Apprentice Maintenance & Operations Engineering Technician Level 3 LEYBOLD UK LTD

Are you keen to start an exciting career in mechatronics? Do you enjoy finding solutions to people’s technical problems? Are you a self-starter who is keen to grow within an innovative company? If so, we want to hear from you. We want people who are excited about solving unique, and highly complex technical problems. Developing an understanding of workshop equipment.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Plus age incremental where appropriate Academic Year Review: up to £1,500

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday: 8:45am – 5:00pm Friday: 9.00am – 4:00pm Flexible hours – i.e., early starts and early finish also available

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Developing an understanding of workshop equipment
  • Learning how to service our pumps by carrying out checks and maintenance
  • Learning how to repair and replace faulty parts
  • Applying safe systems of working including electrical safety testing
  • Applying proven techniques and procedures to solve engineering/manufacturing problems

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Engineering Systems
  • Level 3 Knowledge Qualifications (day release)
  • Level 3 Maintenance and operations engineering technician
    Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 3 Sub Diploma in Engineering Technologies

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successfully completing your apprenticeship the options are endless. You could continue to develop your career by choosing to obtain further qualifications, develop and improve your management and leadership skills or even move across the different areas of the business to pursue a career in your chosen field.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, A strong interest in learning, An interest in engineering, An interest in construction, Enjoys learning, Good time keeping, Able to follow instructions, Takes pride in their work, Keen eye for detail, Adaptable, Ability to work to deadlines, Can-do attitude


GCSE or equivalent Math, English and Science (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Are you able to commute to this work location on a daily basis?

About the employer

The history of Leybold spans a period of over 170 years. Leybold, is part of the global Atlas Copco Group, are one of the most successful suppliers of vacuum technology to the world market. We offer a broad range of advanced vacuum solutions for use in manufacturing and R&D activity, enabling many things that we use every day to be produced. Leybold UK are winners of the Composites 2021 Employer of the Year Award and in 2022 winners of the Composites Social Impact Award, showcasing our support for inclusion, diversity and wellbeing. Leybold is where it begins – Pioneering products. Passionately applied.




Unit 9 Silverglade Business Park



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Cathryn Hindess

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

Please use the link provided to apply. If any questions, please use the email provided.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: today