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Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer Apprentice - Electrical bias BIFRANGI UK LIMITED

Bifrangi UK Limited is looking for a Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer Apprentice - Electrical bias, to complete a Level 3 apprenticeship to join their team. Reporting to the Lead Maintenance Engineer, the Apprentice Maintenance Engineer will be developed to provide a key role within the business.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    You will work Monday to Friday. Your start and finish times including your shift pattern will be determined by the employing company.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The grading structure for this role allows for the candidate to be multi skilled across traditional electrical, electronic and mechanical disciplines.

 The required skills and knowledge are detailed over the following three pages, segregated into general, electrical and mechanical skill sets. Training will be provided to develop these skills:

  • Electrical - installation, read and understand electrical drawings
  • Electrical - installation, produce electrical drawings of installation
  • Electrical – installation, assess the safety of systems before starting work
  • Electrical – installation, assess compatibility of electrical installation with environment and other services
  • Electrical – installation, design electrical installation
  • Electrical – installation, read and follow manufacturer’s instructions
  • Electrical – installation, Install distribution boards and consumer units
  • Electrical – installation, commission an electrical installation
  • Electrical – installation, correctly route cables and accessories
  • Complete a schedule of test results
  • Electrical Installation - testing and inspection, complete a schedule of inspections
  • Electrical – installation, terminate cables to a range of devices, machine panels, contactors, PCB etc.
  • Electrical – installation, terminate cables in main switch (subs)
  • Electrical installation - testing and inspection to ensure safety of themselves and other

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

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)

After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

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
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering Technologies (QCF) - for starts up to June 2017 only
  • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) – for all starts from 1st July 2017

You will study on a Level 3 Engineering Technician standard on a Mechatronics Maintenance Technician Engineering pathway.  On completion of this, you will gain a qualification in Engineering at Advanced Level 3 standard.

During the first year of the apprenticeship, your learning will take place at the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre based at Catcliffe, Rotherham, for an initial block of study on a full-time basis. After this, you will attend the Training Centre for one day a week for knowledge study.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Completion of this apprenticeship is just the start of your career and can open the door to many more opportunities, such as Engineering Management and Project Engineering positions across a range of sectors.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Multitask, Self motivated, Task Orientated, Ability to remain calm, Adapts quickly to change, Technically minded


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English & Science (Grade C or Grade 5) Essential

About the employer

Bifrangi manufactures components for the agricultural, off-highway, marine, power generation and mining sectors. We are world leaders in closed die forging and finished machining of large crankshafts up to 750Kg in weight. Bifrangi UK Ltd offers a fully integrated service from initial design to supply of the finished product to customers worldwide. The company operates two separate divisions within the UK currently employing highly skilled and specialised personnel. Current products include a wide range of crankshafts, connecting rods, axle beams and forgings for the mining industry. The primary focus of the Sheffield division is precision machining and heat treatment of crankshafts. Processes include, Turning, Milling, Deep hole drilling, Induction Hardening, Cylindrical grinding to fine tolerances and inspection.




Shardlow Works

Grange Mill Lane


S9 1HW

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Training provider



Recruitment Team

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please follow the link to the AMRC Training Centre Website and complete the expression of interest form. Once this has been received, it will be reviewed, and you will receive an email response with the next steps of the application process.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2023