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Apprentice CNC Machine Setter/Operator Machine Tech Engineering Ltd

Apprentice required to operate CNC lathes and milling machines, setting/operating, fault finding, inspection and final assembly. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday,7.00am to 4.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    4 years

  • Possible start date

    28 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Apprentice CNC Setter/Operator required to carry out the following duties:

  • Setting various CNC milling machines and lathes
  • Operating
  • Programming
  • Fault finding
  • Quality inspection
  • Final assembly of parts

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good verbal and written communications
  • Good maths skills
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Punctual and reliable
  • Enthusiastic and keen to learn
  • Can-do attitude
  • An interest or hobby in engineering

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent at grades 9-5/A*-C in English, maths and Science as a minimum

Future prospects

Full-time position with an opportunity to run the sliding head machinery.

Things to consider

Training will include attending college 3 days per week at In-Comm Training Services in Aldridge, Walsall, WS9 8UG. Please ensure you are able to travel to this site.

About the employer

Machine Tech Engineering is an independent family business, manufacturing repetition turned parts and precision turned parts with an excellent reputation for its high quality and swift service.

A reliable staff of experienced setters and engineers enable us to give our customers a personal service in producing high precision turned parts.

Since the company was founded, we have supplied high quality turned components accurately and repeatedly and are approved suppliers to numerous ISO 9002 accredited companies.


Machine Tech Engineering Ltd


Unit 1

Woden Road South


WS10 0NQ

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Training provider


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


Sue Fisher 01922 457686

  • Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard

This is a four year level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard and will require the successful apprentice to attend college, In-Comm Training Services - Aldridge, WS9 8UG, three days per week for the first 18 months and two days per week at the company site. After this you will attend college one day per week for the remaining two years. 

The training will include:

  • Complying with Statutory Regulations and 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 and Using Lathes for Turning Operations
  • Preparing & Using Lathes for Milling Machines
  • Producing CAD Models (drawings) using a CAD System
  • Producing Engineering Project Plans
  • General Welding Applications
  • Preparing & Using CNC Machining Centres

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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