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Apprentice Mechanical Service Engineer KSB LIMITED

Become an Apprentice with KSB Limited in conjunction with Loughborough College and learn how to assist with the overhaul of rotating equipment and valves, whilst developing good engineering practices and applying them on a daily basis in the role.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    25 days per annum plus bank holidays. Pro-rata holiday for the year of joining. Overtime may be available and discussed. Salary will be kept under review together with progress.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 7:30am-3:30pm. Friday 7:30am - 3:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Produce technical reports of rotating equipment & valves.
  • Understand and learn about pump components and their functions.
  • Assist with the assembly of new pump set build units.
  • Assist with the rigging of pumps for testing purposes.
  • Pressure testing of repaired pumps.
  • Spray painting of repaired equipment.
  • Lifting and slinging.
  • Basic understanding of operation of machine shop equipment. 

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


  •  Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician
  • Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (Skills)
  • Level 3 BTEC Award in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge)

Delivery Method

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

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of a successful apprenticeship a permanent position will be offered.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent 5 subjects including Maths, English and 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 reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer.

About the employer

The UK arm of a Global company, KSB Limited sell, repair, maintain etc., pumps, valves and associating rotating machinery. Loughborough is our head office and in addition to the offices we have a service workshop. Our Service engineers are also kept busy with various site visits for repair, maintenance and installation.




2 Cotton Way



LE11 5TF

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Training provider



Hayley Cousins

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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