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Apprentice Engineering Maintenance Technician SPS AEROSTRUCTURES LIMITED

New Engineering Apprenticeship opportunities have become available for two individuals to train in a Technician role in ensuring that production targets are met using the appropriate technical support in the correction, presentation and elimination of technical problems on machines.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    22 days holiday per annum plus 8 bank holidays.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday: 7am - 4pm. Friday: 7am - 12 noon.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful Apprentices will learn on the job to complete the following as part of their duties:

  • Being responsible for the day-to-day mechanical and electrical maintenance of both sites 1 and 2, at both a preventative and reactive level
  • Completion of planned and reactive maintenance tasks in an efficient and effective manner agreed within timescales and to the highest standards
  • Following and applying effective safe working in accordance with approved codes of practice governing work with mechanical plant and equipment
  • Use of all relevant tools and equipment as necessary for the completion of work within safety guidelines and being responsible for the safe use of said tools and equipment
  • Responsibility for managing the subcontractor maintenance support
  • Carrying out such other duties as may reasonably be required within the jobholder’s capability consistent with the Terms and Conditions of employment

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


  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Engineering Technician - Mechatronics Maintenance Technician Pathway
  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

Delivery Method

Currently delivered two days per week (Term Time Only) at Loughborough College, first and second year of learning. One day per week (Term Time Only) at Loughborough College third year of learning.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Maintenance Technician / Maintenance Engineer / Maintenance Manager / Degreed Engineer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


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

PCC Aerostructures is a vertically integrated Tier II supplier of build-to-print metallic and composite parts, kits, and assemblies to the global aerospace industry. Our unique size, reach, experience, culture, and capability enable: • Management of large complex packages • Mitigation of natural disaster and capacity risk • Higher efficiencies and productivity • Consistent quality and delivery excellence • Significant and ongoing investment PCC Aerostructures is one of three divisions under the PCC Airframe Products segment and a lead integrator of the full airframe value stream.




Willow Drive Sherwood Business Park


NG15 0DP

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Training provider



Hayley Cousins

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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