Apprentice Machine Setter/Operator Crane Plastics Limited

This role will encompass you using a CNC milling and lathe machine. You will learn to be a fully qualified Machine Setter/Operator.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 7:45am - 5:00pm Friday - 7:45am - 1:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    21 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Some of your roles for the CNC Setter & Operator will including the following:

  • Setting & operating
  • Dealing with Engineering Drawings
  • Reading Technical Information
  • Selecting the right tools for each job
  • Assembling plastic to the required specification
  • Working with over 200+ different types of plastic
  • Shaping plastic to the required specification

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You will need:

  • Knowledge of basic engineering drawings
  • Good attention for detail
  • Practical

Personal qualities

You must be:

  • Enthusiastic
  • Have an interest in Engineering
  • Want to learn 

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Grade D or above in Maths, English & Science (or equivalent) 

Future prospects

This company would like to train the right individual to become successful at what they do.

Things to consider

Please only apply for this apprenticeship if you have a genuine interest in the job role. Every applicant must attend an initial assessment with NITAL prior to your details being sent to the company, failure to attend will result in the rejection of your application.

About the employer

We offer a wide range of services to cover all your plastic needs. We manufacture to a high standard in many different forms to produce the products you require. CNC Routing Laser Cutting Engraving and Marking Polishing Rod, Sheet, and Tube Machine Guarding Installation CNC Machining Plastic Welding Fabrication Bending Drape Forming Specialist Acrylic Fabrications Metal Detector Test Sticks


Crane Plastics Limited


Unit 5



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Training provider

You will work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard, where you will be assessed and developed in the following areas:

  • Competency 
  • Knowledge & Skills
  • Functional Skills
  • Behaviours 
  • End point assessment 

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering and manufacturing > Engineering Technician

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