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Opportunity for an Engineer Apprentice to join our team at QMS! You will receive on the job training and day release to Loughborough College to achieve a recognised qualification. You will be expected to learn the procedures and techniques required of a Final Assembly Engineer by working with and under the guidance of an experienced engineer.

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Closing date: 12 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Bonus scheme, annual review based on performance.

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday. 8am – 4.30pm (includes 1x 30 min unpaid lunch break & 2x15 min paid tea breaks). 25 days per annum plus 8 statutory days.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    10 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will learn how to:

  • Assemble crushing plant (crushers, screens, conveyors, oil tanks, MVU) as per technical specifications.
  • Clear and build crushers and/or crushing plant.
  • Interpret and understand engineering drawings.
  • Test run and verify products to given instructions, meeting quality standards.
  • Identify any faults, diagnose and resolve them.
  • Ensure all assembled components meet company quality standards.
  • Prepare parts for shipment.

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


  • L3 Apprenticeships Standard in Engineering Fitter
  • L3 BTEC Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge)
  • L2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (Skills)

Delivery Method:

Currently delivered one day per week (Term Time Only) at Loughborough College.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You could become either a Final Assembly Engineer or Service Engineer.  QMS has had much success in the recruitment and retention of apprentices across the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Level 4/Grade C or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 4/Grade C or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade Level 4/Grade C or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours to accordance to this Apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College has the right to close this vacancy before the end date.

About the employer

QMS is a manufacturer of aftermarket crusher, spares, wears and bespoke crushing, screening and processing plant, supplying premium service to the quarry, mining, recycling and demolition industries.







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Training provider



Hayley Cousins

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

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