Apprentice Fitter - Brandon Hire Station

  • Vacancy Title
  • Apprentice Fitter - Brandon Hire Station
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Brandon Hire Station
  • Location
  • Hull
  • Closing Date
  • 21/05/2021
  • Job Description
  • Attracting the best people supports our aims of exceeding our customers’ expectations and enhancing shareholder value.

    Our continued business success is reliant upon the skills, talent and commitment of our workforce. As well as developing and promoting talent from within the business, our recruitment practices are designed to attract the very best from the pool of available talent.

    Brandon Hire Station offers the youngest hire fleet in the industry with a wide range of high quality supporting equipment to a broad customer base both regionally and nationally. Recognised as experts in our field, we have a growing portfolio of satisfied customers, many of whom are market leaders and household names in their own right.

    We are committed to continuous improvement, dedicated to excellent customer service and stimulate those who enjoy working in a fast-paced, team-orientated environment.

    Land-Based Service Engineer Level 3 Apprenticeship Duration: 3 years

    Qualifications Required – A minimum of Grade 4 in both GCSE Maths and English Language

    Achieve your career goals on our Apprenticeship programme

    You will receive competitive pay, along with on-the-job training and development at college leading to a nationally recognised qualification.

    Your Apprenticeship will last 3 years and will look like the following:

    In Year 1 you will undertake basic tasks such as inspecting plant machinery with your line manager guiding you through this. You will attend a Myerscough College in the north-west of England on block release for a total of 16 weeks staying away from home. Don’t worry about the costs of your travel and accommodation as this will be taken care of for you.

    In Year 2 you will build upon what you learnt in Year 1. You will diagnose faults and repair and service plant machinery. During Year 2 you will attend college for 10 weeks, requiring you to stay away from home.

    Year 3 will see you have more responsibility where you will advise on repairs to plant machinery returned by customers. You will be able to diagnose complex faults with plant machinery. During Year 3 you will attend college for 10 weeks, requiring you to stay away from home.

    What we are looking for:


    • Good communication skills
    • The ability to work well within a team
    • Any relevant work experience
    • A genuine interest in plant maintenance
    • A covering letter describing yourself and telling us why you are interested in our Apprenticeship programme


    Closing Date: Applications are open until Friday 21st May 2021