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Tool room Engineering Technician Apprentice Tooling International

You would be exposed to: Torx Pins & Solid Punches , Torx Plus Pins & Punches . Combi & Tamper Resistant Autosert Pins , Inserts , 12-point Specials , Assy , rim Dies, External Hex Lobe, Piercing Punches , Nut-Piercing Punches, Phillips & 1A Pins & Punches PHILLIPS II® PHILLIPS and more.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 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

    40 x hours per week – 08:00 – 16:30, Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a successful candidate to enter into an apprenticeship where they will be trained in the development of Tooling engineering techniques. This position has great potential to grow into a very rewarding career. You will work with Engineers, Programmers, Planners and other Machinists to produce quality Prototype parts in a timely manner. Learning to safely manufacture parts using various tooling and machinery within tolerances defined on drawings and CAD models using high-precision machines and inspection tools. Training consisting of the ability to be quality-minded while learning the process of developing and manufacturing the products. 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 requirement

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Natural problem solver with a logical approach
  • Enjoy working 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

Personal qualities

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Passionate and willingness to learn
  • Able to work as part of a team as well as use own initiative

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

Things to consider:

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Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
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About the employer

Tooling International Ltd was founded in 1982 with a view to developing and manufacturing recess tooling for the world’s fastener producing industry. Thanks to our almost unrivalled knowledge and experience of recess technology, gained by working very closely with some of the largest and most prestigious fastener producers worldwide, TIL has firmly established itself as, arguably, the world’s leading manufacturer of high quality header tooling, working within the framework of the accredited ISO 9001 certified controls. At the forefront of the industry, TIL has grown both its portfolio of products and its worldwide market share. In addition to products manufactured under licence, we also produce a wide and varied range of standard and high-precision special recess tooling, common and unique to exacting standards, both national & international as well as industry specific, including aerospace & automotive.


Tooling International


Focus Park Unit 3

Ashbourne Way


B90 4QU

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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 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Technical Support
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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