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Engineering Operative Apprentice Probst Handling Equipment

We are looking for an apprentice to join us as an Engineering Operative. The successful applicant will be trained in assembling and servicing of machines and tools used on construction sites for civil and structural engineering.

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Closing date: 14 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday: 8-5 Friday: 8-4

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    19 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful applicant will be trained to carry out the following responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the service and repairs of mechanical/manual handling equipment, to ensure compliance with current regulation requirements.
  • Working to assess the job needs, quote for work and undertake within guidance and parameters to meet time frames and mindful of budget
  • Assembling equipment for sale
  • General warranty repairs

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication both verbal & written
  • IT Skills including Microsoft packages
  • Able to demonstrate manual dexterity

Personal qualities

  • Ability to be flexible & adaptable to needs of a small team
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to manage own work tasks
  • Follow written & verbal direction

    (Must be able to travel as part of the role, so having a driving license and own vehicle would be an advantage)

Desired qualifications

5 GCSE's grade A/9 - C/4 or equivalent, ideally including maths & English

Future prospects

It is hoped that the successful applicant will continue to work on a permanent basis with Probst Handling following completion of the apprenticeship and progress onto higher qualifications (this will be dependent upon performance throughout the duration of the apprenticeship programme).

If it transpires that continued employment with Probst Handling is not the preferred option, the training, experience and qualifications gained throughout the apprenticeship will stand the apprentice in very good stead to gain future employment.

Things to consider

This vacancy is being managed by SBC Training on behalf of this company. By submitting your application, you are consenting to allow SBC Training and the employer to contact you in connection with your application. Your details will not be shared with third parties.

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

For over 60 years our tools and equipment have made everyday life on the construction site easier. Thanks to many important ergonomic and efficiency-enhancing innovations, we are today the world market leader and define the handling of construction materials on sites and in concrete plants.

Our more than 175 employees at our headquarters in Erdmannhausen (Germany), the Competence Center Robot Production in Könitz (Germany), as well as at our eight subsidiaries in Great Britain, France, Italy, Poland, China, Korea, Canada and the USA, find the optimal solution for our customers every day. We are present worldwide with over 1.400 sales partners. Since 2020, the entire corporate group has been climate-neutral.


Probst Handling Equipment


Unit 2

Fletcher House, Stafford Park 17



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by SBC Training Limited


Emily 01743454810

The successful applicant will first work towards the Engineering Operative standard.

Engineering Operatives will work individually or as part of a team to carry out a range of engineering operations which could include ensuring machines and equipment used are maintained and serviceable, dealing with breakdowns, restoring components and systems to serviceable condition by repair and replacement; operating a variety of machines and other tools.

Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours – Learners and employers will have a range of options to select from that cover each knowledge module of the apprenticeship standard.

Functional Skills - These provide practical skills to help gain the most out of work, education and everyday life. Learners will complete written and online tests.

End point assessment - The End Point Assessment is the final stage of the apprenticeship. It comprises written and practical tests as well as a professional dialogue and interview

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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