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Apprentice Injection Moulding Toolmaker Denmark Products Ltd

Apprentice toolmaker required to assist with making of components to produce injection mould tools using all tool disciplines. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 20 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £167.70

    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

    8:00am - 4:30pm Monday - Thursday and 8:00am - 3:30pm Friday

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    4 years

  • Possible start date

    25 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001764165

  • Positions

    1 available

This apprenticeship will involve:

  • Making of components to produce injection mould tools, using all tooling disaplines
  • Reading technical drawing
  • Working with steel and alloys to produce tool
  • Maintenance of injection mould tools 
  • Stripping and assembly to maintain existing tools 

Using the folllowing equipment:

  • Milling machines 
  • Lathes 
  • Surface grinders 
  • CNC
  • Spark erosion machines 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Reliable 
  • Committed 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Punctual 
  • No previous experience necessary
  • Good maths skills
  • Good written and verbal communications
  • Able to work independently and with other team members

Personal qualities

  • Self-motivated
  • Willing to learn
  • Understanding of time frames involved
  • Strong work ethic and the desire to succeed
  • Can-do attitude

Desired qualifications

GCSEs or equivalent grades 4/C, equivalent or above in maths and English Language.

Future prospects

Potential for HNC progression and to be part of a successful tight knit team.


About the employer

Established in 1993 Denmark Products design, manufacture, repair and maintain injection moulding tooling, using both traditional production methods as well as up-to-date CNC machines.

Employer

Denmark Products Ltd

Address

Unit 44

St. Georges Road Industrial Estate

Telford

TF2 7QZ

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Training

Training provider

IN-COMM TRAINING AND BUSINESS SERVICES LIMITED

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

Contact

Leighanne Omisore 07570952071

This is a 4-year training programme resulting in an Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Toolmaking. The successful apprentices will be required to travel to college, MCMT, Telford, 3 days per week for the first 18 monthths, followed by one day per week for the remainder of the apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel to both the college and employer sites.

Training will include:

  • Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Complying with statutory regulations & organisation safety requirements
  • Working efficiently & effectively in an engineering environment
  • Using & communicating technical information
  • Conducting business improvement techniques (covered in induction)
  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques
  • Assembling & testing fluid power systems
  • Preparing & using lathes for turning operations
  • Preparing & using milling machines
  • Preparing & using grinding machines
  • Preparing & using CNC Machining centres
  • General welding applications
  • Level 3 Technical Certificate Spans both Level 2 & Level 3 Competence
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • Health & Safety in the engineering workplace
  • Communications for engineering technicians
  • Mathematics for engineering technicians
  • Mechanical principles of engineering systems
  • Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering - Toolmaker and Tool & Die Technician (Development Competence)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • Engineering project
  • Properties & applications of engineering principles
  • Further mechanical principles of engineering systems
  • Engineering organisational efficiency & improvement
  • Maintenance of fluid power systems and components
  • Computer aided design techniques
  • Engineering maintenance procedures & techniques
  • Maintenance of mechanical systems

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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