Kelvion Limited

Maintenance Engineer Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Kelvion Limited (Employer)

Peta Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,795.00 to £18,525.00
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday, 07:00 - 15:00.
45 months (duration)
28 March 2022(start date)
11 March 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

PETA Ltd are looking to source an exceptional Engineering Maintenance Engineer Apprentice for our client, Kelvion Ltd. As a maintenance engineer you will be interested in taking things apart to find out how they work. This role will involve carrying out planned, unplanned and preventative maintenance on plant /equipment.


You will learn how to remove components, assess their condition then replace/repair them, returning plant and equipment to an operational condition. You will also learn how to diagnose and determine the cause of faults in plant and equipment. Maintenance engineers also position, assemble, install and dismantle plant equipment.

  • As a maintenance engineer apprentice, you will learn how to work safely
  • You will be learning how to locate and rectify faults on plant and equipment. This will include inspecting and maintaining plant and equipment
  • As a maintenance engineer apprentice you will also learn how to read, understand and interpret information, technical specifications and supporting documentation
  • This job will mean preparing work areas and reinstating those areas after the completion of the work-related activities
  • As a maintenance engineer apprentice you will learn how to assess and test the performance and condition of plant and equipment
  • Upon completion of work you will communicate, handover and confirm that the appropriate process has been completed
  • As a maintenance engineer apprentice you will develop communication skills enabling you to provide information to internal and external stakeholders
  • As a maintenance engineer apprentice you will learn and develop competencies in Lean / 5S practices as well as continuous business improvement techniques

Future Prospects

The company values teamwork and the individual, they are supportive of personal and professional development helping you to establish a career path with them.

Reality Check


  • Auto enrolled into the company pension scheme after qualification period
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays (3 days to be taken at Christmas)
  • Free parking on site
  • You will gain a level 1A LCS Lean Awareness qualification
  • Onsite restroom with kitchen facilities
  • Overtime available

Skills Required

  • You will have a good level of dexterity and hand skills
  • You will possess good communication skills with the ability to communicate with peers and management

Qualities Required

  • Demonstrate a real interest in maintaining mechanical and electrical items is desirable
  • You will have good hand to eye co-ordination
  • Your methodical and logical approach to problem solving will enable you to perform to make a positive contribution to all aspects of the job
  • You need to be able to learn through instruction and experience
  • You will be Health & Safety aware and adhere to the safe working practices required on site
  • Your motivation and drive are the assets that will be best appreciated
  • You will need to be open minded and willing to develop your knowledge and skills to support your future development

Qualifications Required

3 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) including maths and English.

Training Provided

Level 3 Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard.

Throughout the duration of the maintenance engineer apprenticeship you will be required to attend PETA’s Havant training center for off-the-job training.  This will start as 12 months of day release when you will complete your foundation skills training.

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
  • Using and communicating technical information
  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques
  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques
  • Maintaining electrical equipment/systems

You will then pass through the foundation Gateway to complete your engineering maintenance skills development training in years 2 - 4 with your employer. Your Level 3 development programme will include:

  • Level 3 Advanced Engineering (Development Competence) delivered in the workplace by your PETA Job Coach, and day release for 24 months to complete a Level 3 Btec technical certificate
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