Engineering Operative Apprentice Ibex Marina

The job role will include carrying out preventative maintenance activities on mechanical equipment, dealing with breakdowns, restoring components and systems to serviceable condition by repair and replacement. The apprentice will also be interpreting engineering data, carrying out fault location, restoring mechanical components.

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Closing date: 19 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 to Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (breaks to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Daily duties will include: 

  • Using and interpreting engineering data and documentation.
  • Carrying out engineering activities efficiently and effectively.
  • Handing over and confirming completion of maintenance or installation activities. 
  • Carrying out fault location on mechanical equipment. 
  • Carrying out maintenance activities on mechanical equipment. 
  • Restoring mechanical components to usable condition by repair. 
  • Provide support to a high standard of accuracy and presentation. 
  • Operate machinery. 
  • Work with experienced employees.

The apprentice will be mentored by an experienced engineer. Duties will include hands-on assistance with the production of finished products. Once trained you will operate machinery and play a key a key role in the operation.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Engineering Operative Apprenticeship Standard 
  • Apprenticeship learning is to take place in the workplace and on-site at Rochdale Training on a day-release basis, this is to be confirmed with the employer.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once qualified, progression is offered to the correct candidate, this could be a full-time position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Initiative, Patience


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

Things to consider

Good timekeeping and attendance in required.

About the employer

Ibex Marina Ropes (IMR) are manufacturers of high-quality elasticated shock cord and rope. With its roots in rope making as far back as 1843, Ibex Marina Ropes Ltd. is the current incarnation of a multitude of rope and shock cord makers, including Whitely Products, whose name still appears on many aerospace and defence engineering drawings for parts and assemblies requiring shock cord.


Ibex Marina


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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


Nathan Finn

01706 631417

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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