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Precision Machinist Apprentice Rotec Engineering Ltd

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a successful candidate to enter into an apprenticeship where they will be trained in the development of Precision Machining engineering techniques. This position has great potential to grow into a very rewarding career.

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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 hrs Monday - Friday, 06:00 - 14:00.

    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

You will work with Engineers, Programmers, Planners and other Machinists to produce quality 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 techniques
  • Operating /setting conventional machinery
  • 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 own initiative
  • Enjoy working hands on with manual equipment
  • Enjoy working practically
  • Have a high attention to detail
  • Ability to visualise 2D to 3D components

Personal qualities

  • Natural problem solver with a logical approach.
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Passionate and willingness to learn
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Good communication skills
  • 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

  • Please check the location of the employer and ensure that you can travel to both the employer location and to LEMA Academy Birmingham

About the employer

Rotec Engineering specialises in complex 3, 4 and 5 Axis alongside the latest Sliding Head technology, with the capability to machine in a variety of exotic and conventional materials. Supplying various industries including Oil and Gas, Aerospace, Automotive including Formula 1. Rotec Engineering has grown considerably over recent years, with heavy investment in the latest machines and £8 million total investment. Due to the expansion and the success of Rotec we moved to a state-of-the-art purpose built Advanced Manufacturing Centre in 2017. Here at Rotec we believe strongly in education, training and giving the right opportunities. The importance of apprenticeships and training the engineers of the future is key to British manufacturing.


Rotec Engineering Ltd


Enterprise Way


WR11 1GS

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Training provider


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


Atran Esho 07971356246

Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard 

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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