Mechatronics Maintenance Apprentice CROSS MANUFACTURING COMPANY (1938) LIMITED

Cross Manufacturing our looking to employ a Mechatronics Maintenance Apprentice. The apprenticeship is a 4-year programme, commencing September 2023. During the apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to earn a salary and achieve recognised qualifications whilst gaining practical hands-on experience. The role includes fault finding and resolution, mechanical and electrical installations and basic machining and repair.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Two discretionary at Christmas and in July (July to be confirmed)

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday working hours are: 7.30am until 4.30pm (30 minute lunch break) Friday working hours are: 7.30am until 12.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Applicants must display appropriate engineering abilities and have a genuine interest in mechanical/electrical engineering and machinery with varied practical ability and a desire to become a first-class Engineer Mechatronics Maintenance Technician. The applicant must be willing to continuously improve and upskill as required.

The Apprenticeship includes processes such as:

  • Preventative maintenance operations
  • Welding and fabricating
  • Fault finding and resolution
  • Mechanical and electrical installations
  • Basic machining and repair
  • Inspection and installation of pneumatic systems, buildings and grounds maintenance
  • Machinery installation and safety inspections

No experience is required however candidates must have, or are expected to achieve, a minimum of 4 GCSEs, grades 9 to 4, in relevant subjects, including maths and English.


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

All apprentices will be required to achieve as a minimum:

  • An employer approved Level 2 Foundation Competence qualification.
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Competence qualification.
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Technical Knowledge qualification.

Completion of the Apprenticeship is designed to be recognised by relevant Professional Engineering Institutions at the appropriate level of professional registration (EngTech).

The Apprenticeship will be delivered fours day per week for the first year in college at our Somer Valley Campus in Radstock.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On succesful completion of the apprenticeship there will be the opportunity to be employed on a permanent basis.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working


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

Things to consider

The site is not near the train station so the ability to get to site needs consideration.

About the employer

A world leading manufacturer of precision, bespoke engineered, high temperature & corrosion resistant metallic sealing rings, retaining rings and brush seals for challenging industrial environments, using processes that produce high strength, high integrity products. This role is at our Bath site on Midford Road.




Midford Road

Combe Down



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Training provider



Laura Joy

01225 328752

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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