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Engineering Technician L3 Apprentice - Technical Support, Swindon - Apply by 24/7/23





IEW Ltd. has been in business for 40 years and has over 60 employees providing a high level of service in the contract electronics manufacturing market. We are involved with providing service to companies that produce complex machines. We aim to delight these customers by understanding their exact requirements then tailoring the service we offer to meet their needs so that they can focus on completing their technology led products and innovating future designs.


Our Aim is to offer a cost effective solution, delivering finished assemblies on time and fully tested to ensure the highest quality and reliability. Our Vision is to grow our business by continuing to build our national reputation as the number one supplier for: delivering the exceptional; understanding the complex, innovating our service to meet the requirements of a constantly evolving electronics marketplace. Our Mission is to service the complex needs of our electronic manufacturing customers today so that they can focus on delivering the technology of tomorrow.



What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assembly of cables to Customers Specifications / Drawing whilst building efficiently

  • Assembly of units to the required Customer / IEW build standard

  • Working in an efficient manner

  • Responsible for maintaining a high level of quality

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

  • All apprentices will be required to achieve a minimum - Level 2 Foundation competence qualification (Practical units broad based skills)

  • Level 3 Development Competence qualification Maching (Practical work- based units)

  • Level 2 Foundation knowledge Technical certificate

  • Level 3 Development technical knowledge qualification (Theory based units broad based knowledge)

  • Apprentice without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this prior to taking EPA

To undertake the EPA the following needs to be completed:

  • The employer specified Level 2 Foundation competence

  • Level 2 foundation knowledge qualification and a satisfactory achievement

  • Level 3 Development knowledge qualification as applicable to the pathway requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of employer specific Level 3 Development Competence qualification

  • Satisfactory progress towards the employer required behaviours EPA

  • Portfolio Based Occupational Competence Interview (Viva)

  • A nominated professional Institution (PEI) undertakes the independent assessment to determine if the apprentice has met the EngTech requirements as defined by the UK-SPEC Apprenticeship standard Engineering technician

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Permanent position will be available on successful completion of apprenticeship


Requirements and prospects


Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Initiative, Flexible, Reliable, Good time keeping

Qualifications GCSE or equivalent 3 further GCSE's (Grade C/4 or above) Essential GCSE or equivalent English & maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential


Things to consider


You will need to complete pre-screening paperwork and have a chat with New College to discuss any experience, interest in the apprenticeship and how it is delivered.


You will need to complete initial assessments in maths and English.


By submitting your application, you confirm that you are happy for New College Swindon to share your information with the employer as part of the application process.


To apply for this position, click HERE


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