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Electro-mechanical engineer (level 6)

Solve real-world problems using a combination of mechanical and electrical engineering expertise.

Level
6
Equivalent to degree
Typical duration
60 months
Apprenticeship category
Engineering and manufacturing
Maximum funding
£27,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Design engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Electro-mechanical engineer
  • Instrument engineer
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Mechatronics engineer
  • Robotics engineer
  • Systems engineer
  • Test engineer
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Communicate technical information with others at all levels, including technical reports and the use of digital tools.
  • Follow a methodical approach to engineering problem solving.
  • Establish and report engineering design briefs.
  • Produce mechanical and electrical designs / drawings / sketches using Computer Aided Design (CAD) and manual systems.
  • Model real-world mechanical systems efficiently.
  • Select the design solution for a given electro-mechanical engineering application and environment using data to inform their decisions.
  • Integrate electrical and mechanical engineering systems, considering new and emerging technologies.
  • Use appropriate equipment to develop and execute test plans to support electro-mechanical product validation and approval.
  • Design functional electronic systems and circuits from component level.
  • Write and document structured programming code for electro-mechanical systems.
  • Fabricate engineering components and assemblies using specialist manufacturing methods and hand fitting techniques.
  • Assemble, wire, program and test electrical equipment, motors and control systems.
  • Plan, manage and lead engineering projects.
  • Perform risk management for engineering activities.
  • Comply with statutory and organisational safety requirements.

Full information on Electro-mechanical engineer (level 6) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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