Level 3 Engineering Technician – Mechatronics Maintenance Technician

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  • Employer Unilever
  • Job type Advanced Apprenticeships
  • Salary Competitive
  • Deadline Ongoing
  • Entry requirements GCSEs
  • Locations Sheffield
  • Qualifications gained Vocational Qualification
  • Date published 24/11/2021

What can you expect?

Mechatronics Maintenance Technicians ensure that plant and equipment perform to the required standard to facilitate production targets regarding Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost. Typically, work involves a broad range of activities including installation, testing, fault finding and on-going planned maintenance.

This requires the application of a complex blend of skills, knowledge, and behaviours across a variety of disciplines.

What you will study?

  • 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.

 What qualifications will you acquire at the end of the programme?

Level 2 Diploma Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering (Foundation Competence)

Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering – Mechatronics Maintenance Technician (Development Competence)

Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

Typical Duration

48 months

Entry Level 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 and Employer recruitment and selection process to secure a place on an apprenticeship programme.

Things to consider

Unless exemptions apply, year 1 apprentices are required to live full time in Sheffield for 24 weeks in university accommodation so that they can attend the University of Sheffield AMRC Training Centre in Sheffield.     

Future programme years apprentices are required to continue attending the University of Sheffield AMRC Training Centre in Sheffield, for example, 1 day per month which will require travel and overnight hotel accommodation.    

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Level 4 Automation and Control Engineering Technician

Automation and Control Engineering Technician, install, maintain, fault find and optimise hardware and software for automation systems. 

Typically, this involves the above duties across a range of hardware such as on Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), the use of physical tools, software tools and instruments to carry out tasks associated with building installing and maintaining of automation systems.


What will you study, for example?

  • Engineering Mathematics.   

  • Engineering Maths

  • Engineering Science

  • Instrumentation and Control

  • Automation, Robotics and PLCs

  • Electrical and Electronic Principles

  • Electrical Systems and Fault Finding

  • Engineering Design

  • Managing a Professional Engineering Project

What qualifications will you acquire at the end of the programme?

Higher National Certificate in General Engineering

Entry Level Requirements

Already employed in a suitable engineering role or have relevant engineering experience.


In addition to ONE of the following:

BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering overall grade DM (Distinction Merit) or higher.
A minimum of two A-Levels at grade 5 (or C) or above, including mathematics-based subject and a science, technology, engineering, or an additional mathematics-related subject.
EAL Diploma in an engineering-based subject at M (Merit) or above.
Equivalent qualifications such as Cambridge Technical Levels at MM (Merit Merit) or above.
Plus A minimum of three GCSEs at grade 5 (or C) or above, in mathematics, English and a science, technology or engineering-related subject.
Applicants are required to successfully complete the AMRC and Employer recruitment and selection process to secure a place on an apprenticeship programme.

Typical Duration

36 months

Things to consider

Throughout programme apprentices are required to attend the University of Sheffield AMRC training centre in Sheffield, for example, 1 day per month which will require travel and overnight hotel accommodation.

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