Multi-skilled Engineering Maintenance Apprentice (L3)

Employer: Acenta Steel Ltd

Apprenticeship level: Advanced

Apprenticeship duration: 2 years

Possible start date: 4th June 2018

Working week: 37.5 hours per week

Monday to Thursday 7.30am - 4.00pm

Friday 7.30am - 3.00pm

You will be trained as a multi-skilled Apprentice to learn all aspects of engineering maintenance for both mechanical and electrical. Key duties will include carrying out repairs on Plant and equipment and preventative maintenance across the site.


  • Carry out mechanical/electrical repairs on Plant and equipment.
  • Carry out preventative maintenance across the site. 
  • Troubleshoot and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic power systems.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain mechanical/electrical equipment
  • Install electrical/mechanical equipment
  • Use of measuring equipment such as a vernier caliper 
  • Operate machine tools such as drills and grinders
  • Operate overhead cranes
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other general maintenance work on Plant and machinery.
  • Assemble machinery and equipment
  • Use of portable welding and heating equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired skills:

  • Good problem solving skills
  • A good understanding of engineering principles
  • Teamwork
  • A genuine interest in a career in Engineering

Personal qualities:

  • Can-do attitude
  • Willingness to learn
  • Punctual

Desired qualifications:

  • GCSE grades A*-D or equivalent Functional Skills within Maths and English.
  • Ideally you will have completed or are working towards a Level 2 Engineering qualification already.

Training provider:

Engineering – Manufacture Level 3 (Maintenance pathway)

Full training will be provided on an ongoing daily basis and when required. You will be required to attend college premises 1 day a week working towards the Engineering Maunufacture Level 3 qualification. An assessor will be allocated to you to progress/help you through you course. Continual assessment for NVQ’s coupled with assignments/or exams depending on course of study. Time spent training will be part of the agreed contracted hours of the working week.

Apprenticeship framework: Engineering Manufacture