Engineer Apprentice

Port of Tyne Authority
To undergo a comprehensive training and development plan and assist the Port Engineering Maintenance team on all aspects of work. Including but not exclusive to all Elect/Mech Services, Systems, Plant and Equipment (Planned and Breakdown)Apply for this apprenticeship by following this link:
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Apprenticeship Summary

Annual Wage
Working Week
Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm Total hours per week: 37.5 hours a week
Expected Duration
48 Months
Possible Start Date
Apprenticeship Level
Advanced Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
  • Undergo an initial training program on general engineering skills
  • Comply to/and ensure all HSE requirements are followed and work safe at all times
  • Ensure any tasks given are delivered in a safe and timely manner
  • Carrying out planned and reactive work to the Port’s plant, equipment, infrastructure, marine assets and buildings
  • Diagnosing and repairing faults, on electrical and mechanical installations, plant, engineering systems, and equipment in accordance with current regulations and guidance
  • Recording works carried out, to include updating the computerised maintenance management system as required
  • Keeping the workshop safe and tidy
  • Operating plant and equipment, including portal, mobile and gantry cranes, Tugmaster terminal tractors and skid-steer wheeled loaders for maintenance purposes only
  • Support any department initiatives as/when requested
  • Compiling lists for the ordering of installation materials and spare parts
  • Liaising with and providing technical support to contractors as required
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Within the Level 3 Engineering Technician Standard you will be working towards the product design and development pathway

After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)

After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) Product Design and Development Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
• Potential full-time position available upon completion of apprenticeship

Requirements and Prospects

Desired Skills and Personal Qualities
• Attention to detail • Communication skills • Initiative • Organisation skills • Problem solving skills • Team working
• GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) essential • GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) essential
Things To Consider

About The Employer

Our mission is to create a vibrant and sustainable Port of Tyne contributing to the growth of the economy and to hand on the Port in a better condition to future generations. Our vision is to be the UK’s safest, most progressive customer-focused and environmentally sustainable port, and a great place to work. Our values reflect the culture of our company and are the guiding principles for how we do business, they are to be Open, Excellent, Respectful and Responsible.
• Maritime House • Tyne Dock • South Shields • NE34 9PT

About The Trainer

Zenith Training is a North East based Training Provider, located in South Shields. We offer training solutions to organisations and individuals, to help them grow.

At our core we’re passionate about the work we do to help people. Because of that we’ve gained a highly regarded personal and hardworking reputation.

We pair that approach with expert training consultants, our in depth knowledge of the North East training funding marketplace and the latest in educational thinking, to supply and deliver tailored solutions across all sectors!


201 Business Works, Henry Robson Way, South Shields NE33 1RF

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