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Salary: £4.81 per annum Position: full_time Location: Caldicot
Posted: Fri Aug 26 2022 09:06:03 GMT+0100 Job Type:permanent

Job Description:

This is 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 for this Apprentice Engineer role is based on the National Apprenticeship rate - £4.81 per hour plus benefits (for the first 12 months, after which the rate is dependent on age).

We will provide the successful applicant 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 this Apprentice Engineer 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, Plant Maintenance, Mechanical, Hydraulic, Powered Access Machinery.


We offer an excellent benefits package:

  • 25 days holidays per year, 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:

  • You will need to have Maths and English GCSE’s grade 4 or above
  • You must have a clear interest and aptitude for practical engineering
  • You will need to demonstrate enthusiasm for the role
  • You must 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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