Apprentice Fitter MOODY DIRECT LTD

Moody Direct is a focused supplier of Process and Packaging products and services to the dairy, food, beverage, brewery, food, ice-cream, pharmaceutical and chemical and personal care industries.

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Closing date: 01 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Free car parking available. Extra day annual leave given to staff on for their birthday. Annual leave entitlement increases with service capped at 25 days + bank holidays.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday - 8.00am - 5.00pm and 8.00am - 4.00pm on a Friday.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

• To learn and develop skills and knowledge required to be able to join our service engineer team within Moody Direct at the end of the apprentice period.
• To learn and develop skills in the repair and refurbishment of process and packaging equipment;
• To Learn and develop general engineering practices and bench fitting skills.
• To Learn and develop skills required for the servicing of customers equipment on customers sites throughout the UK.
• To learn and develop basic TIG welding skills used in the assembly and installation of engineering projects incorporating stainless steel pipework and equipment used in a hygienic environment.

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

This programme is delivered via a day release delivery model which means that one day per week, your attendance is required at our Engineering campus, NG17. This attendance is required during term time only.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession.

You will experience a blended learning model.

You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

At the end of the apprenticeship there may be an opportunity to progress into a permanent role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Positive attitude, Time management


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 / A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 / A*-C) Essential

About the employer

Originally part of the Moody Group, which was founded by Paul Moody in 1975, Moody Direct was formed in 1996. Based in Retford, Nottinghamshire, we are leading suppliers of process and packaging solutions to the dairy, food, beverage, brewery, ice cream, chemical and pharmaceutical industries with a large customer base in the UK, Ireland and around the world. With a customer base ranging from small farmer producers to blue chip multi-national companies we provide a tailored service to all our customers with the purpose of reducing operating costs, increasing production and sustaining efficiency. Our extensive range of products and services provides our customers with a one stop shop for all their manufacturing needs.







DN22 7SN

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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


Ryan Smith

01623 900479

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

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