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Apprentice Engineer

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom
Region: Ops Support
Job Category: Apprentices
Business Unit: Apprentices
Job Type: Full Time (Permanent)
Hours: 07.30 - 16.00


Speedy are the UK’s leading hire provider with the widest range of tools, specialist hire equipment, plant and support services – everything for every job!

Based in Glasgow MSC as an Apprentice Engineer, you will be an important part of depot operations and a key player in keeping the workshop productive meaning equipment is always available for our customers to ensure their experience with us is positive and we continue to be the best hire company in the industry.

You will take part in our structured four year training programme.  During this time you will be trained by our knowledgeable and experienced colleagues along with attending block placements with our college provider.

Programme Overview:

Year 1/2:

  • SVQ Level 2 SCQF 5 in Plant Mechanics

Year 3:

  • SVQ Level 3 SCQF 6 in Plant Mechanics

Year 4:

  • Based in Glasgow MSC full time learning from our experienced engineers and consolidating your skills ready to be signed off as a fully qualified engineer. 

What are we looking for?

We are looking for apprentices who:

  • Are ambitious, driven and willing to learn and develop
  • Are comfortable attending block learning placements at other sites in the country and learning both on the job and in a classroom/practical learning environment
  • Are comfortable from being away from home if asked to travel
  • Have a natural interest in machinery, mechanics and electrics
  • Are comfortable working at height
  • Can be team players
  • Adapt to a fast paced working environment
  • Show good communication skills
  • Ability to support your business unit/team to deliver our ESG Strategy – Decade to Deliver.

We want to help you carve out a successful career at Speedy and we will provide you with all of the skills, knowledge and experience needed to do this. In return we want you to use your skill set to help drive our business forward and contribute to our continuing success as the best hire company in our industry.

**Please note it would be advantageous for you to hold Standard Grades in English and Mathematics.**

What we offer:

  • Life assurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Free onsite parking 
  • Canteen facilities
  • 95% discount across the Speedy brand.
  • My Staff Shop: discounts and offers for shopping etc. across many suppliers. 
  • Green Commute Initiative: Work scheme for cycling 
  • Vita – Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Offers free and confidential support and counselling to help you through matters such as wellbeing, divorce, legal, and financial management.

Please be aware Speedy reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

Please be aware that some roles within The Speedy Group UK&I may require a DBS, Credit or Security Clearance Check. The Speedy Group is an equal opportunity employer where we embrace diversity in all its forms and fostering an inclusive environment for all people to do the best work of their lives with us. 

Link below to our policies in line with our ESG Governance.

All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status. All roles within The Speedy Group require proof of right to work in the UK by the start of employment.