Apprentice Laundry Engineer LAVAMAC LIMITED

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an apprentice laundry engineer at our Chester headquarters. this role is perfectly suited for individuals with a foundation in mechanical and electrical principles, offering a unique chance to enhance their skills through comprehensive on-the-job training.

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Closing date: 03 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Following The Successful Completion Of The 6-month Training Period, The Salary Will Increase To £25,000 Per Annum.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We provide high-quality heat pump dryers like the LRD350 and the AF180, among others. Lavamac not only sells and rents out their products, but also offer maintenance and repair services.

The selected candidate will be expected to travel extensively throughout the UK, providing support to our clients in the healthcare and education sectors. after an initial six-month training period, the apprentice will progress to undertake gas safe training, further enhancing their skill set. 

The successful applicant will embark on a structured training program led by seasoned professionals, designed to equip them with the necessary skills and knowledge. the initial six months are dedicated to foundational training, after which the candidate will receive specialized gas safe training. the programme might also include a level 3 BTEC if deemed beneficial to the candidate.  

The training you will be getting

In-house training plus the candidate will follow a level 3 apprenticeship in Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician and study towards becoming a laundry service engineer. this training will be structured and delivered by Cheshire College – South & West. if the candidate does not hold GCSE grades A*-C (9-4) or equivalent, they will be required to complete a level 2 functional skill in the relevant subject. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Work As Company Engineer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Physical fitness, Willingness to learn, Ability to travel


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

Things to consider

DBS check will be undertaken for this role. A full driving license is preferable but not essential.

About the employer

Lavamac provides high-quality, cost-effective options by selling or renting refurbished and new commercial washing equipment. We provide high-quality heat pump dryers like the LRD350 and the AF180, among others. Lavamac not only sells and rents out their products, but also offer maintenance and repair services.








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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


Sophie Cain


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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