Electrical/electronic technical support engineer

Electrical/electronic technical support engineer

“An electrical/electronic technical support engineer supports the manufacturing of new products by bringing the product to life and resolving manufacturing problems”

Electrical/electronic technical support engineers primarily support manufacturing in both assembly and product design and development. You’ll be involved in bringing the concept to life and resolving issues within manufacturing, usually in close proximity with other engineers, suppliers and managers. Your tasks will be wide ranging but can include working with high-tech machinery, producing electrical or electronic drawings using computer-aided design, wiring and testing electrical equipment, and assembling and testing electronic circuits. Upon completion of the electrical/electronic technical support engineer apprenticeship, you’ll achieve a degree in engineering. This apprenticeship was designed to meet the professional standards of the Engineering Council for initial registration as an engineering technician in partnership with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Duration: 60 months

Relevant school subjects: Science

Entry requirements: Five GCSEs, including maths, English and a STEM subject, as well as A-levels in maths and a STEM subject; or an engineering BTEC at level 3

Achievement upon completion: Level 6 (Degree)—equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

Potential salary upon completion: £30,000 per annum