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ATA Level 2 Engineering Operative - Mechanical Pathway Apprenticeship TRAINING AND APPRENTICESHIPS IN CONSTRUCTION LIMITED

Level 2 Engineering Operative, (mechanical) pathway, working as part of a maintenance team in a busy workshop

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

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    22 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for an apprentice to join us as a Level 2 Engineering Operative, working as part of a maintenance team in a busy workshop servicing and repairing garden machinery including: 

  • Ride on lawnmowers
  • Lawn mowers
  • Strimmers

This role will include:

  • Mechanical repairs on 2 Stroke and 4 stroke engines
  • Mechanical and electrical fault finding
  • Building up components and sub-assemblies into finished electrical or mechanical products
  • Fitting parts to machinery and equipment
  • Cutting and shaping parts and tools
  • Operating machine tools, like lathes, grinders and borers
  • Applying finishes and surface coatings to products
  • Moving raw materials and finished products around the workplace

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience with hand tools 
  • Some basic knowledge of engines.
  • Able to ask questions when stuck and work without supervision,

Personal qualities

  • Hard working with a mature outlook
  • Willingness to learn 
  • Keen interest in fault finding and repairing things
  • Good work ethic 

Desired qualifications

  • Basic Maths and English at level 2 (or equivalent)
  • Functional skills support available if required if not at level 2 standard.

Future prospects

This is a Level 2 engineering qualification which is a good  all-round start to a career in engineering.

Progression to level 3 is possible and this qualification can be applied to a wide variety of roles.

The mechanical pathway suits roles with an element of mechanical function and can be expanded to include electrical or welding where required.

Things to consider

Rural Location, must be able to travel to the site.

Must be able to travel to Great Yarmouth one day per week for college. 

About the employer

Apprenticeships New Anglia is a shared apprenticeship scheme employing apprentices and placing them with host companies so that they can get the necessary experience to pass their apprenticeship.

An apprenticeship will give you the knowledge, skills and experience you need to apply for a job in the area you have trained in.

We will give you the support to progress into employment, education, or further training towards the end of your apprenticeship.




Norwich Road



NR13 3BY

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by TRAC


Si Maunders 07387 375564

Training will be delivered by East Coast College and ability to travel to Great Yarmouth is required.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Sep 2021