Engineering Operative Apprentice VERTIKAL UK LIMITED

Duties include Liaising with internal team departments when needs arise including to work force management, engineering, manufacturing, stores and workshop, travel to the customer site and carry out work as instructed by the company in a safe timely manner and attend training courses as laid down in the training management procedures.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    From 1st April 2023, the National Minimum Wage for apprentices is £5.28 an hour.

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As our Engineering Apprentice, we’ll help you to become qualified so you can: 

  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance. 
  • Provide maintenance of equipment 
  • Modify, test, and inspect condition-based monitoring and fault finding with our systems 
  • Help improve systems on our sites where required 
  • Carry out risk assessments and method statements to ensure activities are always completed in a safe manner 

In addition: 

  • Completing all tasks set by the supervisor and assisting wherever possible 
  • Observing existing strategies and techniques and offering suggestions for improvement 
  • Conducting research and collating data 
  • Working closely with colleagues and mentors to foster professional values and build good relationships 
  • always Observing health and safety guidelines 
  • Attending meetings and workshops when required 
  • Submitting to all forms of evaluation during the apprenticeship 


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

Training will be at North Lindsey College, British Steel Training Facility site where you will access a wide range of facilities on offer. 


Block release/ Day release  


You will undertake The Level 3 Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard. 



You will undertake Functional Skills for English and/or Maths if needed  


You will undertake both on and off the training by a team of industry qualified professionals to give you the best skills, knowledge, and experience 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a higher-level apprenticeship or full-time employment for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English and Math (Grade C/4 and above) Essential

Things to consider

You must be able to travel to and from work and college. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

About the employer

Vertikal UK Ltd and their employees operate in a fast-paced challenging industry, in return we will offer a friendly working atmosphere with people who have a wealth of industry specific knowledge. We offer a good work/life balance whilst still meeting the needs of our customer base. We provide a wide range of equipment to various industries keeping our customer base local to our Scunthorpe head office. Vertikal UK Ltd see staff progression as key to our success meaning we will always look to support you in future career aspirations within our company.







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Training provider



Sheryl Benson

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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