Engineering Manufacturing Apprentice HV Wooding Ltd

An established engineering company based in Hythe are looking to take on a Tool Maker apprentice.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    The hours of work will be 8am - 5pm on Monday to Thursday and 8am - 1pm on Fridays.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    29 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The Tool room is focused on the scheduling and efficient manufacture and on time delivery of products to meet both internal and external customer needs.  The department is consistently striving to work to best practice. 

Main duties will include: 

  • To repair, manufacture and modify tooling, jigs and fixtures 
  • The tooling must meet the needs of both design and production in its functionality 
  • To assist in the continuous improvement of tooling 
  • The use of various machine tools 
  • The regular use of machining equipment 
  • To be responsible for the cleanliness of your work area
  • To attend daily meetings 

You will be paid weekly and the holiday entitlement is 20 days a year. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You must have a basic knowledge of engineering 
  • Be able to read and understand engineering drawings 
  • Good organisation skills 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Problem solving ability
  • Flexible approach to working 

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking 
  • Committed to the apprenticeship 
  • Practical skills 

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Maths and English Grade C or above (or equivalent) 

Future prospects

Possible permanent position.

About the employer

Established for over 50 years, HV Wooding offers an unrivalled wealth of engineering resources, skills and experience with a team of 100 people over multi-sited facilities totalling 53,000 sq. ft.


HV Wooding Ltd


Range Road Industrial Estate


CT21 6HG

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Training provider

NVQ Manufacturing Engineering Level 2. 

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Canterbury College

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017