Apprentice Workshop Technician (Level 3 Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician) KSB LIMITED

The role of apprentice workshop technician within KSB Ltd is centred around the development of all necessary skills to become a fully qualified technician with specialist knowledge of pump repairs. Apprentices work alongside time served engineers many of whom completed the KSB apprenticeship scheme themselves!

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Closing date: 03 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,313.60 to £22,010.56

    Yearly bonus based on company results (not guaranteed), yearly salary increase (January) and 25 days holiday

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, 7:30am-3:30pm (3pm finish on a Friday)

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Based in our Loughborough service centre, apprentices will be fully trained in all of the skills required to competently carry out the tasks detailed below. This includes the use of hand and machine tools, lifting and health & safety:

  • Dismantle pumps and motors to component level, assess condition and compile reports.
  • Assembly and testing of equipment to as new condition ready for return to site.
  • Carry out fault finding on equipment returned to our facility for inspection.

Once a week, (during term time only), apprentices have day release to Loughborough College to learn additional knowledge, skills and behaviours in relation to the course. These will then be implemented in the workplace and regularly reviewed to check understanding. 

The training you will be getting


  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician

Delivery Method:

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

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Workshop Technician, Field Service Technician. There are other opportunities for qualified technicians including working in other KSB facilities across the world. Potential to move into sales positions within the service environment and other departments too.

Office sales within KSB Ltd

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative


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. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Due to the nature of this role and for health and safety reasons, applicants must be 18+. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer.

About the employer

KSB Limited in the United Kingdom & Ireland offers a wide range of services and activities, including industry, water utilities, the energy sector, the KSB pump & valve range covers a vast spectrum – from domestic circulating pumps to process pumps or power station boiler feed units. Valves are available in a choice of designs, sizes and materials for a whole spread of applications. The experienced staff commit to first-class customer service, comprehensive support and consultancy. In addition, our engineers and technicians can draw on many years of experience with all KSB products but also products of other manufacturers. In order to further improve our services offered to customers at a regional level, Suitable candidates will join a focused service team.




2 Cotton Way



LE11 5TF

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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


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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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