We’re looking for an Industrial Apprentice to join our team of mobile engineers, with an emphasis on supporting our growing number of industrial customers. The successful candidate will service, repair, and maintain engines powering a vast range of applications, from power generating sets to port terminal cranes & mobile equipment.
Closing date: 20 Mar 2024
£10,982.40 to £21,673.60
Wages to be discussed at interview stage.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).Minimum Wage Rates
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
20 Apr 2024
12 Dec 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
- Complete planned engine servicing and repair work
- Provide breakdown assistance for industrial applications
- Complete overhauls of engines
- Install and commission new engine packages
- Assist senior engineers in sourcing and communicating technical support to customers
- Provide onsite diagnostics & fault finding of engines & control systems
- Complete seasonal marine work such as engine winterisation and recommissioning
The training you will be getting
- Land-based Service Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
- Apprentices without level 2 (GCSE or equivalent) 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 to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
In addition to the Industrial Apprenticeship, extensive training will be provided to work on all Marine and Industrial applications. Regular product and skill training is readily accessible throughout all career stages of a qualified Volspec engineer.
Future company benefits include competitive salary, company vehicle and pension scheme.
National and international travel will be occasionally required.
Progression opportunities are available and encouraged. Our Managing Director started his Volspec Ltd career as an engineer!
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
About the employer
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:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Land-based service engineering technician
Level 3 (A level)
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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