Kern Ltd

Maintenance Engineer Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Kern Ltd (Employer)

Peta Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,500.00
37.5 hours per week Mon to Fri 08:00 to 16:30
45 months (duration)
12 September 2022(start date)
31 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

PETA Ltd are looking to source an exceptional Engineering Maintenance Apprentice for our client, Kern 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.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Joining the Company team as a Maintenance Engineer Apprentice, your role will be focused on supporting the manufacturing processes on site. As part of your programme, you will learn how to:

  • Interpret technical information
  • Respond to requests for assistance
  • Become competent locating and rectifying faults on machinery
  • Identify the best solutions when making repairs
  • Become competent ordering replacement parts
  • Learn how to record all changes made to equipment and plant
  • Become competent performing a range of routine machine build and refurbishments
  • Communicate, handover and confirm that the repair or preventative process has been completed using our tracking system

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

This Maintenance Engineer Apprenticeship programme forms part of Company succession planning for the future.

You will be trained, supported and monitored throughout the process. Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship you will be paid and day released to PETA’s Havant training centre for off-the-job training.  You will learn how to work safely, work efficiently, use technical information, maintain mechanical and electrical equipment and use hand tools. Your Level 3 programme will include, a level 3 Engineering work-based qualification delivered in the workplace by PETA, and day release for 24 months to complete a level 3 BTEC technical certificate - Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

Overall duration 45 months

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

With a supportive learning environment Kern can offer further progression opportunities on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Reality Check

Benefits: Company pension scheme after qualification period. 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 27 after 5 years continued service. Free parking on site. Onsite restroom with kitchen facilities. Overtime available. We would encourage early submissions of applications, as these will be considered on receipt and suitable candidates invited for interview. We reserve the right to withdraw the advertisement early if the vacancy is filled before the closing date.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Motivation and drive, Positive attitude, Willing to learn, Good hand to eye co-ordination, Good level of dexterity

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
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