Workshop Engineer Apprentice CTS EUROPE LTD

Are you a logical thinker, with a passion for high quality work? PETA Ltd are looking to source an exceptional Workshop Engineer Apprentice for our client, CTS Europe Ltd based in Portsmouth. This role involves working in a team, learning a variety of workshop tasks across the business.

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

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 08.00 -16.30, Friday 08.00 - 14.00

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    4 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Joining the team at CTS as a Workshop Engineer Apprentice, you will be good with your attention to detail and have pride in your work.
Your area of learning on the job will be:

  • Assembling custom built laboratory enclosures
  • Testing fully built systems
  • Quality checking
  • Crating large systems
  • Assisting with special orders
  • Making up small assemblies
  • Basic fabrication activities such as
  • Drilling/tapping/trimming/bonding
  • Metal fabrication tasks
  • Wiring electrical assemblies

The training you will be getting

As a Workshop Engineer Apprentice, you will be studying a Level 2 Engineering Operative Apprenticeship. Throughout your apprenticeship with CTS, you will be supported by your company mentor and your PETA Learning and Development Coach.

Your apprenticeship programme includes working towards a Level 2 Diploma and Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations.

Overall duration 18-months.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

At CTS, we are a growing business with a new purpose-built premises with a friendly working environment. We have excellent opportunities for development and growth.

CTS have a good track record with supporting apprentices in the business, the career opportunities are varied, there may be potential for:

  • Full-time employment
  • Further personal development
  • Further academic development
  • Advanced apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Willing to learn, Positive attitude, Enthusiastic, Good listener, Able to follow instructions


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

Things to consider

Company benefits: Company pension. Health Insurance. Employee rewards scheme. Encourage and pay for professional development. Workwear and PPE provided.

About the employer

Containment Technology Services specialise in the design, construction and commissioning of Laboratory Containment Systems for handling pharmaceutical drug compounds. Our products are unique and award winning, including the Queens Award for Innovation. We are proud to base our operations, including manufacturing in Portsmouth. We successfully export our products to Pharmaceutical Research companies all over the world and are acknowledged by our customers as experts in our field.




CTS House

1 Hilltop 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

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Aug 2024