Apprentice Engineering Operative



Closes in 10 days (Tuesday 30 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 3 June 2024


We are looking for bright, enthusiastic and energetic Apprentice Mechanical Engineering Operatives to join our team. The TREPKO Group is well-recognised globally for providing packing solutions. With a distinguished 75-year history in manufacturing, we have established ourselves as pioneers in the packing sector.

Annual wage
£13,182 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Engineering operative (level 2)
Monday – Thursday - 8.00am to 4.30pm Friday – 8.00am to 3.30pm

39 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September


3 Years

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

The Apprentice will work towards their Apprenticeship Standard in Engineering Operative Level 2

The successful candidate will be assigned a dedicated assessor who will provide support and guidance throughout the course. This is a Day-Release programme which means you will attend Lincoln/Newark College, 1 day per week, term time only. This will fall within your contracted working hours.
Course outline:


Where you’ll work





DN21 1XU


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Engineering operative (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents

Your training plan

This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


Essential qualifications

GCSE or equivalent in:

  • English and Maths (grade A*/9 - C/4)
  • Science Subject (grade A*/9 - C/4)

Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Number skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience

About this company

The TREPKO Group is well-recognized globally for providing packing solutions, catering primarily to the food industry while also serving other markets. With a distinguished 75-year history in manufacturing, we have established ourselves as pioneers in the packing sector. Presently, we serve loyal customers in over 120 countries around the world. Our strategic approach centres on enhancing the quality of our manufactured equipment and services through the utilization of cutting-edge technology and a highly skilled workforce. We are committed to maintaining close collaboration with our customers across various markets, aiming to support their growth and development by providing them with the most innovative solutions available. Our primary objective is to surpass competitors, ensuring our position as a leading force in the ever-evolving landscape of the packing industry. (opens in new tab)

After this apprenticeship

Permanent position as a Mechanical Fitter on successful completion of the Apprenticeship

Ask a question

The contact for this apprenticeship is:


Margaret in the Apprenticeships Team

01522 876284

The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000255028.

Apply now

Closes in 10 days (Tuesday 30 July at 11:59pm)

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