Apprentice Calibration Technician ALPHA ELECTRONICS (SOUTHERN) LTD

Calibration of Electrical/Electronic Test and Measuring Equipment. Interest/Experience in Electronics would be a distinct advantage. Duties include: Calibration of test instruments ranging from Multimeters, Oscilloscope, Resistance Boxes, Multifunction Testers to Current Injection Set.

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Closing date: 06 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Monday - Thursday, 8.30am - 4.30pm and Friday, 8.30am - 4.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Calibration System is computerised, so knowledge of use of computers essential
  • Use of test equipment and soldering equipment.
  • Full training provided

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Engineering Operative Standard (Maintenance).
    Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • Development of knowledge, skills & behaviours required to complete the Engineering Operative Standard (Maintenance).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • We are more than happy to sponsor to an HNC or similar

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent X 5 to include English, Maths (Grade Grade A*-D/9-3) Essential

About the employer

Alpha Electronics Group are a UK wide multi-location Test Equipment Solutions Provider, with Manufacturer Approved Service Centres and Calibration Laboratories in the North, South and West of the UK.







ME15 9YP

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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

01622 625999

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

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