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Apprentice Agricultural Plant Mechanic M J ABBOTT LTD

To train with the workshop team to maintain a large fleet of plant and equipment to a professional standard. With supervision and training carry out regular servicing on all types of plant and equipment.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary will be discussed at interview.

  • Working week

    8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday until you reach the age of 18. (30 minutes unpaid lunch break) The hours of work from the age of 18 are to be confirmed at a later date.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To provide the servicing information required promptly and accurately for the workshop administrator to maintain accurate service records.
  • To ensure that the workshops and yard areas are maintained in a safe and tidy condition.
  • To carry out tasks in a safe and conscientious manner.
  • You would be required to be flexible and carry out any duties which are reasonably considered to be within your capabilities. This will include occasional staying away.

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

Attending Wiltshire College, Lackham on a block release basis attending a Level 2 Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance Course over a 2 year period.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

May lead to further employment for the right candidate on completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Conscientious in work, Willingness to meet deadlines, Punctual, Confident around people


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

Things to consider

Working in a workshop environment. Learning on the job whilst studying at college on a block release. Including outside work in the yard in all weathers. Appropriate clothing is supplied.

About the employer

MJ Abbott Limited is one of the UK's leading specialist contractors, with unsurpassed expertise in golf course construction, golf course reconstruction and remodelling, natural turf pitch construction, hybrid turf and SISGrass pitch construction, artificial sports surfaces, natural turf pitch maintenance and renovation, hybrid turf and SISGrass pitch renovation, irrigation system installation, irrigation system maintenance, water management, land drainage, landscaping and environmental works, water engineering, borehole drilling, water treatment, civil engineering, wastewater and sewage treatment, drain resin lining and electrical control systems. MJ Abbott Limited is the exclusive UK distributor for Funke drainage systems including HS Pipe.




Bratch Lane




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Training provider



Wiltshire College and University Centre Apprenticeship Team


Apprenticeship standard

Land-based service engineer

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Email for an application pack or download from our website

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Aug 2022