Service Engineer Advanced Apprentice Bob Hopper & Co Ltd

This is a great opportunity for someone with an interest in engineering who wants to work within a small company. You will carry out servicing, testing and repairs on major brands of commercial catering equipment.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be joining a small team consisting of engineers and sales people.

You will be trained to carry out servicing, installation, testing and repairs on major brands of commercial catering equipment including:

  • Dishwashers.
  • Fryers.
  • Mixers.

You'll be expected to pitch in when needed; this could involve moving equipment around the shop, taking deliveries, occasional shop sales and end of day tasks such as tidying up the work area.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Some basic knowledge of electrics/electronics.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Good communication skills.

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work independently.
  • Can use own initiative.
  • Can 'think outside the box'.
  • Confidence in your abilities.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Grade C/4 or above in English and Maths (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Potential to become part of our service engineer team.

About the employer

Small commercial catering equipment business dealing with supply, installation, service and repair of commercial and light commercial catering equipment.


Bob Hopper & Co Ltd



Barnwell Business Park, Barnwell Drive



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Training provider

You will achieve an Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering.  This will include:

  • Advanced Manufacturing Foundation Competence - 1 day a week in College Year 1.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Engineering and Technologies - 1 day a week in College Years 2 & 3.
  • Level 3 NVQ in Engineering Maintenance - Years 2 & 3 in workplace.
  • Industrial Maintenance course - 2 weeks at the end of year 2.
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English.

Apprenticeship standard

Energy & Utilities > Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cambridge Regional College


Mark Gale-Jones

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017