Vanderlande Industries United Kingdom Limited

Engineering Service Technician Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Vanderlande Industries United Kingdom Limited (Employer)

South Thames Colleges Group (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,480.00
37.5 hours per week Years 1-2 Monday - Friday, Year 3 – shift pattern - Year 1 and Year 2 8:00am -4pm Monday - Friday Year 3 – shift pattern
48 months (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Engineering technician (apprenticeship standard)
4 positions available
30 June 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Working within London Heathrow Airport, the Apprentice Service Technician will work towards being able to perform maintenance duties to ensure productivity and output, equipment availability, health & safety compliance, quality, Maximo reporting and team working is optimised in accordance with agreed timescales.


What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice you will work towards being accountable for the following; To be proficient in all aspects of the operation and maintenance procedures. Electrical fault-finding and fault-rectification skills,  Ensure rapid response to breakdown situations and effective corrective maintenance regimes. To be conversant and capable of working in several areas, including;  Baggage Conveyors ULD Systems Automatic storage cranes Robotic baggage handling machinery  

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Engineering Technicians in the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled, complex work and must, as a minimum be able to:

Apply safe systems of working

Make a technical contribution to either the design, development, quality assurance, manufacture, installation, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, systems, processes, or services

Apply proven techniques and procedures to solve engineering/manufacturing problems

Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills in communicating both technical and non-technical information

Have a commitment to continued professional development

Apprenticeships are flexible and are designed to offer a structured programme of learning to fit around the needs of the individual and employer.

Learning takes place mainly during employment through the development of on the job skills, supported by college tuition Both the on and off job elements of the Apprenticeship lead to nationally recognised qualifications.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Completion of the Apprenticeship is designed to be recognised by relevant Professional Engineering Institutions at the appropriate level of professional registration (EngTech). In the case of the Military specific pathway in the Aircraft Maintenance Fitter/Technician Standard, professional competence will be recognised by the Military Independent Assessment Authority (MIAA). A number of our Engineering Apprentices go on to complete the HNC and HND we offer at Kingston College.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Math, English and Science (Grade 9-4 / A*- C) Essential
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