Land Based Service Engineer Apprentice AGGREGATE INDUSTRIES UK LIMITED

An amazing opportunity to work within the team at Aggregate Industries at the Kent base. Whilst on site, you'll be given a tailored training plan to work through, supported by both your allocated mentor and your manager. On a day to day basis, you'll be given greater exposure to your division and the roles of your team members. Your role will include preparation of new and second-hand machinery for sale or hire.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Potential salary once qualified: £26,000. A competitive starting salary, with annual pay rises. Competitive pension and 33 days’ holiday per year (including bank holidays). Career development and support from day one.

  • Working week

    40 hours per week. Days and times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Preparation of new and second-hand machinery for sale or hire
  • Pre-delivery inspection of machinery carried out in accordance with manufacturers and employer’s procedures
  • Performing routine service and maintenance operations in accordance with manufacturer’s schedules and employer’s instructions
  • The preparation of equipment for repair for example, cleaning, dismantling and reassembly of machinery and their component parts, this may be carried out under supervision or in accordance with procedures or written briefs
  • Conducting routine machine operation and systems testing

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

  • Level 3 Land Based Service Engineer Apprenticeship standard
  • You will have a block release at Stafford College

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position for the right person.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (or any relevant subject) (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Engineering (Grade 4/C) Desired

About the employer

Aggregate Industries is one of the leading building materials suppliers in the UK! Our mission is to become the UK leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, and you can help us get there. With over 200 sites and around 3,700 dedicated employees, we offer a full range of construction products to help our partners work sustainably, safely, professionally and profitably. Home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete, cement and precast concrete products, we also produce, import and supply construction materials, export aggregates and carry out national road surfacing and contracting solutions. We’re a proud member of Holcim, which is the leading global building materials and solutions company with around 70,000 employees in over 80 countries. It holds leading positions in all regions with a balanced portfolio of developing and mature markets.




Robins Wharf

Grove Road


DA11 9AX

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Training provider



The Apprenticeship Hub

01785 275660

Apprenticeship standard

Land-based service engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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