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What will I study on the course?

Compulsory units include:

  • 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)

You and your employer will get 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 maintenance roles such as a Mechatronic Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Engineer, Mechanical Fitter and Electrical Engineer.

Advanced Apprenticeships entry requirements:

A minimum of three GCSEs at grade 5 (or C) or above, including mathematics, English and science, technology, or engineering-related subject.

Applicants are required to successfully complete the AMRC Training Centre and employer recruitment and selection process to secure a place on an apprenticeship programme. 

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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