Workshop Technician Apprentice FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE (UK) LIMITED

We are the leading provider of dialysis services to the NHS, operating 52 partnership dialysis units that together provide regular dialysis treatment to over 3,800 NHS patients in the UK. We are looking to recruit a maintenance engineer to support with carrying out routine maintenance & repairs whilst working as a team to achieve relevant KPI's.

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Closing date: 05 Aug 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 - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    04 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Ensure that machinery is set up correctly to produce high quality products
  • Carry out routine maintenance on machinery
  • Carry out any necessary repairs to achieve high efficiencies
  • Ensure all equipment is maintained to the standards required to operate at optimum levels to achieve customer driven production needs
  • Identify problem areas in production, equipment and processes
  • Investigate issues and determine appropriate remedial action
  • Work as a team to achieve relevant KPI's
  • Provide support for the customer and engineer helplines

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 and Operations Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group
  • You will also study towards the L3 Diploma in Engineering Maintenance

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.

Training will be discussed at interview.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • As a global company, we offer many opportunities to develop and build your career at Fresenius Medical Care

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Motivated


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

About the employer

We are the leading provider of dialysis services to the NHS, operating 52 partnership dialysis units that together provide regular dialysis treatment to over 3,800 NHS patients in the UK. We are part of a global company treating over 344,000 patients worldwide across over 4,000 clinics. We also operate 44 production sites on all continents to provide dialysis products such as dialysis machines, dialysers and related disposables. 1 in every 2 of all dialysis machines used around the globe are manufactured by Fresenius Medical Care and we are the 3rd largest medical devices company in the world.




Nunn Brook Road


Sutton In Ashfield

NG17 2HU

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Training provider



James Sayles

01246 500 500

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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