Construction Plant Engineer Apprentice TOTAL TOOLS (NANTWICH) LTD

We are looking for a well presented, dynamic team player with a growing knowledge of tool hire products and garden machinery. Your role will be assisting the workshop manager in the daily service and repair of all hire tools and garden machinery from makes such as Bosch, Makita, Stihl, Hayter, Mountfield, etc.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages to be discussed at interview stage.

    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. With every other Saturday. Working week to be discussed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Service and repair of hire fleet Inc. diggers/dumpers
  • Service and repair of garden machinery
  • Service and repair of small power tools including nail guns, drills, etc
  •  Assisting in the check-off and storage of hire items
  •  Maintaining a clean and tidy workshop and yard
  •  Delivery of hire fleet including cherry picker, digger, etc
  •  Assisting retail customers with information regarding service and repair
  •  Work in a safe environment at all times, observe, question and understand

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

  • Land-based Service Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End Point assessment

The qualification the apprentice will achieve at the end is an advanced level 3 apprenticeship. Within this apprenticeship, you will be given the opportunity to build a solid foundation of technical knowledge and gain real life experience. You’ll combine on-the-job training with practical lessons at college, where our specialist staff will teach you in our fully equipped workshops.

The apprenticeship will be at Reaseheath College and will last 3 years. This will be 9 weeks in college per year, delivered in 3 x 3 week block release courses, at Reaseheath College, Nantwich.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full training and development in the smooth operation of a busy workshop and growing hire fleet. We are a committed employer and are looking for apprentices to join us for a long-term full-time career within a family business on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths (Grade 4 / C and above) Desired

Things to consider

• You may have to deliver/work to/on construction sites and be outdoors in all weathers • You will work within the workshop where machinery will be being serviced and repaired • You will be required to solve repairs and order the necessary parts to complete the job • You may have to lift heavy machinery • You might have to work at height when using the scissor lift or cherry picker • You would be expected to wear safety footwear and other PPE to maintain a safe and clean working environment • You may have to travel to customers addresses to collect/drop off garden machinery / hire equipment • A clean driving licence is required

About the employer

We are a growing family business with a strong local reputation for the supply, hire, service and repair of all forms of hand tools, power tools, plant, workwear and PPE.







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Training provider



Paul Jones

01270 627421

Apprenticeship standard

Land-based service engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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