Advanced Electronic Engineering Apprentice


Apprenticeship Fixed Term Didcot, UK

Uploaded 24 Jan 2020

Job Description

As an Electronic Apprentice you will have the opportunity to learn about innovative state of the art high speed electronics, from single integrated circuits to huge data acquisition systems. When fully assembled these systems are used in scientific research all over the world.

From your second year as an electronic apprentice you will build on the core skills learnt during your first year, these include soldering, crimping, prototype board assembly, using multimeters, oscilloscopes and various other test equipment. As you progress in your third and fourth year you will move on to fault finding, analysing, designing and building electrical and electronic circuits.

Throughout your apprenticeship you will be expected to support scientists from all over the world as they continue to push back the barriers of science. You will work on a large number of component technologies, ranging from high voltage electrical circuits running at thousands of volts to printed circuit boards containing components smaller than a grain of rice.

Person Specification



  • Achieved or predicted to achieve 5 GCSE passes at Grade C/4 or above including Maths, English and a Science by September 2020 or equivalent qualifications

Knowledge and Experience


  • Interest in science, engineering and technology
  • Ability to demonstrate some basic technical engineering knowledge and skill.


  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office.