Milton Keynes College

Apprentice Manufacturing Technician (L3)

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
£14,000 per year
21 Jun 2018
29 Jul 2018
Subject Area
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Employer: Cerulean

Apprenticeship level: Advanced

Apprenticeship duration: 48 months

Possible start date: 3rd September 2018

Working week: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4.45pm (3.30pm finish Fridays), 37 hours per week

This 4 year Apprenticeship will enable you to become a competent engineer able to assemble and fault finding various types of instrumentations. It will also give you an overview on how the business operates within the various departments.

During your 4 year Apprenticeship you will learn how the business works spending time with different departments, so to have a broader knowledge of the processes.


  • Assemble and integrate electro-mechanical and pneumatics modules
  • Assemble and test high precision mechanisms of medium sized capital equipment
  • Perform alignment and troubleshooting of electro mechanical and pneumatic sub systems
  • Revise and prepare documentation to validate equipment
  • Fault test various equipment

Desired skills:

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Can work in a team effectively
  • Computer skills
  • Hands on approach
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities:

  • Passion and curiosity for engineering
  • Time keeping
  • Willingness to learn and develop
  • Great work ethic

Desired qualifications:

  • GCSE A*- C/4-9 in English, Maths and Science
  • This position is suitable for all school/college/university leavers and predicted grades will be acceptable


  • Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard (Mechatronics Pathway)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills (If required)
  • College Attendance at our Chaffron Way Campus
  • Regular visits from the college in the workplace
  • Observations and assessments in the workplace
  • Use of E-portfolio
  • End point assessment
  • Ongoing training and support from the employer.