Apprentice Plant Engineer CLEE HILL PLANT LIMITED

We would like to invite you to come and join us in this exciting opportunity. We have supplied plant and equipment hire services to customers for over 55 years and maintain and repair a wide variety of machines. Yes that’s right over 2,500! So if you have a keen interest in plant machinery and love to get your hands dirty then please apply.

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Closing date: 09 Jun 2023

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 8.00am - 4.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • The role will involve undertaking service and maintenance tasks under the direct supervision of an experienced mentor
  • You will gain experience with a dedicated mentor who will help build up your knowledge on electrics, hydraulics, engines and systems
  • You will be working on a variety of Plant Machinery such as Excavators to Rollers

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

You will be working towards your Land Based Service Engineer L2 which takes 24 months and will then move onto the Land Based Service Technician L3 which will take 12 months to complete.

College will be on block release and you will be required to stay away from home.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once you have completed your apprenticeship you will be required to continue your development programme with the Company in order to become a fully qualified Plant Engineer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Engineering (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent IT (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

The role will involve working outside in all weathers and lifting heavy objects

About the employer

Clee Hill Plant Limited is a leading construction plant hire company and the largest compaction and surface dressing hire company in the UK




Clee Hill



Gavin Kirk


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Apprenticeship standard

Land-based service engineer

Level 2 (GCSE)

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