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Tool Setter Apprentice (Engineering Operative Level 2) GENEX UK LIMITED

The apprentice will be trained on presswork, how to weld, final assembly of products and despatch of goods. They will also be trained to set all power presses on site.

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Closing date: 25 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 7.30am - 4.30pm and Friday 7.30am - 12.30pm

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The role will involve:

  • Presswork
  • Welding (Manual Auto)
  • Final Assemblies
  • Despath of goods
  • Trained to set all power presses (up to 200T)
  • Assembly benches

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Passionate and enthusiastic to take on new skills and develop fresh new ideas
  • Organised
  • Have a logical, methodical approach to problem solving
  • Have a good level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Good timekeeper
  • Adaptable to change
  • Hardworking
  • Fit and healthy

Desired qualifications

Grades 9-4 (A-C) at GCSE as a MINIMUM (or the equivalent).

Future prospects

A full-time role will be offered, with the potential for career progression.

Things to consider

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About the employer

Genex UK has over 40 years’ experience in delivering customer specific products and systems on a global basis. Working from a central location we have a strong supply chain and can react to demands with speed and efficiency. We work closely with our customers to ensure that we maintain our 0ppm record.


  •  Fast and Responsive - ability to make decisions and take action quickly
  •  Collaborative - Working closely with our customers on the supply process
  •  Added Value - Ability to reduce customers supply chains
  •  Solid Supply Chain - Proven material and finish suppliers




Leamore Industrial Estate

Fryers Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by In-Comm Training Services Ltd


Sue Fisher 01922 457686

This is a 15 month apprenticeship and will require the successful applicants to attend college one day per week for the duration of the training - (In-Comm Training Services Limited, Aldridge, WS9 8UG) - and 4 days per week at the company. 

Training will include:

  • Engineering Environmental Awareness
  • Engineering Techniques
  • Engineering Maths and Science Principles
  • Engineering Material Processes
  • Complying with Statutory Regulations and Organisational Safety Requirements
  • Working Efficiently and Effectively in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering
  • Using and Interpreting Engineering Data and Documentation
  • Conduct Business Improvement Activities
  • Producing Components using Hand Fitting Techniques
  • Preparing and Using Lathes for Turning Operations
  • Preparing and Using Milling Machines

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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