Mechatronics Engineer Apprentice NTM/GB LTD

An engineering apprentice is required to work across multiple manufacturing processes such as: • Hydraulics assembly and testing • Pneumatics assembly and testing • Electrical assembly and testing • Welding • Internal paint shop and shot blast

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Closing date: 28 Apr 2023

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

    Company hours are Monday - Thursday 7:45am - 5:30pm, Fridays finishing at 4.30pm. There will be a shift pattern, so you will not be required to work from 7:45am - 5:30pm, these are just the company hours.

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supporting the Production Manager in developing a high standard of Refuse vehicles
  • Reading drawings and carrying out works in accordance with drawings supplied in build packs.
  • Using power tools, hydraulics, electrics and completing MIG welding
  • Working in a timely manner producing finished products to build process deadlines
  • Ability to raise issues during a build process and record any changes
  • Support sub-contractors, such as Camera, Weigh, and other ancillary companies while on site
  • Monitoring build process and liaising with Production Manager so appointments for sub-contractors can be arranged.
  • Capturing and recording information to be standardised and used in future builds
  • Finalising all relevant paperwork
  • Assisting with the preparations for vehicle inspections and testing
  • To carry out and complete other duties as required in line with the companies needs

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

Level 3 (Advanced ) Engineering Technician - Mechatronics Apprenticeship Standard

This is a four year apprenticeship resulting in an Advanced Level 3 Engineering Technician in Maintenance. The successful apprentice will be required to travel to In-Comm Training, Telford, TF3 3AJ three days per week for the first 18 months.

Please ensure you are able to travel to both the training centre and employer sites.

Training will include:

  • Complying with Statutory Regulations & Organisational Safety Requirements
  • Working Effectively and Efficiently in an Engineering Environment
  • Using and Communicating Technical Information
  • Conducting Business Improvement Techniques (in induction)
  • Producing Components using Hand Fitting Techniques
  • Assembling & Testing Fluid Power Systems
  • Maintaining Electrical Equipment/Systems
  • Wiring and Testing Electrical Equipment Circuits
  • Preparing & Using Lathes for Turning Operations
  • Preparing & Using Milling Machines
  • Producing CAD Models (drawings) using a CAD System
  • General Welding Applications

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A permanent position will be offered to the right candidate and progression opportunities will be available over time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental


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

Things to consider

You must ensure that you can travel to Telford for your training

About the employer

Founded in 1950 by Lennart Nordin, AB Narpes Tra Och Metall (NTM) is an engineering company that develops, manufactures, sells and maintains refuse and recycling collection vehicles and trailers. NTM bodies are a firm favourite in both the public and private sector for residual and recycling waste application, offering customers quality and reliability in its vehicles resulting in low life cycle costs and following success in the Nordic and Baltic regions NTM decided to bring their experience to the UK market place. In 2003, NTM-GB Ltd was created and quickly became a market leader in the supply of compaction and non-compaction refuse and recycling collection vehicles by offering customers bespoke body solutions to suit their specific needs. After 8 years of successful business, NTM-GB acquired the British firm ‘LinkTip’ who specialised in tipping equipment and smaller refuse solutions. After 12 years of growth in the Shrewsbury and Willenhall areas, NTM-GB relocated to a larger factory in Kidderminster in 2015, where NTM-GB’s quality vehicles are now manufactured, assembled and maintained and NTM employ over 60 members of staff.







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Training provider



Leighanne Omisore


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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