With the entire site being an intricate mass of valves, towers, exchanges and pipes, you’ll enjoy the challenges that’ll enhance your practical skills.


As a machinery apprentice you will learn about a vast array of equipment, such as; pumps, compressors, turbines, and site specific specialised equipment from highly experienced technicians.

You will begin to develop your knowledge in traditional engineering in a hands on environment that will be the stepping stone to a career in this sought after profession.


This is one of the key aspects of the successful operation of our site. It is equipment reliability that has led to Fawley refinery being one of the most productive in the U.K.

During your time as an apprentice, you will learn to analyse failure modes, identify the root cause and help develop and implement solutions to prevent repeat failures. You will also learn how to use cutting edge technology to set up our machinery within precise tolerances so that they run at their best.