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Maintenance Technician Apprentice City Technology

PETA Ltd are looking to source an exceptional Maintenance Technician Apprentice for our client, City Technology. As a Maintenance Technician you will be interested in taking things apart to find out how they work. This role will involve carrying out planned, unplanned and preventative maintenance on equipment.

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

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 08:00-16:45 and Friday 08:00 – 12:00

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    45 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship programme forms part of City Technology’s succession planning for the future. You will be trained, supported and monitored throughout the process.

Joining the City Technology team as a Maintenance Technician Apprentice, your role will be focused on supporting the manufacturing processes on site. As part of your programme, you will learn how to:

  • Interpret technical information
  • Respond to requests for assistance
  • Become competent locating and rectifying faults on machinery
  • Identify the best solutions when making repairs
  • Arrange for investigations by external contractors when required
  • Become competent ordering replacement parts
  • Record all changes made to equipment and plant
  • Become competent performing a range of routine and preventative maintenance
  • Communicate, handover and confirm that the repair or preventative process has been completed

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

Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship, you will be paid and day released to PETA’s Havant training centre for off-the-job training.

You will learn how to work safely, work efficiently, use technical information, maintain mechanical and electrical equipment and use hand tools.

Your Level 3 programme will include a level 3 Engineering work-based qualification delivered in the workplace by PETA, and day release for 24 months to complete a level 3 BTEC technical certificate.

Overall duration 45 months.

Additionally, you will undertake Honeywell’s Lean Six Sigma training programme to Green Belt Level.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time employment along with progression opportunities for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Self motivated and driven, Positive attitude, Willing to learn, Good manual dexterity, Real interest in maintenance, Good co-ordination, Methodical and logical, Learn through instruction


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

Things to consider

Benefits: Four and a half day working week. Auto-enrolled into the company pension scheme after qualification period. 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. Paid sick leave after qualification period. Employee Assistance Programme (EAP). Virtual healthcare (access to remote GP by video consultation). Free Life assurance. Free parking on site (via permit). Subsidised canteen. Overtime available.

About the employer

City Technology is the world's leading provider of life saving gas sensing solutions. From pioneering origins in university laboratories to the frontline of safety critical environments, we have a single-minded commitment to improving the quality of gas detection through innovative technology.


City Technology


City Technology Centre

Walton Road, Drayton



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Mar 2023