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Apprentice Service Technician DENNIS BARNFIELD LTD

We are looking to expand our team further and are recruiting for an apprentice to join our workshop team. On the job training and qualifications are provided. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a genuine passion for plant machinery to begin their career as a service technician and join an already established and forward-thinking team

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Your salary will be dependent on your age. Under 18s will be on £11,000 p.a. (39 hours per week) and over 18s will be on £12,000 p.a. (42.5 hours per week).

  • Working week

    Age 16-17 Mon-Friday 8.30am-5pm Age 17 and above Mon-Friday 8am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Working with modern plant machinery (excavators, skid steers, backhoe loaders, wheel loaders, dozers, telehandlers, dumpers etc)
    Working with auto-electrics, engines, transmissions, hydraulics
    Pre-Delivery Inspections on New Machinery
    Plant Machinery Servicing & Diagnostics

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Training will be provided in the workplace through Myerscough College where you will work towards a Level 3 Landbased Service Engineer Standard Apprenticeship.

College attendance will be on a block release basis.

End point Assessment:

The end point assessment will contain 3 components:

  • Online Knowledge Test
    Practical Tasks
    Professional Interview

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility to be employed full time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Initiative, Flexible work approach, Willingness to be trained, Hardworking, Punctual, Honest, Keen to learn, Enjoy a challenge, Personable, Keen interest in mechanics


GCSE or equivalent 2 other subjects (Grade 3-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3-9) Essential

Things to consider

We are located next to a main route bus stop A driving license is also desired if possible but not necessary. You will be expected to attend college on a block release basis (5x 2 week blocks over each of the 2 years, 20 weeks in total) You will be expected to work outdoors in all weather conditions

About the employer

Dennis Barnfield Ltd are a family run business with depots located in Carnforth and Bolton-le-Sands. Established in 1964, Dennis Barnfield Ltd are the longest standing Case Construction Equipment dealer in the UK. This role will be based in the Carnforth office, working with an array of heavy plant construction equipment.








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Apprenticeship standard

Land-based service engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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