The apprentice will produce high quality design layout and civil drawings for the installation of GEMCO workshop garage equipment through supporting our sales team in meeting customer requirements and ensuring compliance to UK legislation.

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Closing date: 28 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Up to £20,000 yearly dependent on qualifications, experience and age.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm working week with 40 minutes lunch plus a morning and afternoon break each of 10 minutes. (including one day at college)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 May 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Using computer assisted design/drafting (AutoCad LT 2012/2015) software
  • Build an excellent working knowledge of all GEMCO equipment and the skills to manage complex installation projects
  • Create, amend and finalise professional layout drawings including layout of workshop garage equipment and associated construction requirements
  • Ability to interpret customer requirements through written and verbal communications layout sketches and convert them into accurate and detailed drawings
  • Working to deadlines, support GEMCO sales force in making recommendations for equipment installation layouts, returning completed drawings on time and helping to manage complex project submissions and timelines
  • Responsible for setting up and maintaining an organised file system for all drawings and associated templates for ease of use ensuring all
  • Effective verbal and written communication internally and externally with sales team and project managers

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

We (Keighley College) will support and coach the learner through the apprenticeship standard. We will carry out both curriculum and pastoral care.

We will carry out the skills, development and workshop practices.  We will oversee the teaching and learning around the knowledge, behaviours and skills elements of the qualifications, outlined below. We will manage the apprentice’s OneFile account ensuring targets, milestones and deadlines are achieved.

Mode of delivery: To attend the Keighley Campus as required over the 42 months alongside observations and assessments carried out in the work place. An assessor will visit the place of work every 6-8 weeks.

Supporting Qualifications to be achieved throughout the apprenticeship:

Foundation Skills:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations

Development Skills:

  • Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Technical Support - Engineering Drawing Pathway

Development Knowledge:

  • BTEC Level 4 HNC - Manufacturing Engineering
  • Personal and People Development
  •  Working on their own as well as part of a team, seeking help and guidance when they are not sure

Health, Safety and Security:

  •    Maintain a safe and healthy working environment
  •    Adhering to legislations appropriate to the industry

Equality and Diversity:

  •    Follow the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion

Functional Skills qualifications:

  • Level 2 Functional Skill in English
  • Level 2 Functional Skill in maths

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential full time job upon completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer focus attitude, Polite and professional manner, Strong attention to detail, Accuracy, IT literacy, Excellent references, Organised, methodical worker, Ability to plan own work, Work to internal deadlines, Work under pressure, Motivated and forward thinking, Computer literate, Personable and willing, Enthusiastic individual


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Own transport is desirable but not essential. Minimum of 4 GCSES or equivalent Grade C/4 GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English and two subjects ideally in engineering and design.

About the employer

GEMCO is a trusted solutions partner to supply and install garage equipment, delivering service excellence taking the hassle out of equipment maintenance, safety and compliance.


Gemco UK Ltd


Unit 14C Moderna Business Park

Moderna Way



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Training provider




01535 685118

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering design and draughtsperson

Level 3 (A level)

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