Milton Keynes College

Apprentice Multi-Skilled Engineer (L3)

Kingston, Milton Keynes
£15,000 per year
21 Jun 2018
29 Jul 2018
Subject Area
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Employer: Santa Maria Ltd

Apprenticeship level: Advanced

Apprenticeship duration: 48 months

Possible start date: 3rd September 2018

Working week: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm, 37.5 hours per week

Are you looking to start a career in Engineering? Do you enjoy problem solving and doing practical activities? Santa Maria based in Milton Keynes are looking for an Engineering apprentice where you will receive training and support.


  • Competently carry out a variety of technical duties under supervision
  • Demonstrate a logical and practical approach to tasks
  • Take opportunities to learn new technical skills
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Complete all tasks including paperwork accurately, to a high standard and on time
  • Demonstrate a professional attitude at all times
  • Demonstrate a good level of communication skills verbally and in writing
  • Maintain health and safety standards at all times
  • Work harmoniously with others, helping to generate a positive team atmosphere
  • Have a strong work ethic, able to get on with people of all levels, be a team player, be practical and demonstrate a logical practical approach to tasks
  • Specialist competencies

Desired skills:

  • Good maths skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • A strong desire for organisation and efficiency
  • Excellent communication
  • Creative problem solving
  • Technical competency
  • Listening and negotiation skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Problem solving 
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities:

  • Resourcefulness
  • Team player
  • Diplomatic
  • Patient
  • Able to adapt to many environments, wear many hats and interact with a diverse group of individuals
  • Continue desire to learn
  • Good work ethic
  • Passion for improvement

Desired qualifications:

  • GCSE Grade C or above in English, Maths & Science (or equivalent)
  • This position is suitable for all school leavers and predicted grades will be acceptable


  • Apprenticeship Standard for Engineering Technician, following Maintenance & Technical Support pathway
  • College attendance
  • Regular visits from the College into the workplace
  • Observations and assessments in the workplace
  • End Point Assessment
  • Ongoing training and support from the College and employer