Apprentice Toolmaker Scott Tools Ltd

Produce a variety of injection mould tools using both hand tools and CNC machinery. Support the team in all areas including manufacturing and assembly. Ensure that equipment is kept in good working order.

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Closing date: 10 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

    Monday to Friday; business hours. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This role will give you full exposure to injection mould tool manufacturing.

Key responsibilities:

  • To produce a variety of tools using hand tools and CNC machinery.
  • To support the engineering team in all aspects of production.
  • To contribute to the design process.
  • To ensure that a safe work environment is maintained.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • An enthusiastic and highly motivated approach to learning
  • Enhanced communication skills
  • Good Maths and ICT skills

Personal qualities

  • Ability to communicate
  • Willing and eager to learn
  • Smart personal appearance
  • A desire to produce high quality work with good attention to detail

Qualifications required

A*-C minimum in English and Maths GCSEs (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Opportunity to progress within company upon completion of apprenticeship.

About the employer

We design and manufacture injection mould tools for the plastics industry. Customers include automotive, aerospace and medical. This is a fantastic role for someone interested and highly motivated to learn more about our business, gaining an excellent foundation in manufacturing engineering.


Scott Tools Ltd


Waldeck House Unit 6

Waldeck Road



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Training provider

  • Level 2 Dimploma in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering
  • Level 2 BTEC Extended Certificate in Engineering
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT (depending on prior qualifications)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework

Manufacturing Engineering

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Henley College


Melanie Falconer 01491634219

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017