Workshop Engineer Apprentice Stone Hardy

Stone Hardy are offering an apprenticeship within their workshop for an enthusiastic individual, who is keen to get their foot in the door within the engineering industry.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 05 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm – Hour for lunch

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    06 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    15 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The purpose of the role is to learn how to install, repair and carry out planned maintenance of customer equipment to company specifications.

Main responsibilities of the job:

  1. Learn how to install, repair and carry out planned maintenance of customer equipment to company specifications.
  2. Undertake an appropriate engineering apprenticeship, completing set modules on time and attending college as necessary.
  3. Work shadow a colleague, and develop an understanding of workshop procedures through on job training.
  4. Attend manufacturers training and other training courses as appropriate.
  5. Learn company administrative procedures, and how to complete worksheets, timesheets etc.
  6. Assist in keeping customer vehicles and company vehicles secure and clean whilst in the workshop.
  7. Ensure security and correct use and issue of all tools and spares issued.
  8. Understand and adhere to all company, legislative and Health and Safety procedures.
  9. Under close supervision, ensures all work undertaken meets industry and company work standards.
  10. To build and maintain good relationships with customers, colleagues and managers.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Team player

Personal qualities

  • Keen to learn
  • Enthusiastic
  • Good team player

Qualifications required

A*-C grades including Maths, English and Science as a minimum. PROCAT will determine suitability by interview and proof of grades/predicted grades.

Future prospects

To progress within the company and hold a good career with Stone Hardy.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

Stone Hardy specialises in the service and repair of tail lifts and shutters for commercial and passenger vehicles. They offer a 24 hours a day, 365 days per year service for both tail lifts and shutters with teams throughout our regional locations which are based in Bathgate, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, London and Northampton. Our tail lift and shutter engineers are based in 65 locations giving us unrivalled national coverage. We are agents for the tail lift and shutter manufacturers as shown below, and we can in addition provide a full parts service for all these manufacturers, and most other makes


Stone Hardy


Unit 2D

Martinbridge Industrial Estate

240-242 Lincoln Road



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Training provider

You will undertake a Level 3 Engineering Maintenance Apprenticeship (Mechatronics), taking 3/4 years to complete.  You will attend PROCAT in Basildon for one day per week and work with your employer for the other four days.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering and manufacturing > Engineering Technician

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Prospects College of Advanced Technology


Jade Swanson 0800 389 3589

Employer's Application Instructions

Click 'Apply now' to go through to the PROCAT application page. Fill in the form to apply, ensuring to specify your prior qualifications and that you are applying for the Stone Hardy vacancy. A member of our recruitment team will contact you to discuss your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 05 Oct 2017