicle applications supplied in niche volume




Ricardo UK Ltd, Southam Road, Radford Semele

Leamington Spa

CV31 1FQ

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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 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