Apprentice Precision Engineer RSMCO

We are looking for an Apprentice Precision to join the engineering team at RMSCO.

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Closing date: 12 Nov 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, shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Your day-to-day tasks will include:

  • Working on CNC machines once trained
  • Assembly work when required
  • Interpreting drawings and machining parts from them
  • Using micrometers to check dimensions
  • Visual checks of products
  • Assisting workshop staff
  • Working out the most efficient order to carry out machining tasks
  • Choosing the right tools for each stage
  • Setting the cutting speeds and tolerance levels
  • Maintaining equipment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good practical and hands-on skills
  • The ability to follow instructions and read drawings
  • To understand technical plans

Personal qualities

  • To be able to concentrate for long periods
  • The ability to work quickly and methodically

Qualifications required

Grade A-C in GCSE (or equivalent) English and Maths.

Future prospects

Potential opportunity to progress to Level 3 apprenticeship for the right candidate.

Things to consider

You will be required to attend LEMA Academy in Dudley for your apprenticeship training 1 day a week so consider how you will travel to both the academy and the workplace.

About the employer

This company are manufacturers of consumable items for pelleting equipment including dies, roll shells, beaters and screens, and they also complete roll and die refurbishments. They also complete other general engineering as requested.




Unit 3

Primrose H Cradley Road



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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ in Performing Engineering Operations
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Maths, if required

Apprenticeship framework

Improving Operational Performance

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by LEMA


Rachel Carter 07970894852

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Closing date: 12 Nov 2017