General Workshop Engineer Apprentice ATC DRIVETRAIN UK LTD

We are looking for a General Workshop Engineer to work within the Electronics Department in a small team of engineers servicing both aftermarket and OE customers.

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Closing date: 15 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 -4:30pm with a 30min lunch break

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

·       To follow production procedures and be able to re-manufacture electronic, electromechanical components following instructions.

·       Use of hand tools and other workshop equipment.

·       To be able to work as part of a team and interact with others.

·       Always keep work area and tools clean and tidy.

·       Observe all company safety regulations as detailed in the company health and safety manual and noticeboards.

·       Adhere to company waste streams and policies.

·       Willingness to learn new products.

·       Mechanical experience preferred but not essential.

The training you will be getting

You will work towards the Engineering Operative Level 2 apprenticeship standard. For this role you will be required to travel once per week to Walsall College - Digital Engineering Skills Centre 99 Portland St, Walsall WS2 8AB for your theory/pracitical classroom sessions.

If you do not currently hold GCSE grades 4/C or above or equivalent you will also work towards the relevant functional skills level 2.

Diploma in engineering operations (skills) level 2.

Certificate or Diploma in engineering operations (knowledge) level 2.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There will be a permanent position availible for the right candidate upon completion of training. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4/C or equivalent) Desired

About the employer

Formed in Staffordshire 1988 ATC Drivetrain UK Ltd was formed in Hednesford, Staffordshire in 1988 under the name ATP Electronic Developments Ltd. The founding directors had many years engineering experience in the automotive electronics industry. From an initial compliment of just 2, the company has expanded to 20 staff. Directly involved with sales, production, research and development, also a multitude of support staff within the ATP Industries Group. The ground-breaking concept of ECU testing and remanufacturing was unique to the UK marketplace. It was facilitated by the construction of a manually operated universal real time engine simulator. This could be expanded and adapted to incorporate new systems and new technological changes as ECUs became common place in the 1990's. In 2019 ATP Industries group was purchased by ATC Drivetrain based in Oaklahoma city USA, making ATP now part of a globally owned company. June 2020 saw the brand change to ATC Drivetrain UK Ltd.




Facility 1

Cannock Wood Ind Est

Cannock Wood Street

WS12 0PL

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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

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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