Technical Engineering Apprenticeship RICOH UK PRODUCTS LIMITED

An apprenticeship with Ricoh is a fantastic opportunity for you to gain practical, industry experience and achieve qualifications relevant to your chosen career path - all whilst earning a wage!

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

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Closing date: 07 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary has the potential to grow as you gain more experience

  • Working week

    Working hours: 8:15am - 5:00pm (Monday to Thursday) and 8:15am -12:15pm (Friday)

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Our Technical Engineering apprenticeship encompasses mechanical, electrical/electronic and design engineering, which will help you to learn skills including:-
  • Lean manufacturing and production engineering;
  • Mechanical and electrical design of digital systems to help support onsite operations;
  • Solve design challenges faced by our partners to provide customised engineering solutions;
  • 2D and 3D design using SolidWorks CAD software;
  • Additive Manufacturing - 3D printing;
  • Injection moulding;
  • Implement modern design printing technologies e.g. inkjet;
  • Understand engineering's role in creating a sustainable environment;
  • PLC programming and robotics;
  • Electronics, PCB design and embedded systems development;
  • In Year 1 and Year 2 you will rotate around departments within our state of the art factory to help you gain skills, knowledge & experience. You will learn in a structured, fun and engaging environment from a variety of dedicated mentors (many of which used to be apprentices themselves!). A selection of the above topics will feature in each business area.
  • In Year 3 and Year 4 you will then begin to specialise in one of these key areas and complete more focused placements aligned to your area of specialism, your interests and the company need going forward.
  • Your college studies will complement your on the job learning.

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

  • Over the course of your apprenticeship you will work towards achieving your Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship - including BTEC National Diploma & NVQ Level 3 with the Shrewsbury Colleges Group

  • Year 1 & 2 - 3 days at college and 2 days at Ricoh

  • Year 3 & 4 - full time on-the-job training at Ricoh

  • You will also have the opportunity to also advance on to HNC Level 4 and also take part in community projects, team building & the opportunity to participate at World Skills!

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The successful completion of the Apprenticeship framework is not a guarantee of established employment with Ricoh (UK) Products Ltd but we do try to retain successful individuals wherever possible.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths and Science (Grade A* - C or 4-9) Essential

About the employer

Ricoh UK Products Ltd is where Ricoh brings together our customers & partners to optimise today’s world of print and influence the digital print applications and services of the future. We provide a world class customer experience that demonstrates digital manufacturing and showcases the latest technologies that Ricoh has to offer. We regularly welcome new and existing customers and partners to our facility to share our knowledge and to work together to drive innovation in the world of print.




Ricoh Uk Products Ltd




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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 07 Apr 2023