Toolroom Apprentice Padley & Venables Ltd

This us an exciting opportunity to join a worldwide thriving company and start your career in Engineering. There are fantastic prospects for the right individual upon completion of the apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday - 7.30am - 4pm Fridays - 7.30am - 2pm

    Total hours per week: 38.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract)

  • Receives, stocks, controls, and inventories tools, and support equipment in accordance with established procedures.
  • Milling & Turning
  • Performs surface grinding
  • Ensures tools and support equipment is clean, oiled, and serviceable.
  • Marks and identifies tools and equipment for quick inventory.
  • Ensures tools and equipment are sent to test, repair or calibration.
  • Must be able to work to tight tolerances
  • Practices good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention and safety at all times.
  • May perform other duties related to the classification as assigned.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • A strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good health and safety knowledge
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • A practical, hands on approach to work
  • Be mechanically minded

Personal qualities

  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Good time management
  • Reliable
  • Enthusiastic
  • Inquisitive nature
  • Keen to learn

Qualifications required

A preferred GCSE or equivalent grade D or above preferred in:

  • GCSE English
  • GCSE Science
  • GCSE Maths

Future prospects

Fantastic prospects for committed individual with position at company subject to successfully undertaking apprenticeship. Potential opportunities to progress within a successful organisation.

Things to consider

Within this role you will be on your feet for most of the day. It can become a dusty environment Although the company have other apprentices you will be working with a mature workforce can you reach the location easily? Can you arrive for the early start time?

About the employer

Padley & Venables is the UK‘s leading manufacturer of high quality tools, for use in Rock Drilling, Quarrying, Mining, Tunnelling, Construction, Civil Engineering and Demolition industries. Worldwide.


Padley & Venables Ltd


Callywhite Lane


S18 2XT

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Training provider

  • Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineeirng
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Functional Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering and manufacturing > Engineering Technician

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by NLT Training Services Limited


Sarah Hartley 01246 206520

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017