Steinsvik Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeships Are Now Live!

We are delighted to inform our young people that large  scale company, Steinsvik are now recruiting for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering apprentices! This is a great opportunity as successful applicants receive on the job training whilst being paid and studying for a qualification through Inverness College, part of UHI (University of the Highlands and Islands).

The Apprenticeship Programme

Steinsvik has considerable competence and experience in delivering products and technical solutions to the Aquaculture industry. We have more than 60 years of experience in developing innovative and robust solutions that will withstand the rigors of time.

We have offices all around the world; Norway, Scotland, Chile, Vietnam, Canada, Oceania, Spain, Iceland and Turkey. We are also represented on the Faroe Islands.


  • £10,500 to £20,000 per year
  • Fort William, Full-time (40 Hours)
  • Inverness College/UHI  studying SCQF level 5 & 6

This is a four year, nationally recognised, Modern Apprenticeship in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering leading to a fully documented statement of practical learning and experience from the company and an academic qualification at HNC/HND level through Inverness College/UHI. Skill and knowledge is gained through maintenance, repair and overhaul of the company’s equipment currently within the UK and Ireland Aquaculture industry, including involvement in numerous team and individual projects.

The position demands a high level of customer service and support, therefore constructive enthusiasm, self motivation and innovative ideas are a requirement. Steinsvik, UK pride ourselves on flexibility, creativity and support and should the need arise, the undertaking of any duty within the trainee’s capabilities will be expected.

What will I learn?

The broad skill base covers heavy and light fabrication, machining, alternating and direct electrics, network and IP configuration, internal combustion engines, hydraulics,pneumatics, welding and metal joining, plumbing and pipework, materials handling and plant operation.

In addition to the formal training element, company organisation and administration, specialist aquaculture knowledge and personnel management will be experienced by association.

Steinsvik Technicians are some of the best in the industry and we’re looking to add to the team!

What qualification or qualities are required?

The qualifications needed are 3 passes at National Level 5 including Maths, English and a Science or Technology subject.

How do I apply?

Applications can be made through or contact email address if applicants wish to know more information about the advertised positions. The closing date for applications is the 17th July.

For more information about learning and earning to get the skills you need for a successful career through a variety of opportunities available through Foundation, Modern and Graduate Apprenticeships, let us know and we can help you.
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