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Engineering Technician Apprentice

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Number of vacancies:

Company name:
Interfish Ltd

Company location:
Wallsend Industrial Estate Cattedown Road Plymouth PL4 0RW

Salary per week:
Competitive Salary



Working along side skilled engineers, you will learn a varied range of skills needed to become a qualified engineer. Your apprenticeship will cover a wide range of mechanical & electrical skills. You will be involved in tasks such as planned preventive maintenance,motor/gearbox testing and replacement. Bearing replacement and maintenance. Machinery breakdowns and troubleshooting. Various project works. Maintaining and operating a complex processing system. You will also learn to work with refrigeration systems,steam boilers and pneumatic equipment.

Duties Include :

  • Planned maintenance,
  • General breakdowns.
  • Project work,
  • New installations and general duties for smooth running of factory.


This is a Level 2 Apprenticeship programme run in conjunction with City College Plymouth involving:

  • An 18-month day release programme to gain a level 2 technical certificate in Engineering Operations
  • Work-based learning and training to gain a level 2 certificate / diploma in an engineering / manufacturing discipline
  • Extensive on-the-job training with one of our experienced machine setters

On completion of your training, you will be working as a fully qualified member of one of our Sheet Metal Manufacturing teams.

Qualities and skills:

  • Desired skills

    • Mechanical knowledge
    • Good with hands

    Personal qualities

    • Can do attitude
    • Get on well with people
    • Willing to learn

Desired qualifications

  • 4 GCSE’s grade C / 4 or above including maths, English and science


There may be the potential for permanent employment or progression to a higher-level apprenticeship for the right candidate, upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.