Apprentice Plastics Engineer Arnold Plastics

To undertake training as an Apprentice Engineer with machining, assembly, fabrication and welding as your tasks.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    7:45am-4:15pm Monday to Thursday 7:45am-2:45pm Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    26 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be working for one of the UK's leading manufacturers of plastic products. You will be working with trained engineers carrying out machining and assembly work, there could also be the possibility of some plastic welding and fabrication practices, all will be undertaken whilst maintaining company health and safety levels.

Some of the duties will include:

  • Basic use of hand tools.
  • Injection-mold fabrication processes.
  • Analyse production and machinery line.
  • Basic machine work.
This list is not exhaustive and you may be required to complete some other tasks.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Some knowledge of engineering would be advantageous although not essential.
  • Main attributes required are good practical skills and a willingness to learn.

Personal qualities

  • The person required needs to be punctual, reliable and have a trustworthy attitude.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent).
  • No other formal qualifications are required but could be of benefit.

Future prospects

This organisation is looking for you to become a major part of their future. There will be further opportunity to progress your skill level and academic level.

Things to consider

This is an Engineering environment and may involve you getting dirty. There could well be some heavy lifting involved with constant use of hand and machine tools. Please be aware that you will be required to complete an initial assessment prior to your details being sent to the company. Failure to attend an assessment could result in your application being rejected.

About the employer

Plastic Machining, Thermoforming and Fabrication specialists, Northamptonshire, UK. For some 40 years we have been manufacturing plastic products, with six manufacturing divisions, all under one roof. We are one of the UK's leading manufacturers specialising in Plastic Machining, Plastic Thermoforming and Plastic Fabrications.


Arnold Plastics



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Training provider

You will work towards an Advanced Apprenticeship consisting of:

  • National Vocational Qualification in Engineering Manufacture.
  • Technical Certificate.
  • Functional Skills.
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities.

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nital Training & Development Ltd


Apprenticeship Recruitment 01536 408188

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017