An exciting opportunity to begin a career in engineering working at Albert Bartlett in North Walsham. The role offers opportunity to learn, develop and gain a broad range of skills to become a multi skilled Engineer. You will learn to undertake installation, routine, preventative & reactive maintenance work on a wide range of electrical systems.

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Closing date: 02 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Annual pay review in April; the apprentice rate increases each year.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday: 08.00 - 17.00

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    45 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The Engineering Apprentice will:

  • Ensure that all college assignments are completed on time.
  • Assist the shift maintenance engineers with breakdowns, repairs and planned maintenance as instructed, documenting all supervised work for their portfolio.
  • Carry out projects as instructed and to the apprentice plan.
  • Carry out all works within their guidelines of competence and adhere to health and safety policy.

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

The Level 3 Mechatronics Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship is primarily delivered in the workplace with 1 extended day a week attendance at college for the first two years.

Level 3 Engineering Technician - Mechatronics Apprenticeship Standard; L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence); L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) Mechatronics Maintenance Technician.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

It is intended that - providing you successfully complete your apprenticeship - you will continue your employment with us. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent any other subject (Grade 3/D (X2)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

The job is in a location where transport will need to be considered. The nature of the job role dictates that you will be working in a workshop/factory environment. If you are selected to attend a second interview you will be asked to complete a work trial for one day.

About the employer

We want Albert Bartlett to be a world-famous household brand, renowned for quality and expertise in own label and branded potatoes and potato products. We aim to be an innovative and improving company that exceeds our customers’ expectations while operating in an environmentally responsible and sustainable way.




Station Road

North Walsham


NR28 9RX

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Training provider



Hollie Bartram

01502 273250

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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