Maintenance Engineer Apprenticeship DRYWALL STEEL SECTIONS LIMITED

We are looking to take on an apprentice to support our maintenance engineer, you will be working with hydraulics, pneumatics, and electronics. You will be required to follow maintenance programmes and schedules.

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Closing date: 12 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage will be reviewed upon completion of 3 month probation and could increase to £15,392 at managers discretion. This will be based on performance.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 7.00am - 3.30pm and Friday, 7.00am-12.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    23 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assisting the maintenance engineer
  • Servicing machinery
  • Calibrations
  • Dealing with suppliers
  • Repair forms
  • Assisting breakdowns
  • Safety inspections
  • Completing all relevant documentation
  • Visual inspections for wear and tear

The training you will be getting

  • This is a level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship (Mechatronics pathway) delivered over a period of four years
  • You will be required to attend the training centre, In-Comm Training Services in Aldridge WS9 8UG, part time for the first 2 months, years 3 and 4 - four days per week at the company and one day at the training centre

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There will be opportunity to have a full time position as a qualified maintenance engineer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Initiative


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

Things to consider

Candidate must be enthusiastic to learn.

About the employer

Drywall Steel Sections Limited has one of the most comprehensive range of cold rolled products and systems for partitions, ceilings, wall linings and light gauge structural steel framing (SFS). All products and systems are manufactured to high quality industry standards and continuously monitored by ISO 9001 Quality Management Certification, whilst remaining highly cost competitive, and is continuously supported by our on-going research, development and testing. One stop provider for most of your dry construction needs.




The Framing Building

Spring Road



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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

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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