Apprentice Engineering Technician In Mechatronic Maintenance


Norfolk, NR17 1DS

Closes in 7 days (Tuesday 30 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 3 July 2024


The apprenticeship will cover all dimensions of engineering within a fast moving consumer goods environment, giving the apprentice and the employer the opportunity to establish the preferred career path. Duties include day to day maintenance of food manufacturing machinery.

Annual wage
£12,480 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Engineering technician (level 3)
Working hours 8am - 4pm Monday to Friday 30 minute unpaid lunch & 2 x 15 min breaks per day.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September


4 Years

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

For the full apprenticeship, candidates will complete:  

Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard- Mechatronics Maintenance Technician pathway: 

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence) 
  • Level 2 Award for Foundation Phase Gateway Assessment
  • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering (Development Competence)- Mechatronic Maintenance Technician 

For the End Point Assessment (EPA) apprentices will undertake a viva interview (to check occupational competence), a portfolio of evidence and professional competence against the EngTech standard. 
Apprentices must attend college sessions one day per week at the Ipswich Road campus, located near Norwich city centre. 

Where you’ll work

Oak Tree Business Park Hargham Road




NR17 1DS


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Engineering technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents

Your training plan

This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


Essential qualifications

GCSE or equivalent in:

  • English (grade 4/C)
  • Maths (grade 4/C)

Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


  • Communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Team working
  • Excellent time management
  • Motivated
  • Interest in Engineering

Other requirements

You will be working inside a modern food factory environment and also accompanied attendance on chicken farm sites when required.

About this company

Based in the heart of Norfolk tnp specialises in producing free range and organic chickens and turkeys to the very highest standards. Over the years the business has continued to expand, so that today major retailers, world famous restaurants and other blue chip firms are among its impressive list of customers. TNP remains as true to its roots now as when it was founded – with the emphasis still firmly on producing free range chickens and turkeys, and organic free range chickens and turkeys, to the highest possible welfare standards.

After this apprenticeship

A position may be available for the right candidate following successful completion of the apprenticeship. The business is looking for a person who is keen to develop and to gain a permanent position following completion of their apprenticeship. 

Ask a question

The contact for this apprenticeship is:


Lindsey Flatt


The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262462.

Apply now

Closes in 7 days (Tuesday 30 July at 11:59pm)

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