Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship

  • Company: Forterra
  • Category: Electrical, Mechanical, Engineering
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  • Apprenticeship: Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship
  • Apprenticeship Type: Advanced Apprenticeship
  • Location: Heath Road, Bagworth, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 1DL
  • Start date: 10 Sep 2018
  • Salary: £175 Per Week
  • Deadline: 31 Aug 2018
  • Ref no.: Forterra Des MS


Forterra has an extensive network of 17 manufacturing facilities in the UK, employing approximately 1,600 people.

They are a leading manufacturer of a diverse and trusted range of concrete and clay building products used extensively within the construction sector, with instantly recognisable brands such as Thermalite blocks, London Brick, Ecostock, Cradley, Formpave and Jetfloor.

Their product range comprises of clay bricks, Thermalite blocks, aggregate blocks, Red Bank chimney, roofing and flue systems, precast concrete and flooring products and Formpave permeable paving.

Forterra represents exactly what they do and have always done. Their purpose is to manufacture products that are the essential to the nation’s construction sector, helping our customers build with ease and confidence. Moreover, they continue to lead their industry in terms of standards and safety.


They are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their team in Coalville in the position of Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer Apprentice.


This is a fantastic opportunity, with yearly salary increases, to work towards becoming a fully skilled tradesperson, able to work to the highest standard of safety and skill achievable. 

The Role

Including but not limited to:

  • Ensuring the efficient and safe working of the plant by utilizing the skills taught during your training

  • Carrying out preventative maintenance daily and installation of new equipment as required.

  • Responding to and acting upon the fault report system.

Training to be provided

You will attend EEF, in Birmingham during year first year learning the practical engineering skills on a residential basis.  You will also work towards your BTEC level 3, which will include block release to EEF in year two.  During your third and fourth year you will be back in company full time working towards your NVQ level 3 with support from Forterra and your EEF Training Advisor.

The residential option will involve staying in a hotel, with access to their facilities from Monday to Friday, that is organised and funded by EEF and Forterra. Rest assured, we have a 24 hour emergency line and we work in partnership with the hotel to ensure upmost safeguarding and security for all of our students.




  • 3 GCSE’s (or equivalent) including Maths and English grades A* (9) – C (4)

  • Good communication skills

  • Willingness and ability to work under own initiative or as part of a team.


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