Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Engineering Apprentice NUFARM UK LIMITED

An excellent opportunity for an individual to start a career as an Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Engineer. A chance to earn as you learn, whilst working towards gaining a level 3 qualification in Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician.

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Closing date: 02 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    28 days holiday + Bank Holidays Free parking, free onsite canteen, Pension contributions up to 10%, 4 days pre-apprenticeship off site training and simulations, Rotations in other departments, Annual Bonus £1,000 pro-rota.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Hours to be confirmed by the employer.

    Total hours per week: 36.25

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    24 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • General housekeeping (workshop and tool crib)
  • Daily assignment attainment as directed by shift mentor / supervisor
  • Technical course work assignments as directed by tutor
  • Practical course work assignments as directed by Tutor / mentor
  • Attend company internal programme (HSE / work process etc)

The training you will be getting

  • Your training will take place within the workplace
  • You will work alongside experienced staff members who will be there to support you whilst working towards a Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician Level 3

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There is an opportunity for the right candidate to continue within the company once the apprenticeship has been completed

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9 ( C and above)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4-9 ( C and above)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4-9 ( C and above)) Desired

Things to consider

A bias towards electrical, control and instrumentation with a basic understanding of machinery/mechanics. Team player, attentive, good time keeping, Enthusiastic, with a willingness to learn and take note in practical and theoretical studies.

About the employer

We know that growing is about more than just crops and cultivation. It’s about sunshine and rain, early mornings and hard work. It can be frustratingly unpredictable but also wonderfully uplifting. More than anything, it’s about people. Nufarm is the dependable partner behind thousands of agricultural success stories. Every day, growers around the world turn to our products and our people to help with the challenges of fighting disease, weeds and pests, and to increase crop yields.




Nufarm Wyke Lane



BD12 9EJ

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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


Amy-Lei Norbury



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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