Engineer Apprentice (Level 3 Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician) Brett Landscaping and Building Products

Apprentices will work with and be supported by our maintenance department, attending day-to-day unplanned breakdown work in and around the factory and planned maintenance including major shut down work. The role will also include parts ordering, dealing with contractors, writing full reports of work undertaken & reporting any issues for follow up.

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Closing date: 03 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary will increase yearly, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 06:30am-3:30pm and Friday, 06:30am-12:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Electrical fault finding
  • Mechanical fault finding
  • Continuous improvement work around the factories
  • Report writing

Apprentices will be shadowing a fully qualified engineer, learning safe practices and following up to date health and safety policies within the business, so that tasks can be performed safely as well as in a timely manner. Apprentices will also be set tasks to complete independantly, from planning stage to fully implemented.

The training you will be getting


  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard - Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician qualification
  • There will also be onsite and OEM training offered


  • Apprentices will be required to attend Loughborough College one day per week (term time only) 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • On successful completion of the apprenticeship, progression into a maintenance engineer role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent 5 subjects including Maths, English and Science (Grade C / 4 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills and behaviours in accordance to this Apprenticeship. Due to the nature of this role, applicants must be 18+ and have their own transport. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer.

About the employer

We are a market leading, family owned manufacturer of landscaping products, such as paving slabs and block paving. We are predominantly based in the south of the country, supplying directly to house builders and builder merchants across the UK.


Brett Landscaping and Building Products


Sileby Road

Barrow Upon Soar


LE12 8LX

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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


Recruitment Team

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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