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Engineering Machinist Apprentice- level 3 Standard GUHRING LIMITED

You will study and train as an Engineering Machinist Apprentice in all areas of manufacturing. You will become highly skilled in the operation of CNC machinery and also manual methods to a standard you can produce precision tools to company specifications.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £195.00

  • Working week

    Training provider hours 9.00am - 4.30pm. Company hours - shifts 6.00am - 1.30pm / 1.30pm - 9.00pm. Days to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    4 years

  • Possible start date

    28 Mar 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001772162

  • Positions

    1 available

This is a four year Engineering Technician level 3 apprenticeship standard and will require the successful apprentice to attend college, In-Comm Training Services - Aldridge WS9 8UG, 3 days per week off for the first 18 months, and the company the remaining 2 days. You will then attend college, one day per week, for the outstanding duration of your apprenticeship.

You will study and be trained in all areas of manufacturing in order to become highly skilled in the operation of manufacturing technician and also manual methods where required to a standard that you can produce high precision cutting tools to company specifications.

Duties as a trained manufacturing technician:

  • Interpret tool drawings supplied as hard copy
  • Create most cost effective manufacturing route
  • Select optimum cutting speeds and feeds for each stage of manufacture
  • Produce tooling in line with customer requirements
  • Checking the tooling dimensions using a range of measuring equipment to include digital micrometres, verniers, measuring machines (Walter Helicheck and PG2000)
  • Conduct routine machine maintenance

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Able to work independently and with other team members
  • Good attention to detail
  • Previous engineering studies at school/college would be advantageous

Personal qualities

  • Able to demonstrate a clear interest to work in the manufacturing sector and a genuine interest in engineering
  • Good timekeeping and attendance
  • Conscientious
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Personable

Desired qualifications

GCSE (or equivalent) Grade C/5 minimum in English, maths, Science and ICT.

Future prospects

Progression opportunities are available. The company want people to work to their strengths and to do work they enjoy.

Your long term development is in your grasp as the company are looking for all of their future technical people and managers to develop from their apprenticeship programme.

Things to consider

Please ensure you are able to travel to Aldridge WS9 8UG as part of your college training.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Guhring Limited is a world class manufacturer of precision rotary cutting tools and allied tooling for the engineering and medical industries.

Whether tools are selected from the vast standard, stocked Guhring range or manufactured to suit customers specifications then all can be supplied from leading tool distributors throughout the UK and Ireland.

Services:

  • Full tool regrinding and recoating
  • In house manufacturing of specials on high tech Guhring machines
  • Application and project engineering service
  • Tool management

Employer

GUHRING LIMITED

Address

1

Estone Drive

Birmingham

B6 6BQ

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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 Services Ltd

Contact

Sue Fisher 01922 457686 suef@in-comm.co.uk

This is a four year Engineering Technician level 3 apprenticeship standard and will require the successful apprentice to attend college, In-Comm Training Services - Aldridge WS9 8UG, 3 days per week off for the first 18 months, and the company the remaining 2 days. You will then attend college, one day per week, for the outstanding duration of your apprenticeship.

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 and Using Lathes for Milling Machines
  • Producing CAD Models (drawings) using a CAD System
  • Producing Engineering Project Plans
  • General Welding Applications
  • Preparing and Using CNC Machining Centres
  • Functional Skills (maths, English and ICT) if required
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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