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Apprentice Automation and Controls Technician

North Road Industrial Estate, Ellesmere Port, South Wirral, CH65 1AL
£15,756.00 annually
Closing date
29 Mar 2023

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?
  • As part of a multi-disciplinary team working alongside other stakeholders, a fully competent Automation & Control Engineering Technician will install, maintain, fault find and optimise hardware and software for automation systems
  • You will work closely with the CCRW Team to support implementation and ongoing improvement of the Manufacturing Facility at Ellesmere Port, including new vehicle introductions
  • We have vacancies within our Body Shop and Paint Shop

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

Automation and controls engineering technician L4 apprenticeship standard.

We have partnered with Cheshire South and West to offer the Qualifications. The course blends the best aspects of learning with work-based activity, with day release at college whilst learning real skills in the Workplace.

Attendance at college will be 2 days per week in years 1 & 2 followed by monthly assessment visits to support the apprentice to compile the portfolio of evidence in year 3.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Successful completion of the apprenticeship could eventually lead to a role such as Controls Engineer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade GCSE C or 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade GCSE C or 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade GCSE C or 4) Essential

Things to consider

Applicants should hold 5 GCSE's Grade C/4 or above including Maths & English. The plant is not on a bus route, so you will require your own transport, when based at Plant. This is a Manufacturing/ Shop floor based industry

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