Apprentice CNC Operator / Programmer Gwr Precision Limited

Apprentice required to learn how to operate and program CNC machines.

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Closing date: 25 Oct 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

    9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    23 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Apprentice required to learn the following:

  • Milling 
  • Turning
  • Bench Fitting
  • CNC Operating
  • CNC Programming
  • Quality Assurance
  • Stock Control
  • Adhering to Health and Safety procedures

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic engineering knowledge preferred
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Good written and verbal communications
  • Able to work independently and with others

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn and commit to the apprenticeship training
  • Punctual
  • Reliable

Qualifications required

GCSE grades A-C in English, Maths and ICT

Future prospects

To become a fully qualified CNC programmer

Things to consider

Training will include two days per week at In-Comm Training Academy, Shrewsbury, and three days per week at the company.

About the employer

GWR Precision Limited is a manufacturer of special fasteners and precision components to customer drawings. The company manufactures from various materials such a stainless steel, brass, aluminium, PTFE, Peek, Phosphor Bronze, Copper, High Tensile and more.


Gwr Precision Limited


Weston Farm

Weston Lane


SY10 9ER

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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 in Performing Engineering Operations
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Engineering
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths (if required)

Apprenticeship framework

Improving Operational Performance

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by IN-COMM TRAINING ACADEMY SHROPSHIRE LIMITED


Ruth Westwood 07884 990532

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Closing date: 25 Oct 2017