Apprentice Fitter - MEP Hire

  • Vacancy Title
  • Apprentice Fitter - MEP Hire
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • MEP Hire
  • Location
  • Bristol
  • Closing Date
  • 21/05/2021
  • Job Description
  • Why join MEP Hire? Firstly, we are a specialist market leading rental company in the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, & commercial fit-out sectors. But more than that we are big enough to matter but definitely small enough to care. Whether it be customers, suppliers, or our own colleagues, we want to make the difference.

    We aspire to be a business with the right ethos – a balance between delivering outstanding service to customers whilst creating value for our stakeholders including our employees.

    Do you want to make a difference and be part of a successful and growing specialist business and be at the heart of our next period of growth? If you do, we look forward to hearing from you and if your application is successful look forward to working with you to create an even bigger and better business.

    As a division of Vp plc, a group of 6 specialist hire businesses, MEP Hire, hire mechanical, electrical and plumbing equipment alongside the low level access machines.

    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