Apprentice – Construction Plant Engineer SCOTT'S HIRE LIMITED

Scott’s Hire is a well-established independent plant hire company with over 30 years’ experience in the industry. We service contracts throughout the country with an extensive range of market leading equipment. Our apprenticeship scheme is a great way to build knowledge, get hands-on experience and be part of a team that strives for excellency.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 25 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,313.60 to £22,010.56

    Our standard Hours are Monday to Friday 08:00 to 17:00. We can vary / reduce the working hours to suit the apprentice and their transport requirements.

    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, 8:00 - 17:00 To be discussed at interview stage

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    17 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Main activities of the job detail:

  • Routine Servicing and Maintenance of Plant Equipment.
  • Diagnosing faults and carrying out repairs.
  • Supporting continuous improvements in health and safety through development of Risk Assessment, Method Statement to minimize risk when completing maintenance activities.
  • Completing Pre-hire inspection reports.

The training you will be getting


  • Reaseheath Training will be the apprenticeship provider for this Level 2 apprenticeship.
  • The employer will give guidance and support throughout
  • Off-the-job training must make up at least 20% of the apprentice’s contracted hours, over the total duration of the apprentice’s planned training period. Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date
  • This Standard apprenticeship may include Functional Skills in maths, English & ICT

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Our apprenticeship scheme is extremely successful; all apprentices have continued their career with us in full time, permanent positions both as depot based and mobile plant engineers and gone to managerial positions.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English (Grade 4 / C or Above) Desired

About the employer

We have a wide range of plant equipment including Small Tools, Excavators, Rollers, Dumpers, Telehandlers, Tractors from 0.5 Tonne to 20 Tonne and Attachments. We are an innovative company with a highly skilled engineering team. Apprenticeships are an integral part of securing the future. We understand the importance of investing in people and are always looking to bring new product offerings to market to help solve our customer’s needs.







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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



Apprenticeship standard

Land-based service 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

Employer's Application Instructions

Click 'Apply Now' and email over your CV and application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 25 Jul 2024