Production Engineering Apprentice Nicholsons Sealing Technologies Ltd

Exciting opportunity to join a Production Engineering Department within a global specialist manufacturing components for aerospace, automotive & power generation sectors.

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Closing date: 27 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon- Thurs 8-5 Fri-8-1:10

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    48 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    31 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

  • Full training will be given on all aspects of Production Engineering/Tool making. 
  • Use a mixture of manual & CNC equipment, use of measuring equipment. 
  • Reading and interpretation of engineering drawings. 
  • Assembling and disassembling of press and rolling tools. 
  • Diagnosing tooling faults and an introduction to CAD/CAM. 
  • Working within the companies Quality and Health & Safety Standards.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Communication and organisation skills.
  • Good level of IT Skills
  • Manual Dexterity, good hand and eye coordination
  • Attention to detail and ability to remain focused on the tasks

Personal qualities

  • Good level of timekeeping and attendance.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • You will need to be able to work as part of a busy team and use your own initiative in a busy area.

Qualifications required

A* to C grades or equivalent at GCSE in the following subjects: Maths, English, Science, IT and one other. Engineering/Mechanical experience would be an advantage.

Future prospects

Progression route for those candidates who show potential for future development.

Things to consider

Start time is 8am you need to ensure you can get to Greencroft Industrial Park on time.

Please do not apply if you do not live within travelling distance.

About the employer

We are the Global Specialists in the Design & Manufacture of high temperature metal seals, gaskets and ancillary components for the aerospace, automotive, turbocharger, oil & gas, power generation and process industry sectors. With over 80 years experience of product and process engineering design & production allied to leading-edge technology and a highly skilled workforce, Nicholson's provides quality components and professional services to our customers on Land, Sea and Air.


Nicholsons Sealing Technologies Ltd


Amos Drive



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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 3 in Engineering 
  • BTEC Level 3 Technical Certificate in Engineering.
  • Full or Part Time PEO, depending on prior learning.
  • Functional skills in communication, ICT, application of number, working with others and improving own learning.
  • Employment rights and responsibilities.
  • These are delivered through a combination of portfolio, classroom sessions and face to face.

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by TDR Training Ltd


Gemma Yildirim

Other information

Please check your travel arrangements to ensure you can reach our location punctually each day.

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).

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Closing date: 27 Aug 2017