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Engineering Apprenticeship - MGTS Coventry General Application Midland Group Training Services Ltd

Midland Group Training Services are recruiting Engineering Apprentices for local engineering companies. This is a fabulous opportunity to earn while you learn and gain nationally recognised qualifications.

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

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Closing date: 05 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,611.00 - £18,000.00

  • Working week

    Hours of work at the centre will be Monday to Thursday 08:00 - 16:00, Friday 08:00 - 12:00. Please check transport and access to our Coventry Technical Centre before applying.

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    4 years

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    25 available

Midland Group Training Services are recruiting Engineering Apprentices for local engineering companies. Working in partnership with a range of established companies in the Aerospace, Manufacturing, Design and Motor Industries, MGTS has been developing engineers of the future for over 50 years.

We are currently recruiting for opportunities in a variety of disciplines, including:

  • Mechanical Maintenance
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Multi-skilled Maintenance
  • Machining
  • Production
  • Tool making
  • CNC Programming
  • Production Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering

Engineered and manufactured products and systems that apprentice Engineering Technicians work on could involve mechanical, electrical, electronic, electromechanical and fluid power components/systems.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Make a technical contribution to either the design, development, quality assurance, manufacture, installation, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, systems, processes or services
  • Apply proven techniques and procedures to solve engineering/manufacturing problems
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills in communicating both technical and non-technical information
  • Have a commitment to continued professional development
  • Work safely, with regard for your duty of care to yourself and to others who may be affected by your work
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures at all times
  • Keep others informed of information that contributes to the performance of the team, department or company
  • Work with MGTS external assessor to produce workplace assessment training plans
  • Attend lectures, practicals and visits as per the training provider learning plan

This is a 4 year apprenticeship resulting in a nationally recognised Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering and a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering.

The first year will be spent at MGTS in Coventry learning core practical and theoretical elements of the role. For the following years, apprentices will attend MGTS on a day release basis to complete the necessary educational requirements for the programme.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good understanding of maths and Science
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Good organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Have a positive approach to work and a commitment to studying
  • Self-motivated and flexible
  • Enthusiastic and open to new challenges
  • Team player

Desired qualifications

  • We are seeking applications from candidates who have or are predicted to gain 5 x GCSEs (or equivalent)
  • Grades must be A*-C/9-5 (or equivalent) for maths and A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) for English, Science and two other subjects
  • Also, if you have completed AS, A Levels or BTEC National in engineering and are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, we'd love to hear from you

Future prospects

On successful completion of the four year programme, an individual assessment will be carried out by the Employing Company to determine whether a full-time position will be offered.

Things to consider

Apprenticeships start in September each year with recruitment commencing in October the year before, so the earlier you apply the better. 

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

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About the employer

MGTS is employer-led and membership-based. We aim to be a National Centre of Excellence for Education, Training, Development and Assessment, supporting both young people and adults in the development of competences associated with engineering.

We provide training and education to Industry workforce in skills and knowledge associated with operation, maintenance and management of world class manufacturing, production and machinery-reliant operational facilities.


Midland Group Training Services Ltd


Gulson Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Midland Group Training Services Ltd


Nicola Gutteridge 02476 630333

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 2 Award for Foundation Phase Gateway Assessment
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence)

Apprenticeship standard

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: 05 Sep 2022