Electrical Maintenance Apprenticeship MINI-CAM LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who likes to work part of a team, likes variety, and has good attention to detail. As you part of your position you will be liaising with other depts outside of Production and Service and ensure builds are at company quality standard.

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Closing date: 19 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, 08:00 - 16:30 and Friday, 08:00 - 15:15. 15 minutes morning break, 45 minutes lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Basic mechanical assembly
  • Electrical assembly
  • Loom assembly
  • Assembly test
  • Final test
  • PCB manufacture
  • Programming
  • Fault finding and rectification
  • Customer service

The training you will be getting

  • After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications
  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Mechatronics Maintenance Technician
  • Plus one of the following
    Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technology (QCF) – for starts up to June 2017 only
  • The apprentice will be attending Wigan & Leigh College on a one day a week basis throughout the academic year

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression is available within the business on completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Personable, Approachable


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

May require further training such as forklift training

About the employer

Minicam specialises in the manufacture and distribution of Pipeline Inspection Systems including Proteus™ Crawlers, SOLOPro+™ Push Cameras and ProPIPE+™ Reporting Software. For nearly 30 years we have used our industry experience and customer feedback to continually innovate. We develop leading solutions for challenging environments, producing smart, user-friendly, durable, high-quality systems that keep our customers working. We place a very strong emphasis on reliability and robustness, designing systems that are durable under both in-pipe conditions and during handling, and that are efficiently serviced so that working time is maximised. We design and produce almost all components in-house, which ensure the highest levels of quality and the ability to meet our customers’ needs for fast delivery and response times, and are an ISO9001 certified company. Minicam has been part of Halma Plc (LSE:HLMA) since 2017. Halma is a global group of life-saving technology companies. It was named one of Britain’s Most Admired Companies in 2019, and provides innovative solutions to many of the key problems facing the world today.




Unit 33

Ravenscraig Road

Little Hulton

M38 9PU

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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

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