Manufacturing Engineering Apprentice The EuroTech Group PLC

A varied apprenticeship learning all aspects of the processes of manufacturing circuit boards, as well as gaining an understanding of the business as a whole.

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

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00 to £22,308.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Shifts - Monday to Friday 37hpw

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    24 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

This is the perfect opportunity for an ambitious candidate with a desire to forge a career in manufacturing, providing excellent opportunities for future progression into management and or technical roles within the company. The apprentice will be given a chance to move around the different departments in the company, gaining an understanding of the business as a whole. You will work your way around the factory, experiencing all aspects of the process of manufacturing circuit boards, including mechanical processes, printing processes and chemical processes, to give you knowledge of the product from design through to completion. Once you have built up your practical skills and knowledge, you may be given experience of the support systems within the business, such as sales, quality, maintenance and supply, with the aim of giving you an appreciation of the entire process, from supply chain, through manufacture to customer relations.

The training you will be getting

You will attend Exeter College 2 days a week during term time.

You will work towards:

  • Level 2 Diploma in engineering operations (skills)
  • Level 2 Certificate or Diploma in engineering operations (knowledge)
  • Functional skills if needed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of the Level 2 Engineering Apprenticeship, there may be an opportunity for you to progress onto the Level 3, or become a full-time staff member.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired

About the employer

EuroTech has been manufacturing top quality, hi-tech printed circuit boards in Exmouth, Devon for nearly 50 years and in that time has grown to become one of the UKs leading producers of PCBs and a significant supplier to blue-chip electronics manufacturing companies worldwide. In early 2011 EuroTech moved into a new, purpose-built PCB manufacturing facility in Exmouth – the first dedicated PCB factory built in the UK since the 1990s.


The EuroTech Group PLC


Salterton Industrial Estate

Salterton Road Exmouth



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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 operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Aug 2024