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Prototype Metalwork Apprentice Birmingham Prototypes Ltd

An opportunity has arisen at Birmingham Prototypes Ltd. Manufacturing Prototype Pressings and Assemblies.

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Closing date: 31 May 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

    7.00am - 4.00pm Monday - Thursday and 7.00am - 1.00pm Friday.

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The key learning opportunities for the role are:

  • Operating/Setting/Programming various CNC machinery/programmes
  • Undertaking Milling, Turning, Grinding techniques
  • Operating/Setting conventional machinery
  • Fabrication/Folding
  • Presswork
  • Using CAD/CAM
  • Be able to use Verniers, micrometers and other measuring equipment
  • Working within tolerance Quality/Inspection
  • Adhering to health and safety requirements

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to work as part of a team as well as use your own initiative
  • Enjoy working practically with manual equipment
  • Enjoy working practically
  • Have a high attention to detail
  • Ability to visualise 2D to 3D components
  • Good level of mathematics with a lean towards geometrical principles
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Natural problem solver with a logical approach.
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Passionate and willingness to learn
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Be enthusiastic about the engineering industry

Desired qualifications

  • You must have a minimum grade 4/C or above in maths and English or equivalent

Future prospects

  • Possible permanent position available

Things to consider

  • Consider the location of the employer and also the Academy based in Birmingham

About the employer

Our client offers a unique set of specialised Sheet Metalwork services involving various types of CNC machining, presswork and fabrication aligned to the prototype and low-volume sectors of many industries. They offer full design conception including feasibility and testing of prototypes within a production engineering environment. The scale of the work varies greatly from one off bespoke parts to large projects containing multiple prototypes to scheduled low-volume production parts. The business supports project management of parts from design to production intent.


Birmingham Prototypes Ltd


Unit 5


B38 8SE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lean Education And Development Limited


Atran Esho 07971356246

  • You will be required to attend LEMA Academy for 1 day a week and occasional block weeks
  • During this time, you will complete your Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering on a Technical Support Technician Engineering Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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