Apprentice Engineering Fitter – Mechanical

Avrenim Facilities Management Ltd

We are looking for an enthusiastic, customer focused apprentice to join the Facilities Estates and Engineering team. This is an exciting opportunity for you to take the first steps in your career in our Company.

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Weekly wage

£163.13 - £307.88

Total hours per week

37.5 hours

Expected duration

4 years

Possible start date

09 Sep 2019


Working alongside experienced and qualified staff you will learn  all aspects of Mechanical Maintenance.

Working under supervision you will work towards being responsible for the following tasks:

  • Carry out checks and maintenance as outlined within the PPM (Planned, Preventative Maintenance) scheme
  • Be reactive to and carry out repair on breakdown
  • Monitor and interpret data to support efficiency of Machinery
  • Use internal computer systems to log, track and update allocated job dockets
  • Fault diagnosis and repair on engineering systems & Equipment (motors, bearing, pumps etc)
  • Conduct servicing of equipment including repair & replacement
  • Work to understand and implement Business Improvement Techniques
  • Carry out reasonable instructions from Lead Engineers or Senior Managers

Working week

Monday - Friday 8.00AM – 4.30PM.

37.5 hour per week

Date posted

11 Jun 2019

Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship


1 available

Requirements and prospects


The ideal candidate would be:

  • Practically minded
  • Have good technical awareness
  • Have a ‘practical’ approach with good dexterity
  • Relish the challenge of physical work
  • Have a good work ethic
  • Strong focus on working safely Work in confined spaces
  • Good communication skills to liaise with both colleagues, customers and visitors


  • 5 GCSE grades C/4 or equivalent inc English, Science, C/5 maths

Personal Qualities

  • Problem solver
  • Enthusiastic with a desire to listen, learn, ask questions and be prepared to take on constructive feedback
  • Ability to work well as part of a team, showing respect for others and listen to instructions from others
  • Practical and logical with a desire for problem solving
  • Physically fit and able to climb ladders
  • Ability to prioritise work/tasks
  • Able to follow processes and adhere to instructions
  • Having a good, positive, can do attitude
  • Personable, enthusiastic and trustworthy with integrity and respect for colleagues and customers
  • A willingness to learn
  • Good attention to detail
  • Possibly have a hobby/interest in fixing/tinkering with mechanical devices/bikes/machines etc.
  • Ability to work at heights and in confined spaces
  • Access to own transport would be an advantage

Future Prospects

  • Apprenticeship may lead to permanent employment
  • Further in-house and external training and development available
  • Potential L4 / HNC may be an option for the right candidate

About the employer

Avrenim Facilities Management was incorporated primarily to ensure continuation of Estate maintenance and service for the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospitals following the collapse of Carillion in January 2018.

We deliver integrated facilities management & Project Management services that enable organisations to operate their buildings efficiently, competitively and compliantly. As we operate as a traditional main contractor, we remove the headache caused by managing multiple contractors. Our approach allows you to focus on your own core business.

We work closely with you to understand your property requirements and your company culture. By doing this, we not only develop the right service model for your business, but also achieve customer service excellence through our thorough understanding of your organisation’s values and the demands put upon it.


Avrenim Facilities Management Ltd


Prescot Street
L7 8YE

Training provider

Advanced Engineering Apprenticeships normally last four years during which time you will attend our Training Centre on block release moving to day release basis for basic training and Further Education.

The remainder of your time will be spent with your employer, training in Engineering.

NWTC will monitor your Apprenticeship on a regular basis to ensure you achieve the standards required including core skills, knowledge and occupational behaviours in preparation for End point assessment.

Training framework

Engineering Fitter

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North West Training Council


Sarah Lavery

Application instructions

Application closing date: 30 Jun 2019

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