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Apprentice Engineering Technician Dixon Engineering Ltd

This is a great opportunity to join a family run engineering business based in Swadlincote as their new technical engineering apprentice. Are you interested in becoming an Apprentice Engineering Technician? If so, apply now!

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

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 8.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for someone office based to help with the running of projects which will include:

  • CAD work
  • CNC nesting
  • Procurement of materials
  • Managing documentation relevant to all projects
  • Ensuring materials are delivered on time as required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organised
  • Confident
  • Good communicator
  • Good phone manner
  • Positive working attitude
  • Can take instruction
  • Reactive

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Outgoing
  • Polite
  • Mild mannered

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grade 5(C) or above (or equivalent) in maths, English and science.

Product Design qualification (or equivalent) would be advantageous.

Previous engineering qualifications (or equivalent) would be advantageous.

A Levels (or equivalent) would be advantageous.

Future prospects

Progression within the company.

About the employer

Dixon Engineering Limited is a family run business established since 1992, working for the materials handling industry and operating throughout the U.K.

We offer a complete package which includes:

  • Design
  • Fabrication
  • Installation and final commissioning

Our extensive workshops based in Derbyshire are centrally located and within easy reach of the national motorway network. Only 6 miles from the M42 and the A38.

We handle all sizes of fabricated steelwork and have additional facilities for the refurbishment of existing plant & equipment.

Our qualified and experienced site workers are available on a seven day a week basis for both breakdowns and general maintenance.

We specialise in manufacturing:

  • Hoppers
  • Chutes
  • Conveying Systems
  • Gantries & Fire Escapes
  • Buildings


Dixon Engineering Ltd


Robian Way


DE11 9DH

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Services 2000 Ltd


James Lund 01332 296995

Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

Your apprenticeship will include:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
  • Portfolio of Evidence
  • Gateway preparation and End Point Assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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