Electrical Engineering Apprentice

  • Company: Axis Electronics
  • Location: Bedford, MK41 7NY
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £14,976.00 per year
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Ref: VAC-12604
  • Application Deadline Date: 21/08/2022
  • Start Date: 05/09/2022
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Working Week: Monday-Thursday 7.30am - 4.30pm, Friday 7.30am-12.30pm

Brief Description

Are you looking to start a career in electrical engineering? Axis Electronics are based in Bedford and they are looking for two Electrical Engineering Apprentices to support in the production of printed circuit board assembly. Axis electronics work across industries and populates PCBA’s (Printed Circuit Board Assembly)

Qualifications Required

To be considered for this role you will ideally need to have GCSE grades 9-4 (A*- C) in English and maths.
If you don't meet the entry requirements for this vacancy but are still interested in an apprenticeship, please contact our dedicated Apprenticeship Recruitment Team who can discuss this with you further - apprenticeships@bedford.ac.uk or 07887 787813

Personal Qualities

An interest in Electronics
Positive, can do attitude
Attention to detail

Skills Required

Good organisation skills
Good Time keeping

Future Prospects

A career in Engineering within production or test. Technician level production staff. Opportunities to progress on successful completion of your apprenticeship.

Vacancy Detail

As an Electrical Engineering Apprentice you will be supporting the manufacturing of printed circuit board assembly. You will move round the company every 6 months, working in various areas of the business.

You will be soldering, and preparing components, testing and much more.

The successful apprentice will be following assembly instructions and solder components to PCBA’s using a soldering iron, form components to required pitches (sizes) as per assembly instructions. You will be testing PCBA’s to ensure functionality and use specialised machines to add solder paste and then components to PCBA’s.

You will help create assembly instructions from customer data and build kits ready for production from a list generated by engineers.
You will use controlled tooling to fit hardware/adhesives to PCBA’s and inspect components/hardware to ensure quality is reached before they are used in production.

Other Information

The employer will offer the successful apprentice:
Sponsorship for further education e.g. HNC or HND
6 Monthly pay reviews
2 onsite canteens
12.30 finish on a Friday
25 days annual leave
Christmas Shut down
Bonus Scheme
Life Assurance Scheme


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