Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Technician Apprentice ADM MILLING LIMITED

ADM is now offering an exciting opportunity for an Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Technician Apprenticeship, based in Avonmouth. The Apprenticeship Programme will last 4 years and will be split between attending Weston College and on-the-job training and assessments. During the program, the apprentice will gain a Level 3 qualification. Duties include: understanding, designing, and working on power transmission components and systems, and working on a broader than-usual array of engineering competencies and skills.

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Closing date: 04 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5 pm with an unpaid break of 1 hour per day.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Be involved in day-to-day activities covering a multitude of engineering activities and being trained and assessed on generic industry standard modules. An example would be to understand, design, and work on power transmission components and systems, and work on a broader than-usual array of engineering competencies and skills.
  • Take health and safety to a new level and put theory into practice.
  • Completing vocational modules and assessments and shadowing their mentor.
  • Spending time and learning about other parts of the site and how they are aligned to each other.

The training you will be getting

  • An employer-approved Level 2 Foundation Competence qualification.
  • Level 3 Development Technical Knowledge qualification Engineering technician Level 3 (A level) Standard.
  • On and off-the-job training and location to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The intension is that successful apprentices following their 4-year program will be appointed into a permanent manufacturing/engineering position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Methodical, Passionate about Engineering, Enthusiastic to learn


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5/B or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

For more than a century, the people of ADM Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we’re one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 40,000 employees serving customers in nearly 200 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 450 crop procurement locations, more than 330 food and feed ingredient manufacturing facilities, 62 innovation centers, and the world’s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. As the UK’s leading independent flour miller, ADM Milling Ltd offers a wide range of high-quality flours and bakery ingredients to all sectors of the UK baking and food industry. Our range includes white, wholemeal, cake and specialty flours, bakery mixes and concentrates, improvers and complementary products.




ADM Milling Ltd

Avonmouth Old Dock


BS11 9DL

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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


Chloe Webb


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

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