4 x Craft Apprentice (Electrical & Mechanical)

Qioptiq Qioptiq Ltd Glascoed Road St. Asaph LL17 0LL Tel : 01745 588101 Email : erin.cooper@excelitas.com Website : https://www.excelitas.com/
£13,740 per year
01 May 2021
10 May 2021
Start Date
About the apprenticeship


A Craft Apprenticeship is a combination of external and in-house training, the successful applicants will follow the Craft Apprentice plan as outlined below:

 Craft Apprenticeship Programme:
• Complete Performing Engineering Operations (PEO)
• Complete a Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Engineering
• Complete a Level 3 Manufacturing NVQ in Electrical/Mechanical/Engineering
• Complete a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in /Electrical/Mechanical Engineering
• Complete Engineering Essentials Key Skills

 Craft Apprenticeship Development Plan:
• Attending an approved qualification programme on day release basis (dependant on Engineering qualifications, successful candidates may be expected to attend College on a full-time basis for the first year)
• Follow a Manufacturing and Engineering Internal Development Plan

 Craft Apprenticeship Outcome:
• Successful completion of Qioptiq Craft Apprenticeship

Additional information

We are excited to offer opportunities for 4 Craft Apprentices to join our site in St. Asaph North Wales within our Manufacturing Team. We are looking for candidates who have a keen interest in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering. The successful candidates will form part of an experienced team and will be responsible for the manufacture of complex optronic modules in-line with business requirements. This is an excellent opportunity to work with our world-renowned Engineering Team and highly skilled Operations Departments, learning the skills required fora successful career as a Senior Technical specialising in either Electrical or Mechanical disciplines.



Personal Specification:
The ideal candidate should have the following experience and attributes:
• A desire to continue learning to HNC Level
• Good attention to detail, inter-personal skills and excellent communication and time keeping skills
• Experience of Microsoft Office e.g. Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Driving Licence
• Ability to time manage external qualifications whilst working full-time


It is essential that all applicants have a good level of general education and must have, or expect to receive, a minimum of grade C in Mathematics and English Language.

Applications will also be considered from candidates who have completed, or part-completed, a relevant engineering course. Please provide details of modules completed, along with results.


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Coleg Cambria

BTEC Level 3 / HNC Level 4 in Engineering

About the employer

Excelitas Technologies is a technology leader in delivering high-performance, market-driven photonic innovations to meet the lighting, optronic, detection and optical technology needs of customers worldwide. Serving a vast array of applications across automotive, consumer products, defense and aerospace, industrial, medical, safety and security, and sciences sectors, Excelitas Technologies stands committed to promoting our customers' success.
Qioptiq Qioptiq Ltd
Glascoed Road
St. Asaph
LL17 0LL

Tel: 01745 588101

Email: erin.cooper@excelitas.com

Website: https://www.excelitas.com/

Disability confident


Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Assessment Day - Date TBC

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