Mechanical and Engineering Maintenance Apprentice COLWALL CONVEYOR SYSTEMS LTD

We are a small company with visions of expansion/growth looking to recruit a Mechanical and Engineering Maintenance Apprentice. The job role will require a variety of engineering skills including manufacturing duties such as preparation, fabrication, welding (TIG) and machining and general conveyor maintenance work. Please see full job description for further details.

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Closing date: 14 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Amazon gift card on performance Company pension from offset Occasional breakfasts- provided

  • Working week

    Monday- Friday 8.00am-5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 42.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    02 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Typical day to day duties will include:

  • General assembly
  • Manufacturing duties such as: preparation, fabrication, welding (TIG) and machining
  • General conveyor maintenance work
  • Procurement of shop floor consumables

The training you will be getting

This is a level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship (Mechatronics pathway), delivered over a 4 year period
The apprentice will be required to attend the training centre 2.5 days per week for the first two years as part of the training. (In-Comm Training Services in Aldridge, WS9 8UG)
After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Mechatronics
Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced
Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full time position to shadow Managing Director with potential progression to Level 4 HNC, that may lead to promotion during their career.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Patience, Interest in Engineering


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Driver preferred May need to work away from home Happy to work overtime, including weekends and late nights

About the employer

Specialising in supply and installation of belt conveyors and conveyor systems for container and pack handling – CCS boast a proven track record in providing quality products and services with added value. This way we have forged a reputation as professionals with our clients. A foundation we seek to build upon. The foundation of our company is built upon considerable grounding in terms of time served collectively, within the packaging sector. Our core values are providing quality products and services at competitive rates. Much of our turnover is based around repeat business. Testament, we feel, to our core values.








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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


Sue Fisher

Apprenticeship standard

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

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