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What will I study on the course?

Units could include:

  • Wiring and testing electrical equipment and circuits
  • Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment
  • Electro, pneumatic and hydraulic systems and devices
  • Producing engineering project plans
  • Using computer software packages to assist with engineering activities.

You and your employer will be given the opportunity to select additional units that will help you gain the skills to progress within your organisation.

What jobs will I be trained for once I have finished this apprenticeship?

This apprenticeship trains you for a variety of roles such as: Mechanical Fitter, Electrical Fitter, Electronic Fitter, Instrumentation Fitter, Pipe Fitter or Controls and Systems Fitter.

Advanced Apprenticeships entry requirements:

A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 5 to 9, including mathematics, English and a science, technology or engineering-related subject. Applicants are also required to pass an assessment at the AMRC Training Centre before being offered a place on an apprenticeship.

Health advice for applicants
Many jobs within engineering have components that can impact on the physical health of the person carrying them out.

Employers and training centres have a duty to carry out risk assessments and reduce the hazards through implementing polices and protective equipment. However, a number of conditions can mean that certain jobs within engineering may not always be the best option for you. If you are interested in Mechatronics Maintenance and have the conditions below you will need to speak to an AMRC Training Centre staff member to discuss your chosen area further:

  • Colour Blindness
  • Dyspraxia
  • Asthma
  • Epilepsy.

Please email us at or call us on 0114 222 9958.

How do I apply?
Once you have decided on which apprenticeship is for you and you have checked that you meet the entry requirements, the next step is to apply. 
You can do this on our website here.

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Kim McMahon

"It’s brilliant learning and earning as part of your apprenticeship, as all that experience you gain is directed into the industry you want to develop your career in."

Kim McMahon - Apprentice Maintenance Engineer at Wavin UK Ltd