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Apprentice Engineer (Water Treatment Industry) INDUSTRIAL WATER EQUIPMENT LIMITED

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our small but highly trained team of engineers. The apprentice will undertake work here in the factory as well as out on site. We work all over the UK so travelling will be a part of the job with very occasional overnight stays.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 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 - Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

To work well as part of a larger team as well as 1:1 with your mentor and to assist engineers in the following tasks:

  • Assembling water treatment equipment such as Reverse Osmosis Units
  • Electrical and mechanical work
  • Pipe fitting
  • Testing equipment
  • Instillation and commissioning of water treatment equipment
  • Keeping a tidy work station/environment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Problem solver
  • Methodical/logical thinker
  • Excellent ability to follow instructions/research
  • Practical approach
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible
  • Organised
  • Good timekeeping

Personal qualities

  • Would enjoy taking things apart and putting them back together- cars/motorbikes/lawn mowers etc.
  • Self-motivated
  • Positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn and attend relevant training course
  • Approachable

Desired qualifications

GCSE Grade 4 (C) in maths and English (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Progression onto the Level 3 Apprenticeship Future employment with the company.

Things to consider

The start date for this apprenticeship is negotiable depending on the current educational status of the applicant. There may also be opportunities for working and training abroad with some of our partners in Europe. Dedication and a willingness to learn is essential along with a genuine interest in engineering. 

About the employer

We are a well-established water treatment company based in Matlock, Derbyshire with over 30 years in the industry. We design and build bespoke water treatment equipment to some of the UK leading blue chip company’s and to the NHS - Water Softeners, Water Filters, Reverse Osmosis, UV Water Filters, Water Recycling, Ultrafiltration.




Ravenstor Road




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Training provider


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


James Lund 01332 296995

  • Level 2 Certificate in Engineering
  • Level 2 Competence in Engineering
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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