Apprentice Engineer - AJ Access

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 667733493-2
  • Date Posted: 25 July 2022
  • Apprentice Employer: AFI Group of companies
  • Location: Caldicot, Gwent
  • Apprentice Pay: £4.81 Per Hour
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Health and Safety, Information Technology
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

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.