Engineering Technician Apprentice - Level 6

Festo Ltd
55, Caswell Road, Northampton, NN4 7PY
£10,500.00 annually
02 May 2019
15 Jun 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
The role will aim to provide an all-round experience of what being an engineer means in Festo GB.

Working with experienced engineers in:
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronic
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Software

You will learn skills in all areas of engineering providing the best possible start to your career.

On top of your study you will work with many different departments and have the opportunity to experience many of the different roles that Festo GB offers to its engineering staff.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Social & people skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Personal organisation
  • Team working
  • Using own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Self-motivated
  • A desire to succeed
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Enthusiastic/outgoing
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Use own initiative
  • Team player
  • Reliable and trustworthy

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE English and maths at grade C (4) or above or equivalent are essential
  • A Levels in Physics and maths at grade C or above or equivalent. Candidates with one A levelin either maths or physics would also be considered

Note that candidates will need to pass a college maths assessment prior to starting.

Future prospects

Although we cannot guarantee a permanent role at the end of your apprenticeship, if suitable opportunities are available then you will of course be able to apply.

Things to consider

  • Apprenticeship will last between 4 to 6 years dependant on prior study
  • Pay will increase on an annual basis to £18,000in the final year
  • For the first 12 months the apprentice candidates will be attending Warwickshire College (Trident Centre) with regular visits from Festo staff including Managers, Human Resources and Mentors. After the 1st year, all subsequent years will be on-the-job at Festo with one day a week on college release
  • During college holidays you will be required to work at Festo although of course you will be eligible for 25 days annual holiday plus bank holidays that can be booked with agreement of your manager

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