Engineering Technician Apprentice 57-1335


Apprenticeship summary

The apprentice will be part of a team which ensures that plant and equipment perform to the required standard to facilitate production targets regarding Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost within High Value Manufacturing environments.

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Closing date: April 1, 2024

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Date posted:
February 7, 2024
Possible start date:
September 16, 2024
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  • Carrying out fault diagnosis on engineered systems
  • Carrying out preventative planned maintenance on engineered systems
  • Assembling and testing fluid power systems
  • Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment
  • Wiring and testing electrical equipment and circuits
  • Hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLCs)
  • Health and Safety in the Engineering workplace
  • Communications for engineering technicians
  • Mathematics for engineering technicians
  • Engineering Project
  • Mechanical Principles of engineering systems
  • Electrical and electronic principles in engineering
  • Application and principles of PLCs
  • Monitoring and fault diagnosis of engineering systems
  • Maintenance of mechanical systems
  • Electro Pneumatic systems

You will study on a Level 3 Engineering Technician standard on a Mechatronics Maintenance Technician pathway. On completion of this, you will gain a qualification in Engineering at Advanced Level 3

During the first year of the apprenticeship, your learning will take place at the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre based at Catcliffe, Rotherham, for an initial block of study on a full-time basis. After this, you will attend the Training Centre for one day a week for knowledge study

  • Completion of the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre apprenticeships are nationally recognised qualifications which are acknowledged and respected by employers across the world. These can open the door to many more opportunities, such as Engineering Management and Project Engineering positions across a range of sectors worldwide



Unilever is one of the world’s largest consumer goods companies, pioneering & innovating for over 120 years & enhancing the lives of over 2.5 billion consumers every day using our products to feel good, look good and get more out of life. Producing over 400 brands across 190 countries gives us a unique opportunity to create positive change, grow our business and achieve our purpose of making sustainable living commonplace. Our products range from nutritious foods, household care essentials, indulgent ice creams, refreshing teas, luxurious shampoos, disease combating soaps… and many more. This means you will find at least one of our products in seven out of ten households on the planet. By joining our Engineering team as an apprentice, you will become part of our inclusive community of over 8000 of the most highly skilled Engineers worldwide, spanning across 320+ factories. Working together, supporting each other, and implementing the latest technology and design to build ground-breaking solutions and innovations.


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Apprenticeship standard:

Engineering technician (level 3)