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As a specialist Engineering Company, we have great facilities which include the latest computer software, specialist tooling, covering all aspects of hazardous area repairs. We also have an electrical design team manufacturing state of the art protection systems, the perfect setting for an apprentice.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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

    07:00 – 15:00hrs, 30 min breaks a day

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Understand all H&S policies & duties.
  • Carry out tests on equipment before work is commenced.
  • Carry out I.D & make reference.
  • Research the equipment on the internet understanding it’s purpose & uses.
  • Fully stripping electrical/mechanical equipment to identify faults.
  • Cleaning & inspecting internal components.
  • Carry out repairs as required (these may be electrical or mechanical). Re-wire electrical panels following drawings & interpret the working process.
  • Re-assemble equipment.
  • Test & report.

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards the MAINTENANCE & OPERATIONS ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.

As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time, permanent contract with an attractive base salary and bonus incentives along with pension plan and overtime (when available), also possible promotion.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

About the employer

Garrard Jones Engineering is a specialist Engineering company that has been established 26 years. We are based in Holmewood close to the M1 motorway. We have great facilities which include the latest computer software, specialist tooling. Repairs are carried out in our modern and fully equipped industrial facility with an extensive range of test and calibration equipment. We work in a niche market covering all aspects of hazardous area repairs, mainly in the mining sector.







S40 1LA

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Training provider



Chesterfield College

0345 850 1055

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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