Apprentice Mechanical Fitter ROSS-SHIRE ENGINEERING LTD

RSE is happy to welcome applications for Mechanical Fitter Apprentices across our business units, with most work carried out at various sites in London and the surrounding area. An exciting opportunity for you to join one of the industry’s leading engineering businesses, who are truly innovative in providing solutions to the water industry.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 7.00am - 3.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    39 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Comply with RSE’s Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental management systems
  • Dismantle and re-assemble mechanical assemblies
  • Inspect equipment and identify faulty components
  • Ensure quality, environmental, and health and safety procedures are adhered to
  • Carry out preventative maintenance work on plant and equipment
  • Assist other disciplines when required
  • Ensure safe use of hand tools, machinery, and other equipment
  • Ensure equipment is maintained to a high and safe standard
  • Accurately record man-hours
  • Carry out all other tasks as requested within the post holder’s appropriate skill set

The training you will be getting

  • Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • One day in college, Luckyn Lane Campus, Basildon

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full time employment for the right candidate on successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

A driving license is desirable but not essential.

About the employer

Employer information – tell us about your organisation This will allow the candidate to know a bit more about you and what they can expect when working with you if successful RSE is a trusted clean water technology company, developing market leading products and solutions for purifying drinking water, recycling wastewater and cleaning water in industrial processes. We are disrupting the water sector, delivering water treatment products, technologies, and services to clients across the UK. RSE provides offsite modular build solutions using a low-carbon approach compared to traditional construction methods and our unique offering to the market focuses on innovation, efficiency, and excellence.




2 Euro Court

Oliver Close


RM20 3EE

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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


Diane Ridgley


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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