Mars UK

Engineering Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Mars UK (Employer)

South Thames Colleges Group (Training Provider)

Annual wage £17,100.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday shifts will be confirmed
4 years (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
3 positions available
8 February 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you curious, an out the box thinker, and someone that likes to know how things work? If you answered yes here, our Engineering Scheme is the right one for you.


Our Engineering Apprenticeships will get you working alongside our Technical Teams, learning how to maintain our complex plant as well as diagnose complex mechanical and electrical faults and repair our equipment across our production site, giving you the opportunity to keep production of the Nation’s favourite brands running. 

Duties & Responsibilities, not limited to:

  • Reactive maintenance engineering
  • Planned maintenance engineering
  • Machinery repairs
  • Improving efficiencies
  • Working closely with an assigned mentor

Future Prospects

To become a permanent member to the team.

Reality Check

  • Year 1 is full-time at Kingston College
  • Years 2, 3 & 4 are based at our factory in Slough with day release to college

Recruitment Process:

Please apply through the website link provided, where you will be asked to upload a copy of your CV and answer several competency-based questions. Apply early!

The next stage is a telephone interview. If you do well at this stage, we’ll invite you to a panel day, which will include a group discussion exercise, a problem-solving exercise, a presentation, and an interview.

You will also get a factory tour with one of our current apprentices, so you can see our environment for yourself, and hear about life with us as an apprentice from someone who’s already been in your shoes. 

Skills Required

  • Good peer relationships
  • Strong customer focus
  • Good communicator

Qualities Required

  • Must be dedicated, hardworking and willing to learn
  • Good time keeping
  • Drive for results
  • Technically minded

Qualifications Required

You'll need 5 GCSE's including maths, English and Science at Grade 9-5/A*-B or equivalent.  Evidence of these obtained qualifications will be required.

Training Provided

This is an exciting 4-year Apprenticeship, where you will be working towards:

  • L3 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering – Pathway Mechatronic Standard

Then progressing onto the HNC in General Engineering.  

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