Land Based Service Engineer Apprenticeship VP PLC

As a Land-Based Engineer, you will engage in a diverse array of tasks involving machinery, plant, and equipment. Unlike marine or aviation equipment, this role focuses specifically on land-based machinery.

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

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Closing date: 07 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages to be discussed at interview stage.

  • Working week

    Hours to discussed at interview stage.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

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

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

We offer a competitive starting salary of £15,000 in the first year, increasing to approximately £25,000 upon qualification. You'll receive on-the-job training alongside a college education leading to a nationally recognised “Land-Based Engineer – Technical Level 3” qualification. Successful completion of the apprenticeship scheme also guarantees a permanent position at Vp plc.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths (Grade 4 / C and above) Desired

About the employer

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our dedicated and expanding team, where you'll play a crucial role in delivering top-quality hire equipment to exceed customer expectations. With exciting growth prospects and a commitment to superior customer service in the construction and housebuilding industries, we invite you to build your future alongside us as Vp plc continues to evolve and thrive.





United Kingdom

ME20 7DT

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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

Land-based service 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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 07 May 2024