Overview

  • £13,501.00

This opportunity is with our Maintenance team. Throughout your apprenticeship you will be trained in a variety of Engineering Skills including PLC’s, welding, machining, electronics, business improvement techniques, and others via both on the job learning, and time at College.

Desired skills

Strong problem-solving skills

Personal qualities

Good communication skills
Attention to detail
Team player

Desired qualifications

GSCE Maths, 6 or A/B or Equivalent

GCSE English, 4 or A-C or Equivalent

Science Based Subject, 4 or A-C or Equivalent

One other subject, 4 or A-C or Equivalent

Future prospects

Trained to full Maintenance Technician level over a 4 year period.

Important Other Information

Following completion of Year 1, trainees will work a 4 shift rotation (x2 12 hour days, x2 12 hour nights, x4 rest days)

As part of the application process you will be required to the undertake a theory and practical assessment

97.4% of our apprentices progressed to employment or further study*.

Destination data for Sunderland College 2019/20, Apprentice completers. 

Why choose Sunderland College?

96% of our apprentices agree that they have the chance to develop new skills at their workplace*.

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

97% of our apprentices agree that their course is helping their skills to get better.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

The college works in partnership with over 600 employers. 

We have over 40 Apprenticeship programmes across a range of career sectors.

Best reasons to choose an apprenticeship

Earn while you learn. What's not to like about earning money while learning on-the-job, and getting relevant qualifications all at the same time.

Wide choice of careers. We are one of the biggest apprenticeship providers in the region and offer over 40 apprenticeship programmes in lots of career sectors.

Get paid.You will earn at least the minimum apprentice wage of £4.30 an hour (from April 2021 – aged 16-18).

Great support. You will get the best of both worlds with support from your employer and college to make sure you achieve and get the best out of your apprenticeship.

Excellent prospects. Starting in the workplace means there is lots of potential for you to progress quickly, giving you a fast track route to career success.

A competitive edge. An apprenticeship will give you the edge when competing for jobs against other well-qualified candidates.

Get hired. The qualifications, skills and experience you gain will look super impressive on your CV and your apprenticeship could even turn into a full time job.

An alternative to university. Higher apprenticeships mean that you can become qualified to degree level and beyond.

Gain skills. Not only will you develop job specific skills, you will gain transferable skills, such as time management, that you can use in other industries and careers.

Real job. You will be doing a real job for a real employer and putting your skills and knowledge into practice will show employers what you are capable of.

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