Mechatronic Maintenance Apprentice Currie & Warner Ltd

Via this Apprenticeship you will train as an Apprentice Mechatronic Maintenance technician, to undertake a structured training program of academic study and workshop work to gain the required skills and knowledge to support the requirements of a leading established manufacturer of turned parts.

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Closing date: 14 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    11,856,00 Under 18's 12,480.00 Over 18's Years 2,3 and 4 to follow a distinctive rewarding scale depending on application and development. (Discussed at final interview stage).

  • Working week

    Under 18’s 07.30-16.30 Mon to Thurs. (1 hr unpaid lunch 12.00-13.00) 07.30-13.30 Friday (Paid break 10.25-10.45). Over 18’s 07.30-16.30 Mon to Thurs. (half hr unpaid lunch 12.30-13.00) 07.30-13.30 Friday (Paid break 10.25-10.45).

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will learn and develop in a role with the following responsibilities:

  • Observing, learning, and undertaking a wide range of engineering skills and processes while under instruction from skilled staff
  • To be able to demonstrate these skills and processes as the training period progresses by working independently or with a team, to undertake tasks as instructed and increasing overall contribution to the departments in which they are trained
  • To undertake and successfully complete suitable college courses throughout the training period, achieving the academic grades and practical skills in order to entitle annual progression leading to the award of a suitable Level 4 (HNC) qualification in Mechatronics
  • Learning and understanding the importance of Health and Safety within the workplace
  • To develop the skills to construct or modify machinery/tooling from verbal instructions and drawings to a high degree of precision
  • To learn how to maintain workshop plant and equipment and to keep it in good repair both mechanically and electrically
  • To maintain a logbook over the duration of the apprenticeship period, recording projects that have been undertaken and the skills learnt
  • To maintain and to ensure general good housekeeping of the workshop areas
  • To maintain a smart appearance and to always act in a professional manner whether on or off the workplace site
  • To perform any other duties, appropriate to the role of the apprentice technician

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

You will receive on the job training and guidance from your employer and will also attend Sandwell College 1 day per week to achieve your Level 3 Engineering Technician qualifications.

  • 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 2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) - Machining
  • Level 3 Diploma in Machining (Development Knowledge)

Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking end point assessment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • On completion and being successful, the opportunities to progress within the Currie & Warner Group and to forge a successful Career with excellent pay/progression are limitless

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Excellent time management, Curious and Inquisitive, Willingness to learn, Hard Working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Currie & Warner are part of the Currie & Warner Group of engineering companies and are a leading manufacturer of Brass and Copper based turned parts and screw machine components, supplying high precision components worldwide. The company supplies to markets including Electrical, Gas, Heating & Ventilation, Automotive and Renewable Energy, amongst others.


Currie & Warner Ltd


Powell Street


B1 3DH

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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