Apprentice Maintenance Engineer NSEGTA LTD

The successful candidate will be trained in various tasks in planned maintenance duties. Areas such as electrical and mechanical knowledge will be taught, and the candidate may be involved in areas such as hydraulics and pneumatics.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2024

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

    Monday - Friday with daily hours to be discussed during interview.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The successful candidate will work on preventative work on machinery such as:

  • Checking oil levels and settings
  • Stripping down machinery and cleaning parts
  • You could also work on breakdowns where you would need to analyse the nature of the problem and determine the cause of the breakdown

Maintenance engineering is ideal for those who enjoy getting stuck in and working under pressure as getting machines up and running is crucial for a business.

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Engineering Operative apprenticeship standard which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (skills)
  • Level 2 Certificate or Diploma in engineering operations (knowledge)
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

Learning will take place in the workplace with the need to attend training with NSEGTA when required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progression to be discussed on completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent ICT (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

Formed in 1966 North Staffordshire Engineering Group Training Association Ltd have a strong track record of working with local engineering companies for over fifty years. The largest dedicated engineering training organisation in Stoke on Trent we pride ourselves on our unique historical links with the local engineering sector.







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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Sara James

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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