Mechanical Engineering Including CNC Machining Apprentice Desman Engineering Ltd

This is a unique opportunity for a keen, enthusiastic and extremely motivated individual to join a very experienced engineering company based in Blidworth.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Mon to Fri 7.30am – 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    22 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The role will include the following aspects.

  • CNC machining
  • Measuring machines
  • Milling
  • Turning
  • General metal work
  • Engineering design
  • Quality inspection

This very supportive employer wants you to succeed and will be giving you all the necessary tools to do this.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Hard working
  • Attention to detail   

Personal qualities

  • Ideally someone who wants to succeed
  • Wants to work within a successful scheme
  • Ability to work from clear instruction and direction is a must

Qualifications required

Minimum 5 A-C's GCSE (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Desman believe in promoting from within and you will be given every opportunity to grow into a new role.

Things to consider

Must be able to get to employer premises on a daily basis.

About the employer

Desman Engineering Ltd operates from its site at Blidworth, Nottinghamshire, carrying out sub-contract CNC machining and general precision engineering.


Desman Engineering Ltd


Blidworth Ind Park

Burma Road


NG21 0RT

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Training provider

Your apprenticeship will include:

  • Performing Engineering Operations NVQ Level 2
  • Technical Certificate in Engineering
  • Functional Skills Communication (if applicable)
  • Functional Skills Application of Number (if applicable)
  • Functional Skills Information Communication Technology (if applicable)
  • Employment Responsibilities and Rights
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Improving Operational Performance

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Services 2000 Ltd


James Lund 01332 296995

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017