AUTOMATION AND CONTROL ENGINEERING APPRENTICE MID KENT ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING COMPANY LIMITED

The role will be diverse as MKE are a reactive business, however it will involve working with variable speed drives, fault finding with industrial control systems mainly for 3 phase motor starters including star/delta, soft starts and variable speed drives.

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Closing date: 30 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,560.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 7.00am - 3.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    45 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    4 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000263680

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Comfortable working as an individual or part of a team on repair and reactive work
  • To be able to follow instructions / directions
  • Fault finding and repairs to electrical installations and control systems
  • Removal / replacement of motor starters and control gear
  • Modification work to an existing control panel
  • Following electrical drawings

The training you will be getting

  • Full Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship - Mechatronics pathway. 
  • 1 day in our Luckyn Lane Campus, Basildon and 4 days with employer. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible full time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

The site is accessible by bus, but please do check your route and ensure you are able to get to the location.

About the employer

Mid Kent Electrical Engineering began life back in 1955 as a family run business repairing electric motors. Fast forward a little over half a century and the company has grown to become the largest independent engineering organisation of its kind in the South East.

Employer

MID KENT ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING COMPANY LIMITED

Address

Unit B6-B7, Star Business Centre

Marsh Way, Fairview Industrial Park

Rainham

RM13 8UP

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Training

Training provider

SOUTH ESSEX COLLEGE OF FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION

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

Contact

Diane Ridgley

diane.ridgley@southessex.ac.uk

07855701273

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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