Engineering Technician (Production Engineering) Apprentice

Global Marine-EP38876-ENG

Apprenticeship summary:

PETA Ltd are looking to source an exceptional Engineering Technican Apprentice for our client, Global Marine. You will be learning about all aspects of Global Marines business, designing containment for new tooling as well as looking at the reliability of systems and processes identifying inconsistencies to prevent production delays. 

You will also be identifying processes for improvement and promoting best practice for improving manufacturing.

As an engineering technician apprentice this programme forms part of your companies succession planning for the future. The company will support your personal and professional development. You will be trained, supported and monitored throughout the process.

Training to be provided

Throughout the duration of the engineering technician apprenticeship you will be required to attend PETA’s Havant training center for off-the-job training.  This will start as 18 months of day release when you will complete your foundation skills training.

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
  • Using and communicating technical information
  • Producing CAD models (drawings) using a CAD system
  • Conducting business improvement activities
  • General machining, fitting and assembly applications
  • Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment
  • Maintaining electrical equipment/systems
  • Assembling and testing electronic circuits
  • General welding applications

You will then pass through the foundation Gateway to complete your skills engineering technician development training in years 2 - 4 with your employer. Your Level 3 development programme will include:

  • Level 3 Advanced Engineering (Development Competence) delivered in the workplace by your PETA Job Coach, and day release for 24 months to complete a Level 3 Btec technical certificate.

Overall duration 48 months.

About the role

  • Learn about all aspects of Global Marine’s business, from the shopfloor activities to how the business is managed
  • Learn how to use the specialist software to design tool enclosures suitable for international transport
  • As an engineering technician you will be working as part of a team providing support and expertise in all areas of engineering
  • This engineering technican apprenticeship is designed to offer stretch and progression
  • Once you have gained the required experience you will be proactive in finding solutions to problems and identifying areas for improvement.
  • As an engineering technician you will eventually be able to work with minimum supervision, taking responsibility for the quality, accuracy and timely delivery of the work you undertake


  • Auto-enrolled into the company pension scheme after qualification period
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free parking on site
  • Onsite restroom with kitchen facilities


Monday - Thursday 07:45 - 16:15, Friday 08:00 - 12:00 (36 hours per week)

Essential skills

  • 5 GCSE's at grade C or above (or equivalents) to include Maths and English are essential.
  • Your motivation, drive and focus are the assets that will be best appreciated.
  • You will possess good communication skills with the ability to communicate with peers and management
  • You will need to be open minded and willing to develop your knowledge and skills to support your future development
  • Have good numerical, logical, organisational and analytical skills

Desirable skills

  • You will be IT literate
  • You will be ojective, using factual information and data to make decsions
  • You will be organised and work in a tidy, professional manner
  • Have an excellent attention to detail
  • Your logical approach to problem solving will enable you to perform to make a good contribution to all aspects of the job
  • You will possess good interpersonal and written writing skills

About the company

Global Marine provides engineering and underwater services in response to the subsea cable installation, maintenance and burial requirements of their customers around the world. We work with telecommunications, offshore renewables as well as oil & gas and deep-sea research industries. We have a strong track record in training and developing apprentices, we are now based in a brand new facility in Havant. We are people focused and want you to become part of our very capable team of engineers. We will support your development and ensure you reach your full potential.