Workshop Technician Apprentice Mainline Equipment Limited

Mainline Tool & Plant Hire are looking to recruit a workshop Technician Apprentice to join their team.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday shifts between 7.30am and 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Routine service and maintenance.
  • Maintain vehicle maintenance plans.
  • Estimate and advise accordingly on all equipment repair costs whether for write off, consideration or for damage, recharge to customers.
  • Inform the Service Manager of repairs which are under warranty.
  • Carry out major overhauls and refurbishment (e.g. painting) of all hire equipment as and when necessary
  • Advise of problems with particular items of stock regarding safety and reliability.
  • To keep service records, including daily worksheets and update onto computer.
  • Maintain working area in a clean and organised manner, adhering to company guidelines on Health and Safety at Work.
  • Adhering to all the company’s safety guidelines including wearing of all personal protective equipment.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • IT Literate


Personal qualities

  • Organised
  • Able to work under pressure

Qualifications required

GCSE English and Maths A-C or equivlant

Future prospects

Potential full time employment once you have successfully completed the apprenticeship

About the employer

Mainline has been a success story in the construction industry as a supplier of traditional power generation since it was established in 1982. In that time an enviable reputation has been developed based on a genuine commitment to providing customers with a solution that perfectly meets their needs. We consistently 'add value' to all our customer relationships by offering outstanding technical solutions backed by exemplary levels of service and support.

Mainline Energy Solutions shares these same values. We have thoroughly researched the products available in this market to ensure that we only supply the best available panels. Our overall proposition is geared to ‘high spec’; from the products we use to the highly qualified team that ensures that each installation is delivered on time and on budget.

Unlike some companies, ‘standard’ is not part of our vocabulary. We offer personalised, bespoke systems that will meet your needs perfectly, we do not try to shoehorn in ‘packaged’ solutions.

You can trust Mainline to understand your needs. Our renewable technology will create a better future for you, reduce your bills, potentially increase the value and desirability of your property or generate better commercial returns for your business.


Mainline Equipment Limited


George Holmes Way, Hearthcote Road


DE11 9DF

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Training provider

Level 2 Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship which includes:


Technical certificate

Functional skills where necessary

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Burton and South Derbyshire College


Rachel Couchman 01283 494512

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017