Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship (ref. APP23PDB)

Join us at Aggregate Industries and whichever site you join you’ll be given hands-on support and mentorship from day one allowing you to reach your potential and thrive.

This is not only a chance to learn, develop and get qualified but you also start earning a salary from the day you start with us. Learn from the best and set yourself up for a successful career with an innovative and dynamic organisation. 

Apply today, and succeed tomorrow.

About the employer

Aggregate Industries, part of the global Holcim Group, is a leading supplier of sustainable construction materials to building and construction customers. With over 4,000 employees across the UK and Northern Europe, we’re committed to helping create a better built environment.

We produce and supply a wide range of construction materials including aggregates, cement, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. We also manufacture, import and supply cementitious materials and offer a national road surfacing and contracting service.

We’re also the 2022 winners of the Top Employer Awards for Mental Health. 

Vacancy description

Aggregate Industries Engineering Apprenticeship offers numerous structured development paths. This position is within our Asphalt division. During the Apprenticeship you’ll complete a Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance, but the learning doesn’t stop there. Throughout the apprenticeship you’re given the opportunity to expand your skill set by attending various courses organised by the Company’s Learning and Development Team.

Whilst on site you’ll be given a tailored training plan to work through, supported by both your allocated Mentor and your Manager. On a day to day basis you’ll be given greater exposure to your division and the roles of your team members. Our overarching Company value is Health and Safety (H&S) and to assist you in understanding this value, we require our apprentices to complete a number of H&S related courses.

During your apprenticeship you’ll be working with a team of mechanical fitters, your duties will include learning how to operate and maintain the following equipment:

  • Hydraulic Press;
  • Pneumatic circuits;
  • Electrical Circuits;
  • Weigh batch systems;
  • Compressors;
  • Conveyors;
  • Silos;
  • Packaging systems;
  • Block splitters;
  • Handling systems;
  • Welding equipment;
  • Gas cutting equipment.
  • Required Qualifications:

    Our minimum entry requirements are:

  • 5 GCSEs Grade A*- D or 3-9, including Mathematics, English Language and Science.
  • Applicants must have the right to work in the UK. Aggregate Industries does not offer visa sponsorship for apprenticeship roles. 

    Future prospects

    After completion of the 4 year Engineering Apprenticeship, there are a number of options you may choose to pursue including:

  • A career as a fitter;
  • Or, given the size and scope of our Company, an exciting career in another division/department.
  • What’s on offer?

  • A huge focus on Health & Safety;
  • Career development, training and progression opportunities;
  • An inclusive and people focused culture;
  • Opportunities to collaborate with a wide and varied number of functions across the business and ability to learn new skills;
  • A dynamic working environment offering attractive working conditions;
  • We’re a leader in innovative and sustainable construction solutions, ideal for anyone with an interest in the environment.
  • For more information about our Company benefits, visit


    We’re committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You’ll receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

    For more information about what inclusion means to us at Aggregate Industries, visit

    If you require any reasonable adjustments made to our recruitment process to enable you to be considered equally for this job opportunity, please let us know at 

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