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Production Apprentice

  • Sellectronics Ltd
  • Falmouth, Cornwall
  • £7.64 per hour

Sellectronics is one of the most high-tech manufacturing businesses in Cornwall and it is experiencing exciting growth, it is a great time to join the business. As the Production apprentice, you will undertake a L2 engineering apprenticeship. We will introduce you to a range of areas in the business and help you to develop new skills during the apprenticeship, these range from manufacturing Printed Circuit Boards and Assemblies (PCBA), prototyping, hand soldering work as well as continuous improvement and quality skills. We will also help you to understanding the role of Production in the busi...

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  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £7.64 p/h
  • Hours
    38.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date
  • Approx. Duration
    21 months

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Engineering operative (ST0537)
  • Employer
    Sellectronics Ltd


During the 2-year Engineering Apprenticeship, you will be working in the company as well as attending day release at college, under the tuition of fully trained instructors. During this period, you will learn all aspects of engineering principles and practices and in particular Electronics Manufacturing when working at Sellectronics.

You will have the opportunity to learn all the basic skills necessary towards becoming a Production Operative in the future. You will maintain a portfolio of your achievements and undertake project work as part of your training. This will include the opportunity to work in different areas of the business.

As you progress within your Apprenticeship, you will develop key electronic engineering or technical, skills that will help shape your future Career with our business.

As our apprentice you are expected to always maintain safe working practices, operate within Company procedures and work as part of a successful team. We will expect you to maintain good levels of attendance and punctuality and communication with Supervision and all other employees.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Truro and Penwith College on 01872 305500 (Ref ID: 249929)

Company website : www.sellectronics.co.uk

  • IT literate (Microsoft)
  • Interest in Electronics

  • Minimum 5 GCSEs or equivalent, grades 5 - 9, including English, Mathematics or Science


· How to obtain the necessary job instructions, engineering drawings and specifications and how to interpret them.

· Relevant statutory, quality, environmental compliance procedures/systems, organisational and health and safety regulations relating to engineering operations.

· Their individual roles and responsibilities within the organisation and the flexibility required to support the achievement of company targets.

· Engineering operational practices, processes and procedures.

· Potential problems that can occur within the engineering operations and how they can be avoided.


· Work safely at all times, complying with health and safety legislation, regulations, environmental compliance procedures and systems and other relevant guidelines.

· Identify and deal appropriately with any risks, hazards, hazardous situations and problems that may occur within the engineering environment within the limits of their responsibility.

· Demonstrate effective communication skills which include oral, written, electronic.

· Complete appropriate documentation accurately, efficiently and legibly using the correct terminology where required.

· Obtain and follow the correct documentation, specifications and work instructions in accordance with time constraints and the roles and responsibilities identified for the engineering activities, extracting the necessary data/information from specification and related documentation.

· Select and use appropriate tools, equipment and materials to carry out the engineering operation.

· Deal appropriately with any problems that may occur within the manufacturing environment within the limits of their responsibility.

· Always work efficiently and effectively maintaining workplace organisation and minimising waste.


· Personal responsibility and resilience: Comply with the health and safety guidance and procedures, be disciplined and have a responsible approach to risk, work diligently regardless of how much they are being supervised, accept responsibility for managing time and workload and stay motivated and committed when facing challenges.

· Work effectively in teams: Integrate with the team, support other people, consider implications of their own actions on other people and the business whilst working effectively to get the task completed.

· Effective communication and interpersonal skills: An open and honest communicator, communicates clearly using appropriate methods, listen well to others and have a positive and respectful attitude.

· Focus on quality and problem solving: Follow instructions and guidance, demonstrate attention to detail, follow a logical approach to problem solving and seek opportunities to improve quality, speed and efficiency.


  • Team player
  • Good communicator
  • Punctual
  • Dependable

  • On successful completion of the apprenticeship there is a possibility of a future job role.

Working Days: Monday - Friday

Working Times: Mon – Thur 8:00am – 5:00pm. Fri- 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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