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Patternmaking Apprentice Cross & Sansam Ltd

This is a brilliant opportunity to work as an apprentice engineering patternmaker with a new and expanding company based in Shepshed.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 7.30am - 3.30pm, Friday 7.30am - 3pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    17 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • This role is all about patternmaking, where you will be working on various machines under the supervision of skilled patternmakers
  • The successful applicant will be working on a range of patterns for lots of different components out of a wide range of materials – for example Wood, Plastic and Composites

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good time keeping skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn

Personal qualities

  • Hard working
  • Diligent
  • Reliable
  • Motivated

Desired qualifications

  • Grade 5 (C) in GCSE maths, English and Science (or equivalent)
  • A or AS Levels/BTEC advantageous

Future prospects

Progression within the company

About the employer

Here at Cross & Sansam we have a long history of Patternmaking and Engineering which has set the tone for our impeccable standards. Through the years we have evolved into Manufacturing Experts offering a service to our clients that cannot be matched.

We have over 10,000 square feet of manufacturing area dedicated to the Pattern shop and five in-house CNC Machines. These are supported by our team of highly skilled CAD CAM operatives. Our Specialist Wood Machining department has a further 7,000 square feet of dedicated space.

We can turn your ideas into reality and turn your projects into success. We are your one stop shop.


Cross & Sansam Ltd



Ashby Road


LE12 9BS

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Services 2000 Ltd


James Lund 01332 296995

Your apprenticeship will include:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
  • Level 2 Diploma in Machining
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
  • Level 3 Diploma in Machining

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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