Engineering Apprenticeship - Mechatronics IPL Global

The Engineering Technician Apprentice is responsible for the general upkeep and maintenance of service and communal areas on site. They take responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work they undertake within the limits of their personal authority.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Appraisal will be completed after 3months and rates may be increased depending on candidate progression etc.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday – 7.30am to 4pm

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

. Oil and grease machinery within the factory following the schedule.

· Clean machinery to ensure that a high standard is maintained at all times.

· Assist the engineering team when required by management.

· To keep the tool room clean and tidy at all times.

· To undertake routine maintenance of communal areas such as walk ways, stairs and service areas including the toilets, canteen, office areas and kitchen.

· Complete a site walk around on a weekly basis and take any necessary corrective action as required by management.

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

  • Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Foundation Competence qualification
  • Level 3 Development Competence qualification
  • Level 3 Development Technical Knowledge qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There may be a full-time position available on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Ability to follow instruction, Team Work


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

About the employer

IPL Global (Plastic Bottle Supplies) are a specialist UK manufacturer of HDPE plastic bottles, based in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK. Established in 1997, the company has grown rapidly to become a major supplier of HDPE bottles to a wide range of markets throughout the UK and Europe, and numerous household names are included in the Plastic Bottle Supplies portfolio.


IPL Global


Unit 1

Discovery Park

Wobaston Road

WV10 6QJ

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Training provider



Clare McAuliffe

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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