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Apprentice Workshop Technician

FEPS Faculty Admin

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £21,630 to £24,285 per annum
Fixed Term
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 29 January 2023
Reference:  093122

We are recruiting for a Mechanical Workshop Apprentice to join our organisation. You will be working within the Engineering Workshop of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Surrey. You will carry out a range of engineering operations which could include ensuring machines and equipment used are maintained and serviceable, dealing with breakdowns, restoring components and systems to serviceable condition by repair and replacement and operating a variety of machines.

The role is working Monday to Friday 37 hours per week. You will be studying towards a two-year programme aligned with the Institute for Apprenticeships Engineering manufacturing technician Level 4 standard at East Surrey College, during which you will complete an HNC qualification in Mechanical Engineering. The successful candidate will have qualifications that meet the entry requirements for a level 4 qualification in Mechanical Engineering. This role offers a starting salary of £21,630, therefore offers the opportunity to earn whilst you learn.

The University of Surrey signed the Technician Commitment led by the Science Council, to ensure greater visibility, recognition, career development and sustainability for technicians across all disciplines. This position will provide opportunities to work alongside an experienced technical team, attend research seminars and build professional contacts across the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

The HNC will start in September 2023, but we are happy for the successful candidate to start before this date if they meet the entry requirements.

For more information contact Steve Bower, Workshop Manager, by phone 01483 686103, or email

Please submit a CV and covering letter with your application.


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In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






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