Apprentice - Level 3 - Control System Technician

King's Lynn, UK

Job Type :

Full Time / Day Release

About Us

Lawtronic Ltd is a successful and well-regarded Control Systems Engineering & Manufacturing business based in King’s Lynn, Norfolk. Focusing our skills on electrical and electronic control solutions to an array of industries such as: food and beverage, refrigeration, airport security, printing, hygiene, fire systems and manufacturing. Our customers have an impressive global footprint covering Europe, the USA, South America and the Far East and this expert set-up delivers design, manufacturing, supply, installation and commissioning expertise on time, every time.

Due to continued success and year on year growth there is an opportunity for 2 talented Control Systems Apprentices to join our business and assist in our drive forward.

We are looking for enthusiastic, practical and ambitious individuals to join our successful Control Systems company and to complete the Level 3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard.

Both GCSE and A level students are welcome!

Highlights :

  • Day release to College of West Anglia, Kings Lynn Campus to complete the Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard

  • Full and appropriate Health and Safety training to include risk assessment and method statements

  • On the Job training and full rotation of the business over the term of the apprenticeship to identify what you enjoying doing the most to kickstart your career

  • Further Education options once you have completed the apprenticeship

Successful completion of the apprenticeship will lead to full time, permanent employment in the area you are best suited and enjoy the most to allow you to excel, the company offers various career paths Including :

  • Control System Design

  • Industrial Software Programming

  • Control Panel Manufacture

  • Testing

  • Full System Installation

  • Commissioning

  • Project Management


What your Apprenticeship at Lawtronic will involve :

Year 1 :

  • Completing first year of Level 3 BTEC to the best of your ability

  • Learning how to : 

  • Perform all tasks with Health and Safety being No.1 Priority

  • Manufacture cable assemblies & harness’s

  • How to assemble small control panels to the highest quality

  • Inspect parts to ensure they are fault free prior to assembly

  • Use relevant hand and power tools as well as factory machinery

  • How to read and understand engineering drawings both mechanical and electrical

Year 2 :

  • Completing the second year of Level 3 BTEC to the best of your ability

  • Become more accustomed to the components being used and what their functions are

  • Assemble more complex control panels

  • Start your rotation of the various departments such as stores, small assemblies, test and inspection and what each one entails

Year 3 :

  • Start manufacturing the most complex and bespoke control panels

  • Gain exposure to site-work out in the field

  • Continue your rotation to different departments such as installation, design and project management to see which one you excel at / enjoy the most

  • Finish your Apprenticeship!

Desired Skills & Experience

Key Requirements

What we expect from you!

  • Great Team player

  • Good communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Good timekeeping

  • Punctual

  • Strong work ethic

  • Good problem solver

  • Thirst for further knowledge

  • Quick Learner

  • Maths GCSE  (grade 5 – 9)

  • English GCSE  (grade 5 – 9)


What you can expect from Us :

In return for your hard efforts input to this exciting business you will be rewarded with:

  • Competitive Above Market Hourly Rate starting at £5.50

  • Company Contribution Pension Plan

  • Great Working Atmosphere

  • 40 Hour Week With Early Finish on Fridays

  • Company Events

If you are an ambitious, highly motivated self-starter and willing to give 110% with a great positive attitude to kickstart your career in engineering then please click APPLY to send your CV for immediate consideration