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Salary: £4.81 per hour Position: full_time Location: Winchester
Posted: Wed Nov 16 2022 11:23:24 GMT+0000 Job Type:permanent

Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join one of the fastest growing Powered Access companies in the UK as an Apprentice Engineer and start on the path to a successful and rewarding engineering career.

Salary is based on the National Apprenticeship rate of £4.81 per hour plus benefits (for the first 12 months, after which the rate is dependent on age).

We will provide the successful Apprentice Engineer with a structured programme of training, both within our workshops and externally through a college, leading to valuable NVQ qualifications. Applicants will be required to sit a short Maths and English entrance test to qualify for college. 

About the role:

  • 3-year apprenticeship
  • Work towards NVQ Level 3 in Plant Maintenance
  • Valuable practical experience in an industry where qualified engineers are in demand
  • Work with Mechanical and Electro / Hydraulic systems
  • Servicing and maintaining an expanding hire fleet of modern truck-mounted powered access machinery

We would welcome applications for this Apprentice Engineer role from candidates with the following skills: Maths GCSE, English GCSE, Grade 4, engineering, trainee, apprentice, engineer.

Benefits

We offer an excellent benefits package:

  • 23 days holidays per year rising to 25, plus statutory holidays
  • Inclusion in a profit share scheme
  • An auto-enrolment pension scheme with employer contributions (from aged 22, but voluntary enrolment can be made before this age. Opt-out available)
  • Death-in-Service benefit of 2 x salary
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • AFI Rewards (shopping discounts)
  • £100 Christmas bonus

In addition, we have invested in an excellent induction programme and staff training (we currently hold an Investors in People award).

Essential Skills:

To be successful as an Apprentice Engineer, you will need:

  • to have Maths and English GCSE’s Grade 4 or above
  • have a clear interest and aptitude for practical engineering
  • to demonstrate enthusiasm for the role
  • to be able to work well under pressure and take instruction well

About Company:

AFI Group is a leading provider of access solutions, from the hire and purchase of access equipment, to accredited training and service / maintenance of machines. With a current network of 21 hire locations across the UK, AFI has a strong emphasis on Health and Safety and is proud to hold various accreditations (ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO45001, 5* Achilles BuildingConfidence, Gold RoSPA award – to name a few).

Please note that we operate a 2-stage interview process and online testing to screen candidates.

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