About the role

The Role

GAP Group Apprentices are a key in ensuring our Depots have the right level of expertise, today, tomorrow and in future.

As an Apprentice you will be enrolled in a blended learning programme where you will gain an NVQ Level 3 in Plant Maintenance through a mixture of on the job experience and block release training through a leading college.

Our Apprenticeship Programme covers all the essential skills and principles you will need to become a Plant Mechanic and you’ll learn how to service and repair machines and equipment, including replacing parts and checking and calibrating instruments. You’ll also study everything from basic engineering skills to the latest technological advancements in electro-hydraulics and computerised control systems.

About You

Our Apprenticeship Programme allows you to earn as you learn:

Apprentices under 18 joining our programme you will be required to work a maximum of 39 hours per week with a starting salary of £11,000 per annum.

Apprentices over 18 joining our programme you will be required to work a maximum of 42.5 hours per week with a starting salary of £12,000 per annum.

After successful completion of Year 1 you will automatically be placed on the National Minimum Wage rate for your age group.
To apply for the GAP Group Apprenticeship Programme, you will need to demonstrate the following:

o4 National 4s or above
oA keen interest in Plant Technology
oHigh level of attention to detail and accuracy
oGood communication skills

About Us

GAP Group believe in rewarding their employees for their hard work and commitment, and offer the following benefits:

oBi-annual bonus scheme
oOvertime at an enhanced rate
oStaff social fund (money for team building exercises and social events)
oLoyalty holidays
oOption to buy/sell holidays
o22 days plus bank holidays
oContributory pension
oProgression opportunities within the business
oHealth & Wellness (annual flu jab, free eyesight tests etc.)
oCycle to work scheme

GAP Hire Solutions is the UK’s leading independent equipment hire provider with 10 different divisions offering a vast range of equipment including diggers, dumpers and small hand tools with a large customer base in the construction, utilities and infrastructure sectors.

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