Veolia- Level 3- Service Engineer Apprenticeship (South) VWS (UK) LTD

Are you looking to take the next step in your career by joining a successful and rapidly growing global company, who can offer you structured progression opportunities and flexible benefits? Are you passionate about Ecological Transformation and being a part of making a change to the planet?

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

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Closing date: 03 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Year 1: Mon-Thurs 8am-4.30pm Fri 8am-12.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our leading, well respected water technologies company, where you will play a pivotal role in the repair and maintenance of our products at a wide variety of clients and provide you with continuous training throughout your journey with us. At Veolia Water Technologies UK, we are committed to ensure you have the best experience possible and take your career to the next level!   
The job requires a good understanding of work routines and procedures in one's own job. The technical procedures for this level are well defined.

The job requires proficient knowledge of these procedures and how to apply them.   
The knowledge can only be acquired through formal training or considerable experience.

  • To observe, abide by and enforce the Company’s and client’s Health and Safety policies.  
  • Supporting the Service Engineers to carry out:  
  • Breakdown work – troubleshooting /fault finding   
  • Preventative maintenance work for customers with service contracts
  • Commissioning work - involving the installation of new products   
  • Timely reporting on progress or delays for customers  
  • Timely completion and submission of risk assessments, work reports, time sheets and all other work related documentation 
  • Site tasks and activities as required   
  • After-sales technical and commercial support to customers 

The training you will be getting

Together with invaluable commercial and practical experience, you’ll gain several academic and vocational qualifications throughout your time with us, which are fully paid for, including:  

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence) – off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham in year 1   
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) 
  • Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)  

In house training in line with your requirements. 

  • The role will be at a residential college during the first year and will be day release study time for one day per week in years 2-4. The apprentice should ensure all course work is completed in a timely manner in order to attain a suitable qualification.  

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Service Engineer:

  • Providing onsite corrective/preventative maintenance at our customer sites.
  • Completion and submission of assessments and work reports.
  • Ensuring that the organisation and the customers health and safety standards are adhered to.
  • Travelling to a variety of customers across a geographical region.
  • Providing feedback on product development.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Commitment to the programme, Practically Minded, Problem solving skills


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

- Must have a full UK Driving License, as employees will be issued with a company vehicle. - You will be required to be flexible in regards to working location, and travel time. Benefits: We know that the expectation of a good role goes both ways, so alongside your salary, you will receive a company vehicle, fuel card, uniform, laptop and mobile phone. This is in addition to our extensive benefits package which includes 25 days annual leave (plus your birthday off!), our market leading pension and share scheme and a range of employee discounts and employee referral bonuses - as we’d like nothing more than to give your family and friends an opportunity too! Also, to help you a little further, we provide mental health and financial support, so you know exactly who to lean on whenever you need to.

About the employer

Veolia Water Technologies – providing sustainable water solutions... Veolia understands the specific needs of its clients, helping them to reach their goals by providing innovative water treatment solutions in line with the highest quality standards, improving processes and reducing costs. As an expert in water treatment, Veolia assists its clients in reducing their water footprint, limiting the volume of wastewater produced and recovering by-products from wastewater, optimising energy and chemical consumption.




Windsor Court

HP11 1JU

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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

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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 03 Jun 2024