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Apprentice Hydraulics Technician

Poclain Hydraulics

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£200 per week
8:30am - 5:00pm Mon-Thur 8:30am - 4:30pm Fri 1 hour lunch
Engineering Technician
Duration of Apprenticeship:
4 Years
Start Date:
Role Description

Role Description:

An excellent opportunity has become available for an individual to join a world leading specialist in hydrostatic transmissions.

By joining our repair workshop for hydraulic components, you will be accompanied in your learning by highly skilled technicians. They will pass on their knowledge and know-how to you in the following areas:

  • Diagnostics of defective hydraulic components, replace and repair when required and return to usable conditions after testing, painting, etc.
  • Using hand tools
  • Grinding
  • Welding

All PPE will be supplied

Later in your learning process, you will also have the opportunity to handle some customer relationship: Quoting repairs, planning and ensuring repair traceability through our IT RMA (return merchandise authorization) software.

At the end of these 4 years of learning, you will become an experienced hydraulic technician.

Desired skills

You will need to be able to demonstrate:

  • An aptitude for this type of work.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Planning.
  • IT skills.
  • Strong mathematics.


Personal qualities

It is essential you are:

  • Focused.
  • Motivated.
  • Keen to learn.
  • A team player.


Desired Qualifications

  • GCSE Grade C/4 and above or equivalent in Maths, Science and English would be ideal but not essential, if candidate can demonstrate other relevant levels of learning. 
Future Prospects

Future Prospects:

Poclain are keen to develop their own engineers for the future and would like the successful candidate to be a part of this.

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Poclain Hydraulics
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