Plant Maintenance Apprentice - Grangemouth

Job Reference: AppGr

  • Job Category: Apprenticeships

A-Plant is one of the UK's leading rental equipment companies. A FTSE 100 company which offers superb training opportunities, a supportive working environment and scope for progression, we're an employer of choice too. 

As a Top 100 Employer of apprentices, with over 150 across the UK, A-Plant has an excellent apprenticeship programme which is growing each year and we want you to be part of it!


  • Location: Scotland
  • Closing Date: 31/08/2019
  • Package: £10500

Job overview

We are currently recruiting for Plant Maintenance Apprentices to join us to embark on a 2 year Apprenticeship Programme.

Roles and responsibilities

The apprentice programme combines 'block release' training at Reaseheath College, a specialist facility in Cheshire, with on-the-job training in a Service Centre near your home. You'll usually attend college in two week blocks every three months working towards a plant maintenance qualification. During your time at college you'll recieve travel expenses, accommodation, food and lots of support.

The rest of the year, you'll be a key member of one of our Service Centre teams learning to: 

  • Maintain and repair plant and other large machinery. 
  • Capture and identify machine damage and ensure clear lines of communication are maintained with both manager and customer. 
  • Ensure the workplace and working environment is kept to a high standard and in line with company procedures and processes.
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive service and maintenance records. 
  • Assist work colleagues as and when required. 


Skills required

The right candidate should possess the following skills: 

  • Ability to carry out instructions
  • Adhere to Health & Safety
  • Good Communication and listening skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Must have GCSE Grade 2/Grade E or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English


As well as being part of an award winning apprenticeship team, you will receive: 

  • Starting salary of £10,500
  • Yearly salary increase
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Annual Incentive

A-Plant are an accredited Living Wage Employer.