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Engineering Technician - Mechatronics Multi-skilled Apprentice MERSEY DOCKS AND HARBOUR COMPANY (THE)

Peel ports are a leading import and export company. We are progressive and at the leading edge of transport and handling facilities. The national, international, and global companies we work with are more than just customers we service; they’re partners we help to grow and succeed.

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This role will incur an annual increase throughout the duration of the apprenticeship.

  • Working week

    Hours are subject to change throughout both the duration of your apprenticeship and once you have completed. Hours may include: fixed hours / shifts / eve / weekends; hours are yet to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    13 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working alongside experienced qualified staff you will work under supervision towards being multi skilled and responsible for a wide range of tasks

Carrying out checks and maintenance as outlined within Planned Preventative Maintenance

Work to fault find diagnose carry out repairs/breakdown

Monitor and interpret data to support efficiency

Carry out instructions from Lead Engineers

Ensure Health and Safety is maintained and show due diligence

Comply with company policies and procedures


What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 Diploma advanced Engineering technician qualification attending our NWTC on full time block release followed by day release at NWTC and for training and Further EducationThe remainder of your time will be spent with your employer we will support you through your apprenticeship NWTC will deliver your training and monitor you on a regular basis to ensure you achieve the standards required including core skills knowledge & behaviours in preparation for gateway/end point assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of the apprenticeship, candidates will be suitably trained and continue their employment dependant on the business needs at the time.

Further in-house and external training and development available.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Strong focus Health & Safety


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

Things to consider

Any offer of apprenticeship/employment will be subject to successful completion of a colour vision assessment The ability to work at height and in confined spaces This role will include working outdoors and heavy lifting You must be able to travel to both the employer and to NWTC.

About the employer

Here at Peel Ports, we’re not just a safe haven for the loading and unloading of vessels. We’re a cutting-edge network of state-of-the-art facilities that will maximise the efficiency of your supply chain while reducing costs.




Maritime Centre Port Of Liverpool

L21 1LA

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Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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