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Engineering - Textile Technician Apprentice MOLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE LIMITED

The role will enable the apprentice to develop into a skilled textile technician within the engineering team. They will develop their understanding and execution of tasks to ensure that the performance and availability of production and auxiliary equipment meets the standards required to achieve safety, production and quality targets.

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

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Closing date: 12 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 7.45am - 5.00pm and Friday 7.45am - 11.45am.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The apprentice will:

  • Learn and develop mechanical and electrical trade skills
  • Be part of a culture of personal development, engineering betterment and continuous improvement
  • Learn and utilise troubleshooting root cause analysis tools and techniques to resolve challenges
  • Support completion of planned work and preventative maintenance
  • Actively engage in the engineering departments support of operations in all aspects of safety, quality, cost, delivery and engagement
  • Learn to execute all activities safely and efficiently to agreed work plans, safety mangement team requirements and best working practices
  • Be a valued member of the engineering team and wider business throughout Molnlycke

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

Apprentices will spend up to 42 months completing training before entering their End-point Assessment (EPA). A dedicated Training Advisor (Assessor) will support the apprentice through the training period. Within the first 12 months, they will complete up to 3 NVQ2 'Performing Engineering Operations' units. They will then use NVQ3 units as a guide to develop and demonstrate the skills, knowledge and behaviours required for the showcase portfolio of evidence for their EPA. In addition, they will work towards a Level 3 Technical Certificate to further build their knowledge.

The NVQ2 units and L3 Technical Certificate are completed within our well-equipped Training Centre on a day-release basis and the level 3 skills/behaviours are developed within the workplace (supported by a mentor/supervisor).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To become an established member of the engineering team with possible progression onto Lead Engineer/Technician.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Design and Technology (Grade Minimum 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Minimum 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade Minimum 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade Minimum 4) Essential

Things to consider

For company insurance purposes applicants must be 18 or over and they would prefer someone with a drivers license.

About the employer

Previously known as Seton and Medlock Medical, the company merged with Molnlycke around 10 years age. They produce premium surgical and wound care products including tubular bandages, flat bandage and surgical stockings. They also manufacture advanced wound dressings, dermatological cream and emolliant and liquid sachets for surgical use.




Unity House Medlock Street



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Training provider



Melanie Bailey

0161 624 5360

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

All applicants must firstly complete the OTC application and assessment process.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 12 Feb 2023