Apprentice Engineer Noxdown Limited

A hands-on engineering support role working directly for our dynamic Production Manager. An excellent first career step working in an exciting industry. Become part of an exciting team that is taking our business to the next level of profitability and product specification.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    • Company performance bonus. • 21 days of holiday plus 8 bank holidays. • Uniform.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday: 8.30am to 5pm (breaks to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    45 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 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

  • Working on planned preventative maintenance on manufacturing/support machinery.
  • Fault-finding and repairing breakdowns.
  • Assisting with plant modification and installations.
  • Understanding of energy conversion processes to maintain optimal production levels.
  • Risk assessing all jobs within a strict Health and Safety environment.

The training you will be getting

Maintenance & Operations Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Level 3 and Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Diploma Level 3.

This apprenticeship will give you the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to work as a Maintenance & Operations Engineering Technician.  You will also work towards the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Diploma and produce a portfolio of evidence on which the End-Point Assessment (EPA) technical interview will be based.

A flexible model of delivery is available based on the employer’s needs and can include an optional Level 2 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering.

Successful achievement of the End-Point Assessment (EPA) will lead to final certification of the apprenticeship. The assessment, with an independent assessor, will comprise of:

  • Knowledge assessment (multiple-choice paper) - apprentices will complete a standardised scenario-based knowledge assessment consisting of 30 multiple-choice questions, taken under examination conditions.
  • Practical Assessment - the apprentice will demonstrate core and specific knowledge, skills and behaviours on actual plant and equipment in a realistic work situation.
  • Technical Interview - the interview will be based on the contents of the evidence portfolio, which is compiled throughout the apprenticeship and finalised during the end-point assessment period.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Promotion within the company and further training with good salary increase.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Team working, Strong work ethic


GCSE or equivalent 2 other subjects (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 6/B) Essential
GCSE or equivalent science or a technical subject (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

You must have transport to our site as it is difficult to reach by public transport. After you apply, York College will send a screening email to which you must reply. Check your spam folder, too.

About the employer

Urea and urea-based Diesel Exhaust Fluids such as AdBlue® are central to tackling the emissions generated in transport, industrial and marine applications, as they reduce both Nitrogen Oxide and Sulphur Oxide. Since 2015, Noxdown has been producing and supplying VDA (German Automobile Association) approved AdBlue®, AUS40 and other bespoke urea solutions to a variety of industries. Our products are sold in bulk, IBC containers and barrels at competitive prices. We manufacture at our production facility in Pocklington and deliver right across the UK.


Noxdown Limited


York Road



YO42 1NS

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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


01904 770368

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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