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Apprentice Tool Room Prototype Machinist Engineer Eldon Tool & Engineering Company Ltd

To learn the necessary skills for making to printed drawings of our in house designed prototype products with the following industrial machines equipment and methods in materials from Steel, Aluminium & Plastics.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Manual Centre Lathe Turning Setting, Operation & Maintenance
  • Manual Milling Machine Setting, Operating & Maintenance
  • Pedestal Drilling Setting, Operation & Maintenance
  • Dividing Head Setting & Operation
  • CMM Inspection
  • CNC Milling Machine Setting, Operation & Maintenance
  • CNC Turning Setting, Operation & Maintenance
  • Surface Grinding Setting, Operation & Maintenance
  • Off Hand Grinding
  • Layout & Fabrication Off Tooling,
  • Forming Of Pressed Parts
  • Bench Fitting
  • Working With & Hand Tools/Equipment
  • Jig & Fixture Manufacture & Design To Support Production Department.
  • Testing & Validation & Mechanical Fitting Of Tooling/Assemblies
  • Welding Both Tig & Mig
  • 3D Computer Aided Design & Draughting
  • Computer Aided Machining
  • Data Collection For Part Verification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Take a critical approach to work practice and identify & suggest improvements
  • Self-motivated
  • Task orientated
  • Ability to remain calm and effective during stressful times.

Personal qualities

  • Demonstrate a passion for engineering
  • Safety conscious person
  • Technically minded individual
  • Can-do attitude
  • Willingness to learn and receive feedback in a positive manner
  • Problem solving
  • Working within a team

Desired qualifications

  • A minimum of GCSEs at grade 5 (or C) or above, in mathematics, English and a science, technology or engineering-related subject.
  • Applicants are also required to undertake a series of assessments at the AMRC Training Centre before being offered a place on an apprenticeship.

Future prospects

Completion of this apprenticeship is just the start of your career and can open the door to many more opportunities, such as Engineering Management and Project Engineering positions across a range of sectors.

Things to consider

  • During the first year you will be required to attend the University of Sheffield AMRC Training Centre in Sheffield, full time for an initial block of study.  
  • One Friday per month you will return to your workplace.
  • After the initial  block training you will attend the AMRC Training Centre for 1 day a week to undertake the knowledge study. The remaining 4 days will be spent in company learning on the job.

About the employer

Eldon Engineering Company Limited was established in 1975 to provide a sub-contract machining service to national and local industries.

Close to the motorway networks (M1 & M18) with easy access the country’s infrastructure and main shipping routes, Eldon are equipped with the very best technologically advanced machines for Turning Milling and Drilling.


Eldon Tool & Engineering Company Ltd



Don Road


S9 2UB

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Amrc Training Centre


Recruitment Team

  • Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills if required 

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please follow the link to the AMRC Training Centre Website, Complete the expression of interest form. Once this has been received it will be reviewed and you will received an email response with the next steps of application process.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Jun 2022