Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship THE WATER HYDRAULICS CO LTD

Water Hydraulics are looking to recruit a Level 3 Engineering Fitter Apprentice to carry out assembly, testing and repair to a wide range of pumps, motors, valves, cylinders and systems. You will be expected to achieve a thorough understanding & practical knowledge of water hydraulic components and systems as appropriate including fault diagnosis skills.

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Closing date: 05 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include:

  • General work shop duties including keeping the area clean and tidy
  • Assembling, testing and repairing a wide range of pumps, motors, valves, cylinders and systems
  • Achieving a practical knowledge and a working understanding of water hydraulic components 
  • Working towards a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering

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

  • You will study towards the Level 3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard
  • Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) 
  • You will attend Hull TEC, Danepark Road, Hull, HU6 9DX on a day release basis

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The successful candidate will be given the opportunity of full-time employment upon completion of the advanced apprenticeship if available
  • There is also an opportunity for progression on to a higher level qualification (HNC)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative


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

Things to consider

Applicant must attend HTAE initial assessment and interview process in order to be considered for shortlisting by the company, invites to these sessions will be sent via the email you have used to apply.

About the employer

The Water Hydraulics Co. Ltd was founded in 2001 in Hull, East Yorkshire, UK. The company employs 25 people on a site of just under one acre, we specialise in the design, development and manufacture of water hydraulic solutions. The company supplies and manufactures a full range of innovative pumps, motors, valves, cylinders and systems that operate on tap water, technical water or seawater. We are looking for two keen new apprentices with a practical mind and a passion for mechanical engineering.








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Training provider



01482 615317

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

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