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Maintenance operative Engineering installer apprentice Thompsons UK Ltd

You are responsible for and are required to complete your fitting duties in line with set production targets. Maintenance Operative Engineering technician level 3.

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

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    18 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Assembling and fitting out Commercial Vehicles of all types
  • Specifically, fitting sub frames, tipping gear, loader cranes, hydraulic & pneumatic circuits
  • Duties to include the use of hand tools, pistol drills, riveters, MIG welders, and Oxy - Acetylene torches
  • Must be able to read commercial vehicle drawings and measure accurately
  • Ensure adherence to legal and company policies and procedures
  • Adherence to health and safety rules and regulations
  • Other duties as required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Knowledge of commercial vehicles, ideally tipper trucks.
  • Ability to fit sub frames, tipping gears, loader cranes and hydraulic & pneumatic circuits.
  • Ability to MIG weld.

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

Maths and English GCSE C/4 equivalent or above required.

Future prospects

Possibility of full-time employment after successful completion.

Things to consider

  • Occasionally required to use personal protective equipment (ear plugs, safety glasses, steel toe shoes) in designated areas
  • Office based
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk or listen and to reach with hands and arms and stoop or kneel

About the employer

Your apprenticeship at Thompsons will allow you to be able to understand how to weld and fabricate a commercial vehicle body and how to fit the body onto a commercial vehicle.


Thompsons UK Ltd


Rutland Works

Vulcan Way



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Croydon College


Lashaunda Malcolm 020 8686 5700

Maintenance Operative Engineering technician level 3

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2021