Control Solutions & Pipework Services

Apprentice Mechanical Services Engineer - Advanced (Level 3)

Control Solutions & Pipework Services (Employer)

Gloucestershire Engineering Training Limited (Training Provider)

Wage Competitive salary
40.0 hours per week Mon to Fri 8am to 4pm. However, on completion of year 1, you need to understand that there will be occasions you may be required to work away and over weekends, dependant on customer needs.
4 years (duration)
13 September 2021(start date)
Engineering Fitter (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
30 June 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Fabrication & installation of stainless steel pipework & associated valves, pumps and process equipment, primarily in the food & drink processing industry. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.


Working alongside a skilled engineer.

  • Site visits to survey work
  • Measuring and recording work required
  • Welding and fabricating onsite or in the workshop as required
  • Installing / modifying process pipework
  • Practising welding techniques and procedures under guidance
  • Basic sheet metal fabrication of trays, covers and tanks

The job is very varied and most of the learning happens whilst on the job.

Future Prospects

For the right person, continued progression within the company is possible. Once fully skilled, promotion to a chargehand, who would be responsible to run a team of engineers whilst on site.

Training in welding ensure you are CODED. In addition, attending of courses for confined space, IPAF and CSCS card.

Reality Check

This programme is a great opportunity, however, will require a lot of hard work and dedication. Learners will be expected to contribute towards production from the second year onwards. Failure to complete the programme may also result in failure to remain in employment. Candidates musty also understand that working away and over weekends will be required, as and when projects and customer requirements determine.

£10,400 (16-18yr old) £13,640 (over 18yrs)

You can only apply by emailing your CV and Cover Letter to

Skills Required

  • Good team player
  • Able to communicate with peers and work colleagues

Qualities Required

  • A general interest in engineering
  • Able to understand measurements and angles a must
  • Keen to learn and progress
  • A good time keeper
  • Attention to detail in particular working to customer requirements
  • Good handwriting (needs to complete paperwork)

Qualifications Required

Five GCSE’s (or equivalent) at grade C (9-4) or above, which must include maths, English and a science subject, together with a real interest in technical matters. 

Training Provided

Control Solutions are very proud to be working with Gloucestershire Engineering Training as our apprentice training provider of choice for our apprenticeship development programmes.

Providing engineering companies across the county with the highest quality training in mechanical and electrical engineering, GET lead the way in quality of delivery, structure and disciplined learning, with a network of support for learners and employers that is second to none within the county.

During your apprenticeship you will complete

  • NVQ3
  • Technical Certificate
  • End Point Assessment
  • Functional skills in maths, English and ICT (If applicable)
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