Nestle UK Ltd

Food & Drink Engineering Maintenance Apprenticeship - Staverton x 2 positions


Are you methodical, forward-thinking and keen to learn a wide range of electrical and mechanical engineering skills alongside experts? Nestlé’s Engineering Apprenticeship is a fantastic opportunity to learn, develop and progress as part of a dedicated team in one of our factories, working with some of the world’s biggest and most-loved brands.

Salary: £17,085.00

You’ll be learning in the real-world of work as well as in the classroom. Developing some big career skills from the world’s largest food and drink manufacturer! You’re going to be working hard, so you deserve to be rewarded for it.

Duties may include but wouldn’t be limited to:

  • Developing skills in mechanical fitting
  • Turning
  • Welding
  • Isolation
  • Problem solving
  • Planned maintenance
  • Root cause analysis and coaching others

The training you will be getting

Our programme lasts four years and mixes block release college studies with real on the job work experience in a range of different electrical and mechanical engineering technologies, to provide extensive learning and application opportunities.

You will study the Level 3 Food & Drink Engineering Maintenance Apprenticeship standard alongside other Nestlé Engineering Apprentices from around the UK, on block release at North West Training Council in Liverpool. This standard includes a Level 3 Diploma in Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We are looking to set you up for an exciting and varied career at Nestlé with extensive opportunities to continue your learning and development following completion of your Apprenticeship.

Our previous apprentices have gone from Technician roles to become Engineering Specialists, Maintenance Managers, Project Engineers and Engineering Managers looking after teams of people and multi-million pound budgets.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Initiative, Ambitious


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 9 – 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 – 4) Essential


Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Food and drink maintenance engineer
Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Internship Application Dates

  • Date posted: 14/12/2023
  • Applications available until: Thursday February 29th, 2024

Internship Location Details

Nestle UK Ltd
BA14 6PG