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Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship (CMM and Arm Verification) - Technical Support pathway TORUS MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS LIMITED

The apprentice will be trained to carry out service and verification of portable arms and CMM's, both on site at Torus' UKAS accredited laboratory in Telford and offsite at customers' premises throughout the UK.

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Closing date: 19 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    8.30am to 5.15pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    13 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

CMM and Arm Verification Apprentice:

This is a three year engineering apprenticeship with a Metrology bias which will see the successful candidate develop an in-depth knowledge of Servicing, Verification and Calibration of articulated arm coordinate measuring machines (portable CMMs) and coordinate measurement machines (CMMs).

The successful candidate will be trained to carry out service and verification of portable arms and CMMs both on site at Torus' UKAS accredited laboratory in Telford and offsite at customers' premises throughout the UK.

You must be prepared to travel throughout the UK accompanying our current team of engineers initially, and eventually travel and work independently.

You will also receive in-depth training in first principle measurement techniques and will be given the opportunity to attend the NPL Level 1 and Level 2 courses to further strengthen underlying metrology knowledge.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Previous qualifications in engineering is not essential but you should be able to demonstrate a genuine interest and understanding of engineering or metrology
  • Proficient in using Word and Excel
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Good verbal and written communications - confident to talk to customers
  • Able to use own imitative in problem solving
  • Good maths skills

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Prepared to travel, undertake early starts and late finishes
  • Focused
  • Aptitude to learn

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grade 9-5 (A-C) in English, maths and Science, as a minimum

Future prospects

  • This could include enrolment on to NPL level 1 and 2 courses
  • Progression to Level 4 HNC apprenticeship
  • Lots of opportunities within a growing company

Things to consider

Training will include full time attendance at college for the first 12 months.  Thereafter you will attend college one day per week.

About the employer

Torus Measurement Systems is a member of the Torus Group of companies, operating both in the UK and worldwide markets. We are a leading supplier of industrial measurement solutions and services to the Packaging / Aerospace / Medical Device and Automotive industries. The continual advance of technology in the uncompromising world of precision engineering, means that precise measurement throughout every process is paramount to each successful outcome. Torus Measurement Systems keep abreast of such technologies and provide a level of commitment, skills and service equally without compromise.

  • Project Management
  • Design
  • Manufacture
  • Electronics & Software
  • System Integration
  • Precision Instrumentation 
  • Calibration/Inspection 
  • Quality Management

Torus Measurement Systems offers a complete inspection solution to almost any measurement problem. Our UKAS approved laboratory provides a comprehensive range of calibration, sub contract inspection services, programming and training. Our engineering team will design, manufacture, build, test and support both standard ‘off the shelf’ inspection gauges and machines plus special purpose equipment.




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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by IN-COMM TRAINING ACADEMY SHROPSHIRE LIMITED


Sue Fisher 01922 457686

Engineering Technician level 3.

This is a 3 year engineering apprenticeship which will require the successful apprentice to attend college on a full time basis for the first 12 months.  The college is the Marches Centre of Manufacturing and Technology in Bridgnorth, but will be re-locating to the Telford area later this year. 

Training will include:

  • Complying with statutory regulations & organisational safety requirements
  • Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
  • Using and communicating technical information
  • Conducting business improvement techniques (covered in induction)
  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques
  • Preparing & using lathes for turning operations
  • Preparing & using milling machines
  • General welding applications
  • Producing CAD models (drawings) using a CAD system
  • Assembling & testing fluid power systems
  • Wiring and testing electrical equipment circuits
  • Maintaining electrical equipment & systems


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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