Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship 2 Sisters Food Group

Engineering plays a huge part in the 2 Sisters Food Group, and this apprenticeship opportunity allows you to understand the scale and complexity of production. You will be based full-time at college in the first year of your apprenticeship, with years two and three consisting of one day per week at college and 4 days on site.

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Closing date: 12 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    28 days annual leave (including bank holidays) Employee discount platform, offering savings of up to 60% with brands including ASDA, Morrisons, M&S and Tesco Fantastic development opportunities for promotion and career development

  • Working week

    Monday- Friday, 8.00am - 4.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    09 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

We will give you real tasks and empower you to make real decisions.

As an apprentice within our engineering department you will receive good all-round training in engineering practices.  You will support our engineering team with general duties on site, as well as learning a well recognised qualification during your time with us.  You will roll your sleeves up and get stuck into life at 2 Sisters.  As an engineer, you will be key to keeping our sites running and work with some of our equipment.  You will have exposure to people at all different levels and learn from some of the best in the industry.

You will be trained to a very high standard in areas such as:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Automation engineering
  • Fault finding skills
  • Adjustment and setting of machines to a good operating standard

The training you will be getting

This is a three-year Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship, with the first year being full time at the training provider, In-Comm Training Services in Aldridge, Walsall, WS9 8UG.

Please ensure you are able to travel to this address as well as to the company address.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon completion of your apprenticeship, there is potential for you to progress and gain experience within Engineering and develop a successful and rewarding career in the sector.  Our main aim is to bring somebody into the team and for them to develop and become a key team member. We are looking to invest our knowledge, skills and time in the right person.

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, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Keen engineering interest, Flexible, Proactive


GCSE or equivalent English, maths and science (Grade 4/C and above) Essential

About the employer

We are one of British business's most compelling success stories of the past 20 years. More than 13,000 colleagues drawn from 36 nationalities help to make a mind-boggling array of some of the finest food in Britain - From poultry to pizza, from ready meals to ranges of soup. We started out from very humble beginnings in the early 1990s, and from there 2 Sisters has grown to become one of the leading food manufacturing companies in Europe, producing great quality, great value food. We have a strong UK presence in poultry, chilled and bakery food categories. We are also committed to delivering the highest quality products to the British public and to our retail and food service customers. Our customers include Aldi, Asda, Co-op, KFC, Lidl, Marks & Spencer, Morrison's, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose.


2 Sisters Food Group


5 Dial Lane

West Bromwich

B70 0EB

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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


Sue Fisher

01922 457686

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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