Craft Engineering Apprenticeship RICOH UK PRODUCTS LIMITED

A Craft Engineering Apprenticeship with Ricoh is a fantastic opportunity for you to gain practical, industry experience and achieve qualifications relevant to your chosen career path - all whilst earning a wage!

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary has potential to grow (on an annual basis) as you gain more experience.

  • Working week

    Working hours: 8:15am - 5:00pm (Monday to Thursday) and 8:15am -12:15pm (Friday)

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    28 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • During this 4 year programme, you will learn how to carry out maintenance engineering activities, both planned and reactive on a variety of automated plant and equipment, including robots, digital manufacturing systems, conveyor systems and injection moulding machines.
  • You will also learn how to safely trouble shoot, identify, and rectify faults on a variety of high volume machinery and production lines, alongside the completion of planned preventative maintenance procedures.
  • The role will be based within our
    ‘multi-skilled’ Production Maintenance team.
  • You will gain skills including the ability to carry out Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) program interrogation to aid in fault diagnosis, to identify and rectify issues associated with electrical, mechanical, electronic, hydraulic, and pneumatic (fluid power) systems along with automated quality control equipment.
  • This programme is aimed at those seeking a career in the field of ‘hands-on’ engineering and is very much aimed towards those who favour a more practical learning experience based in a fast moving, highly automated workplace.

The training you will be getting

  • Over the course of your apprenticeship you will work towards achieving your Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship - including BTEC National Diploma & NVQ Level 3 with the Shrewsbury Colleges Group.
  • Year 1 & 2 - 3 days at college and 2 days at Ricoh
  • Year 3 & 4 - full time on-the-job training at Ricoh
  • You will also reveive additional workplace training and the oportunity to take part in community projects and team building activities.

Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)

Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Mechatronics Maintenance Technician

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

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The successful completion of the Apprenticeship framework is not a guarantee of established employment with Ricoh (UK) Products Ltd but we do try to retain successful individuals wherever possible.



Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths and Science (Grade A* - C or 4-9) Essential

About the employer

Ricoh UK Products Ltd is where Ricoh brings together our customers & partners to optimise today’s world of print and influence the digital print applications and services of the future. We provide a world class customer experience that demonstrates digital manufacturing and showcases the latest technologies that Ricoh has to offer. We regularly welcome new and existing customers and partners to our facility to share our knowledge and to work together to drive innovation in the world of print.




Ricoh Uk Products Ltd




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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

Please follow the above link to our company website, where you will find further details and the link to our online application form.

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

Apply now

Closing date: today