Cradlecraft Limited are a specialist service provider focused on facade access and height safety equipment, routine maintenance and repair. We are looking for an Apprentice Engineer to assist with maintenance, repair, and inspections using Window access equipment (Building maintenance Units).

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Closing date: 09 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 8am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    03 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To assist with maintenance, repair, and inspections using window access equipment (Building Maintenance Units).
  • The role would involve understanding mechanical and electrical aspects of the height safety equipment, which varies from site to site.
  • You will require a head for heights.


  • Supporting the lead engineer on all tasks in a safe, diligent and practical manner.
  • Always conducting yourself in a professional manner.
  • Developing your knowledge through hands on experience.

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

You will attend North Kent College, Gravesend Campus, one day per week during term time to learn the Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours to prepare you for the Engineering Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard End Point Assessment.

You will also receive training in the Workplace including:

  • Working at height training
  • CSCS
  • Eye bolt and fall protection installation and testing

And depending on the candidates current qualification we would look to train in the electrical and mechanical area.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Once you have passed the probation period (either 3 to 6 months), we would discuss your future growth within the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Strong Work Ethic, Flexible, Self Motivated, Eager to Learn


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4 / C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade Grade 4 / C or above) Essential
Other Engineering or Electrical (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

This role involves working at heights and outdoors.

About the employer

Cradlecraft Limited are a specialist service provider focused on facade access and height safety equipment, routine maintenance and repair. Our engineering teams work on Building Maintenance using cradle equipment and safety systems located on the roofs of buildings.




5B Beechcroft Farm Industrial Estate

New Ash Green


TN15 7HX

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Training provider



John Eves


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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