Apprentice Maintenance Engineer (UPS and Generators)

Powertecnique Ltd

Apprenticeship summary:

PETA Training are proud to be working with Powertecnique, looking to source an exceptional maintenance apprentice for their organisation. This is an exciting role travelling U.K wide learning how to service and maintain a variety of UPS & Generators as part of a team. Eventually you will competently complete work, diagnosing problems when they occur.

Powertecnique are a UK based manufacturer of UPS and diesel generators. The company’s apprenticeship programme is committed to producing a skilled future workforce; our apprentices become part of a well-qualified team with career development opportunities.


  • Travel U.K wide and possible international trips
  • Become competent maintaining Uninterruptable Power Sources (UPS) and Generators.
  • After training you will be inspecting installed units
  • Learn how to complete servicing and planned preventative maintenance
  • Become competent diagnosing faults and conducting repairs in line with company guidelines
  • Once competent you will be attending breakdowns identifying root causes of problems
  • Complete reports identifying all work undertaken
  • Work safely at all times
  • Build and maintain a range of plastic injection mould tools
Other information
  • The company is located on the Segensworth Industrial Estate, you will need to be able get here reliably
  • Complete the 18th Edition qualification in addition to other apprenticeship outcomes
  • This role involves travel and possible overnight stays away.
  • You will need to hold or have plans to achieve a full driving license for this position.
  • You will eventually be on a call out Rota (with enhanced pay)
  • You will be expected to progress and complete all qualifications in your apprenticeship standard, completing a level 3 NVQ post apprenticeship



  • A basic knowledge of electrical and electronics will be advantageous
  • Good basic hand skills and an interest in maintenance is required
  • You will also need good communication skills,
  • A logical approach to problem solving
  • Ambitious with a strong team working ethos
Personal qualities
  • You will have good written and spoken communication skills be punctual, reliable and responsible
  • You will work well as a team member, be able to work effectively with a wide variety of people and be willing to assist when required
  • Well organised, good at planning ahead and can meet deadlines.
  • You will need to be focused and self-motivated
Qualifications required
  • A minimum requirement of 3 GCSE’s at a C grade or above including English and Math’s is required.



  • 20 days paid holiday and 8 statutory days holiday
  • Progression routes within the company for the right candidate
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Staff kitchen and eating area
  • Overtime available
Future prospects
  • Powertecnique want you to become a valued member of their team
  • Support through a level 3 NVQ and site access qualification
  • National and international travel
Training to be provided
  • During the 15 month programme you will be  day released for 13 months to complete a Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (Foundation Competence) at the PETA Ltd Engineering Training Centre in Havant (5 minute walk from Havant Railway Station), consisting of the following units:
  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
  • Using and communicating technical information
  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques
  • Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment
  • Maintaining electrical equipment/systems
  • Assembly and Testing Electronic Circuits
  • You will then pass through a gateway and progress onto the End Point Assessment phase of the programme     

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