Apprentice CNC Machinist Atlantic Precision Engineering Ltd

This is an exciting opportunity to join Atlantic Precision Engineering as an Apprentice CNC Machinist earning £195pw while learning all aspects of CNC machining.

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    07.30 - 16.30, Mon - Thurs; 07.30 - 13.00, Fri.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As a CNC machinist, you will learn:

  • To programme, set and operate computer controlled machine tools
  • To produce high precision complex components
  • Using fixtures/chucks/work-holding devices
  • Machining different types of materials and their properties
  • Setting and checking cutting tools
  • Measurement of components (metrology)
  • Reading drawings and working in both metric and imperial
  • To understand machine tool feeds and speeds
  • Using cutting fluids in machining
  • To work safely in an engineering environment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to understand and communicate technical information
  • Ability to follow procedure and see projects through to completion
  • Organised
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to accurately document/record information
  • Attention to detail
  • Tidy worker
  • Good hand skills

Personal qualities

  • You will be committed and motivated to complete college and NVQ assignments
  • Reliable
  • Good time keeper
  • Enthusiastic
  • An interest in how things work or are manufactured
  • Good team worker
  • Good communicator
  • Hardworking and dedicated

Qualifications required

GCSE Grade C and above (or equivalent) in Maths, English, Science and 2 others.  IT would be an advantage.

Future prospects

To gain nationally recognised qualifications and become a fully qualified CNC Machinist in a permanent position with Atlantic Precision Engineering Limited.

Things to consider

Like all apprenticeships, this requires a long term commitment - there will be assignments and log book entries to complete as well as homework from college. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a world class company whilst you work towards Nationally recognised qualifications. Do not contact the employer direct as this may result in your application not being considered. You may also find the link below useful if you need to travel to work by public transport.

About the employer

Atlantic Precision Engineering Limited is a well established company with over 50 years background and experience of providing a precision manufacturing service to the Aerospace and most major industrial sectors.


Atlantic Precision Engineering Ltd


Aragon Road, Blackbushe Business Park


GU46 6ET

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Training provider

Advanced CNC Machinist Apprenticeship which includes on-site training and day release at college achieving a nationally recognised Level 3 NVQ diploma.

On completion of your apprenticeship you will have completed an NVQ, Technical Certificate, Functional Skills (English, Maths, and ICT), Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PELTS) and Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR).

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sigta Ltd


Pauline Jones 01273 427606

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2017