Maintenance engineering apprentice Carwood Diesel Systems Ltd

We are looking to recruit an apprentice electrical and mechanical engineer, operating if you are interested in a career in electrical and mechanical engineering and want to be paid whilst learning. We have over 270 employees, with a large proportion of highly skilled technical staff. In an industry where knowledge and experience are highly valued.

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Closing date: 28 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    05 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Disassembling, cleaning, inspection, assembly, testing, and remedial work of various automotive electrical and mechanical products
  • Following work instructions to complete the remanufacturing process
  • Responsible for survey reports, and component traceability, whilst constantly referring to work instructions during dismantling, assembly and test
  • Responsible for adhering to the planned repair schedule in accordance with the customer contract requirements
  • Be responsible for all activities associated with maintaining product quality in accordance with the requirements of the company and customer

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

  • Telford College day release
  • Mechatronics Maintenance Technician (Level 3) apprenticeship

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completing the apprenticeship, there will be a permanent position with exciting career development prospects. Qualified engineers will earn a basic wage in excess of 24K, plus overtime.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Non judgemental


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

Things to consider

Things to consider with an apprenticeship are the course duration being four years, and the environment in which you would be working.

About the employer

Carwood Motor Units Ltd started as a local automotive parts business in Coventry in August 1966, since then it has developed steadily, both by organic growth and by strategic acquisition, into a European leader in its specialised fields. The Company’s main areas of expertise are in engineering (remanufacturing), technical vehicle services (Diesel, electrical, HVAC, EV) and logistics (parts procurement, storage and distribution). The company focuses on diesel fuel injection, electrical, electronic, HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning), engine, transmission and turbocharger systems for all types of vehicles, ranging from passenger cars to cable cars, from trucks to trains, from earth movers to people carriers and from battle tanks to buses Today we have approximately 250 employees, with a large proportion of highly skilled technical staff. We are proud that in an industry where knowledge and experience are highly valued, more than 30 members of the Carwood team have given loyal service to the Company for over 20 years.


Carwood Diesel Systems Ltd


Unit 23

Stafford Park 12



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Training provider



Charlotte Bostock


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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