Engineering Maintenance

Engineering Maintenance

Duration: 4 Years
Available: All Year

Engineering Maintenance is one of the most popular Modern apprenticeships working in a vast range of Industries.

The Job Role

 The Maintenance Engineer is the person responsible for keeping the industries running.  For example if you work within a manufacturing and production industry, then you would be responsible for keeping the production lines running and the manufacturing machinery in top condition. You may also be involved with the installation of new machinery.

If you were woking within the healthcare industry then you may be involved in the installation and maintenance of some vital machinery e.g. MRI scanners or heart monitors. With positions like this you can expect to travel around the country.

You will most likely have both mechanical and electrical diciplines within this apprenticeship

EAL, SQA, SEMTA approved

Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations.

The successful candidate will spend approx 20 weeks here at P & J Training centre where you will complete the 8 units required to gain your Level 2 award.  This will be a mixture of practical tasks and building a portfolio of knowledge including Health & Safety, electrical and mechnical engineering.

You will also attend college, normally on a day release basis for 2 years to gain the minimum of a National Certificate in Electrical Engineering, but for most companies you will also return to college to gain an HNC in Electrical Engineering also.

Level 3

The Level 3 qualification will be delivered in the workplace, where you will work with your chosen mentor learning how to maintain machinery and equipment.  Your employer will select the units for the Level 3 and our assessor from P & J Training will visit approx every 4 weeks to assess your ongoing progress. You will work on a variety of tasks throughout the apprenticeship, always supported by your mentor and P & J Training,  constantly building up your portfolio of evidence and knowledge.  This part of the appretniceship will take approx 3 – 3.5 years to complete

At the end of your training you will be awarded with a Modern Apprenticeship in Engineering Maintenance


Here at P & J we can offer apprenticeship training to any age group, however, we receive a funding contribution from Skills Development Scotland for 16 – 19 year olds and 20 – 24 year olds and now 25+.

The funding amount will vary depending on the age of the apprentice.

Please contact Dee on 01505 323026 or email for information 

Potential candidates should complete our application form and email this, together with a copy of your CV and your school/college qualifications to:-

Potential candidates should have school qualifications to a minimum of National 5 level C and above in the following subjects:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Physics or Chemistry
  • Design & Manufacture or Graphic Communication
  • Plus a practical subject e.g. Engineering Skills, Woodwork etc.