South Staffordshire College

Apprentice Workshop Mechanic – Buxtons Ltd (13/10/2017)

Closing Date: Fri 13th October 2017
Salary: £140.00
Category: ApprenticeVacancy

Vacancy Description:  The successful applicant will be involved in all aspects of servicing and repairing garden machinery.

Duties to include:

  • Assembling machinery
  • Testing machinery
  • Cleaning and maintaining the machinery in preparation for repairs
  • Beginning to repair machinery under supervision.

Vacancy Title: Apprentice Workshop Mechanic

Employer: Buxtons Ltd

Employer Description: Buxtons is a family business which has been established for over 50 years. We specialise in both the retail, and repair of Horticultural and Forestry machinery, and strive to offer a high-quality service to our customers.

Vacancy Location:

Coppice House

Teddesley Coppice


 ST19 5RP

Working Week: Monday – Friday (40 hours per week)


  • Level 2 Diploma in Landbased Engineering
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT (if required)

Vacancy Type: Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Duration: 3 years


  • We are looking for someone with passion for engineering, who enjoys stripping down machinery to understand mechanisms and how things function
  • Inquisitive
  • Responsible
  • High levels of attention to detail
  • Exceptional time keeping
  • Presentable
  • Willing to learn

Qualifications: Candidates will ideally hold GCSE grades A*-C (4-9) in Maths, English and ICT – or equivalent qualifications.

Skills Required:

  • Quick learner
  • Mechanically minded
  • Ability to maintain a good work environment
  • Candidates must be confident with numbers and have a good standard of literacy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player

Future Prospects: To be decided upon completion of the apprenticeship programme.

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