Apprentice Land Based Service Engineer

  • Croydon
  • £19,750.00
  • London Borough of Croydon
  • 35-40 hours per week


Croydon is on the cusp of an unprecedented period of growth and revitalisation. The next five years will see over £3bn investment in the Borough, which will transform Croydon into a world class destination. Across the Borough, up to 9,500 new homes will be built, whilst a major public realm improvement programme and innovative high streets investment schemes will revitalise our vibrant local centres. The aim is simple – to create a series of places where people want to be. This is your opportunity to be at the heart of this exciting time, developing and delivering projects which will transform the borough.



This is a busy and fast paced frontline team where your ability to be flexible and prioritise will be a welcomed asset. We maintain all power tools and machinery for the Grounds maintenance fleet.


You will be working towards a L2 Land-based Service Engineer qualification


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Keeping the workshop  and tools clean and tidy
  • Day-to day support of the workshop foreman
  • Maintaining the cleansing of vehicles and machinery
  • Basic servicing inclusive of oil changes and filters
  • Fault diagnosis
  • Damage repairs and safety checks.
  • Contributing to the preparation and delivery of any project work appropriate to the team and service
  • Minor administrative duties to support the workshop foreman  


Education and Skills

  • 5 A-C GCSEs, including English and Maths
  • Eager to learn and enthusiastic
  • Good IT skills
  • Uses their initiative
  • Confident in communicating with a variety of people both verbally and in writing
  • Good organisation and time management skills 


As well as becoming qualified in your chosen area, you will receive a London Living Wage salary of £19,750 per annum, which is one of the best apprenticeship salaries in London! 


For further information, please apply below and a member of the time will be in touch! 


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Please note, you will be required to travel to Plumpton College once per week to complete your academic study. 


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