Apprenticeship Scheme
Preston

Apprentice - Domestic Service Engineer

Ref: 458| Posted: 11th May 2022

Domestic Service Engineer – APPRENTICE (Level 3)

Preston

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Would you like to become a heating engineer of the future?

Baxi Heating is a leading provider of environmentally friendly and efficient heating solutions across a range of leading domestic and commercial brands. We have over 150 years of experience, pride ourselves on our values and strive for earning lifetime loyalty with our customers. 

Join us as we support the energy transition towards a zero-carbon economy!

This service engineer training apprenticeship gives you the opportunity to learn from experienced heating engineers in the field alongside studying for your Gas Engineering Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard at college.

As part of your Apprenticeship, you will:

  • Complete the full range of gas and electrical related tasks associated with the repair, service, and maintenance of Baxi products. 
  • Attend in-house, college and engineer accompaniment training as and when required.  
  • Provide feedback by the completion of a logbook on a weekly basis, listing the main duties carried out.
  • Develop good working relationships with colleagues and support them when required  

Training  

The successful Apprentices will complete Level 3 apprenticeship over 2 years and be expected to attend college on a block release basis (a minimum of 17 weeks residential training in Birmingham and other locations in the first year) and complete all work required for the qualification below to agreed timescales:  

  • Gas Engineering Standard – Gas Foundation 
  • On successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, become part of a Career Development Pathway.

Responsibilities 

  • To act as an ambassador for Baxi Heating UK at all times 
  • To comply with the Health and Safety Policy and procedures and draw to their manager’s attention any unsafe working practice/conditions
  • To comply with the Information Security Policy.
  • To comply with the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy at all times 

 

Skills, Knowledge & Education Required:

  • A positive attitude! 
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills 
  • The ability to listen and follow instructions from your peers
  • Good practical skills 
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to work 
  • Must have a minimum Grade C GCSE or Grade 4 in both Maths and English with Science desirable
  • The apprenticeship requires you to travel throughout its duration – so ability to travel and stay away from home is essential.
  • Ideally you will have a driving licence, but this is not essential.

We offer 1st year salary £10,004.81 (£192 per week) with the 2nd year salary based on national minimum wage working on a 40-hour week. 25 days holiday per annum not including UK bank holidays. We also offer a contributory pension and sick pay schemes, staff discounts and more.

Does this sound like you? Then we would love to hear from you!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

Closing Date: Friday 10th June 2022 - please note we may close earlier if application volumes are high 

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