Engineering Technician: Mechatronics Apprentice Marshalls PLC

We are looking for our 2024 intake of Engineering Apprentices to shape the future of our Engineering function at Marshalls.

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

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Closing date: 24 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

  • This 4-year Engineering Apprenticeship will cover a structured course provided by a local college with support from your mentors on site. Whilst on our manufacturing-site you'll be given a tailored training plan to work through, supported by both your allocated mentor and your manager. On a day-to-day basis you'll be given greater exposure to your division and the roles of your team members.
  • Your first year will involve attending college 2 days per week and on-site 3 days per week, so you would need to make sure you can commute to both Halifax site and Kirklees College, HD1 3LD.
  • You will work as part of a busy engineering team with the ultimate goal of becoming a Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer.

The training you will be getting

Initial 36-week block in College three days a week to complete Level 2 Foundation Competence

Level 3 Development Knowledge one day a week over following two years

Level 3 Development Competence evidenced and signed off by Trainer/Assessor in the workplace

The final year will involve completion of a portfolio and preparation for End Point Assessment (EPA). This measures the skills, knowledge and behaviours outlined in the standard and is carried out by ESFA approved organisations independent from the college.

Apprentices without Level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this prior to taking the End Point Assessment.

All apprentices will be required to achieve as  a minimum:

  • An employer approved Level 2 Foundation Competence qualification
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Competence qualification
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Technical Knowledge qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • We will provide you with full support along your 4-year Apprentice journey, progressing you towards becoming a fully qualified Multi Skilled Engineer with a permanent job following a successful apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Logical, Team working, Self-motivated, Passion for engineering


GCSE or equivalent Any other subject (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

Marshalls is a market leader in the manufacturing and supply of superior natural stone and innovative concrete hard landscaping products, supplying the construction, home improvement and landscape markets. Our Marshalls mission is ‘Creating Better Spaces’; we’ve been awarded the Superbrand status since 2010 and are a successful FTSE250. Every step we take, every product we make, is geared towards making the world around us a better place to live!


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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

Please apply direct via the link

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

Apply now

Closing date: 24 May 2024