Maintenance Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)



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Weekly wage £153.55
37.0 hours per week Days and times to be confirmed
duration: 3 years
start: 1 August 2020
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Advanced (Level 3)
Engineering Fitter (apprenticeship standard)
1 July 2020 (application closing date)
Are you completing your training activities in college? Will you have achieved the Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (AME)? If you want an immediate start as a 2nd year apprentice, then this position at the Longbenton based Ringtons tea factory may be ideal for you.


The candidate will become part of a small team of technicians and engineers, working directly with the Lead and Shift engineer.

Work will involve:

  • Preventative and reactive maintenance of the plant equipment, projects including new installations and upgrades of existing systems
  • The main goal of the department is to improve the reliability and efficiency of the production equipment so the apprentice will be exposed to several different aspects of lean manufacturing techniques and continuous improvement methods
  • You will learn how to safely maintain and repair production equipment to a high standard in an industrial environment
  • Understand how building services work and then go on to maintain these systems in a safe manner
  • You will also work with other departments to improve the performance and efficiency of production equipment

Future Prospects

  • As a Tyne North Training apprentice, you will benefit from our unique funding packages
  • This apprenticeship will lead to a bespoke, unique skill

Reality Check

  • If you have already applied to Tyne North Training there are no requirements to apply for this vacancy
  • Candidate matching and submission of candidate details for this particular vacancy will not begin until the Covid19 guidelines are lifted and it is safe to begin the recruitment process

Skills Required

  • Genuine interest in engineering
  • Good initiative
  • Great communication skills
  • Good problem solving ability
  • Be keen to learn
  • Be punctual
  • Perform duties in a professional and timely manner, complying with relevant timescales
  • Be proactive, constantly looking for new and better ways to perform duties
  • Take full responsibility for their actions
  • To communicate problems and support when required
  • Be courteous and treat others as you would treat yourself
  • Be responsible for all tools and equipment supplied
  • Confidentiality of company information
  • Be responsible for their own safety and that of others

This list is not exhaustive but represents the main responsibilities expected of an Apprentice Engineer. In addition to the above, the role holder will be expected to undertake all reasonable tasks requested by management.

Qualities Required

  • Good timekeeping
  • The ability to take on board information in a variety of formats and able to communicate effectively with colleagues and team leaders
  • Have a proven interest in the working environment and want an apprenticeship

Qualifications Required

  • The candidate must have at least 4 GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade C/4 or above including maths, English Language and Science and also achieved a Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (AME)
  • Please note that Level 2 adult literacy and Level 2 adult numeracy will not be accepted. This is due to the apprenticeship certificate awarding body’s requirements

Training Provided

  • The successful candidate will work towards a Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • The successful candidate will also work towards all knowledge, skills and behaviours required to achieve end point assessment
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