Maintenance Engineer Apprentice MARK BAYLEY LIMITED

Maintaining the safety, integrity and effective operation of plant and equipment in industries that are part of the national infrastructure engineering sector, such as electricity generating, oil and gas refining and pharmaceuticals

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Closing date: 31 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 08:00 to 17:00

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will utilise mechanical and electrical skills to:

  • Installation dairy and cooling equipment
  • Fault find dairy and cooling equipment
  • Resolve any technical issues
  • Problem analysis
  • Rectifying issues
  • Installation of automated monitoring equipment of dairy herds behaviour - fertility, environment, health & milk production

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

  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence
  • You will be expected to work towards the Maintenance Operations Engineering Technician Level 3, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group
  • As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English
  • Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full time role with the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

Working in agricultural environments, generally away from the Registered Office Address

About the employer

Established in 1969, Bayley’s became pioneers of precision engineering within the Dairy Farm Sector. Innovation within the industry has rapidly evolved so as a company we always strive to be one step ahead, priding ourselves on our exceptional level of customer service, adaptability and flexibility. With over 48 years electrical and mechanical engineering experience our team of 11 qualified engineers is on call 24 / 7, 365 days a year as we supply, install, maintain and service all parlours from robots to rotary’s, herringbone to abreast. We are the main dealership for the leading companies in milking machines and milk cooling technology within the Midlands region so no job is too large or too small.








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Training provider



James Sayles


Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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