Embedded electronic systems design and development engineer
Designing and developing electronic circuits, devices and systems for a range of industries.
6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)
- Typical length
- 36 months
- Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer.
Candidates will usually have A levels (or equivalent) in maths and at least 1 other science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) based subject (for example - computing, electronics or physics) as well as English GCSE at grade C or above.
- What apprentices will learn
- electrical theory and principles - including passive components, semiconductors and thermal management
- analogue and digital circuit design - including designing for purpose and production and testing techniques
- computer aided design (CAD), mathematical modelling and software programming
- project management - including contingency, resource and time planning
- business and commercial awareness and principles - including costs, overheads, margins and profits
- working independently on their own initiative while working within a team environment
- health and safety practices, standards and legislation within a product design environment
- Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) accredited honours degree in electronics or electrical and electronic engineering
Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:
- achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
- Professional registration
This apprenticeship is recognised by the IET and other relevant professional engineering institutions.