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Joinery Apprentice Birmingham Veneers

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a successful candidate to enter an apprenticeship where they will be taught various CNC machine techniques. This is a career pathway to a lifetime of value

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Closing date: 28 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday -Thursday 7:30am – 3:30pm, Friday – 7:30am -2:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    29 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

All staff will have a broad range of similar technical knowledge and practical skills to enable them to carry out their work safely, efficiently and correctly.


You will work with other members of staff to produce quality parts in a timely manner. Learn to safely manufacture parts using various tooling and machinery within tolerances defined on drawings using high-precision machines and inspection tools. Train to be quality-minded while learning the flow process of manufacturing.



Some of the things that an engineer will be expected to do are:

  • Develop good working relationships with people
  • Operating/Setting/Programming various CNC machinery
  • Undertaking veneering, sawing, sanding, finishing techniques
  • Operating/setting conventional machinery
  • Select (within limits) materials and equipment
  • Work within tolerances
  • Write reports and complete job sheets
  • Liaise with relevant departments to gather correct information and data
  • Adhere to health and safety regulations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Willingness to learn and work
  • Demonstrate initiative / common sense
  • Good attitude to work
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Willing to get stuck in to the task at hand
  • Good practical skills to work with hand, power tools and machinery
  • The ability to follow technical drawings and instructions
  • A methodical approach to work
  • An ability to pay close attention to detail
  • A commitment to keep up to date with industry developments
  • Good communication skills
  • A thorough understanding of safety rules and regulations

Personal qualities

  • Keen
  • Passionate
  • Good work ethic

Desired qualifications

GCSE grade 4/C or above in English & maths or equivalents.

Future prospects

Continuous employment. 

Things to consider

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About the employer

Our Client has been dedicated to manufacturing quality fire doors, door frames and door sets for offices, commercial buildings, hotels and universities for over 30 years. Helping to enhance prestigious architectural developments throughout the UK, all our items are manufactured in-house at our 25,000 square foot factory in Birmingham by our skilled craftsmen.

Our continued investment in wood working technology, including CNC machinery, ensures accuracy, attention to detail and manufacturing flexibility.

We value our clients and provide a service which we feel is ‘second to none’ and as a result have developed a large blue-chip client base with which we have worked closely with for several years. Our fire doors have been used across all sectors including airports, hospitals, hotels and prestigious office complexes.


Birmingham Veneers


Tyseley Industrial Estate, Seeleys Road


B11 2LQ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by LEMA


Linda Hall 07896 482 556

  • Engineering Technician Level 3
  • Functional Skills if required 

Internal training with constant supervision given. Full training and support. External trainer conducts onsite training in H&S and Risk assessments.

You will be required to attend LEMA Academy for 1 day a week and occasional block weeks.  During this time, you will complete your Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering on a Technical Support Technician Engineering Apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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