L3 Engineering Apprentice - Maintenance Engineer NILFISK LTD.

We are looking for an Apprentice Maintenance Engineer to join our team in Wolverhampton to help support us in delivering excellence to our customers. As one of the UK’s leading suppliers of industrial cleaning equipment you will help us to keep our machines in great shape through repairs, testing, diagnostics and more.

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Closing date: 07 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6.10 per hour in the first year, rising to national living wage.

  • Working week

    37.5 hours a week. 8am – 4pm with half an hour unpaid break for lunch Training schedule to be set by the college.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    22 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Maintenance & Operations Engineering Technicians will work on various types of plant and equipment commonly found throughout the Engineering Industry.

Technicians will undertake installation, testing, servicing, removal, replacement, maintenance and repair of a range of equipment, sometimes complex, as part of planned preventative and reactive maintenance programmes. They may also undertake decommissioning activities when plant is being removed from service.

You will be responsible for the quality of your own work, possibly others’ and ensuring the work is completed safely, meets stakeholder quality, time and budget requirements, whilst maintaining the efficient running of plant and equipment.

Repair cleaning machines to the required standard.
Test completed machines for quality & performance.
Keep accurate records
Inventory booking
Work within health & safety guidelines
Maintain a clean and tidy work area

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

 L3 Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician

Apprentices must achieve level 2 English and mathematics prior to taking the end-point assessment for the apprenticeship if you haven’t achieved them on entry.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We would expect the successful Apprentice to move onto be a Nilfisk Engineer in the Workshop or a Mobile Service Technician, maintaining machines at customers sites!


As a global company we pride ourselves on having opportunities for progression on a global scale!

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Electrical/Wiring Knowledge, Engine and Hydraulic Knowledge


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C (4-9)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C (4-9)) Essential

Things to consider

Working for a Global Organisation you will benefits from working alongside colleagues from across the world with access to a host of training and development opportunities. We want all our employees to be empowered to speak their minds to lead, collaborate and innovate a cleaner future. Others benefits you will receive include: Enrolment in the SimplyHealth Plan to help cover medical, dental and other health costs and access to GP and mental health support 24/7 • Company pension scheme and annual leave allowance • Staff Discount on consumer products • Death In Service • Free parking • Free tea and coffee • No weekend working – Office hours Mon-Fri

About the employer

The company was founded on a vision of producing and selling products of the highest quality worldwide and for more than a hundred years, Nilfisk has adapted to the changing needs of markets and customers with innovative products and solutions. With a global sales force and proven sales channels, we have established strong and valuable customer relations and partnerships across the world and we strive to be at the forefront of technological advancement to drive future customer needs. Today, Nilfisk offers an extensive range of premium cleaning products and a trusted aftermarket offering to the professional market. Our main product lines are floorcare equipment, vacuum cleaners and high pressure washers and a wide range of domestic vacuum cleaners and high pressure washers to consumers worldwide.




ICM House

Showell Road


WV10 9LN

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Training provider



Clare McAuliffe


Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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