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Apprentice Toolmaker Mason Pinder (Tool Makers) Ltd

First and foremost, this role is to develop the candidate to become a skilled toolmaker. The chosen candidate will study towards an extended Diploma Level 3 in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering (Machining) Apprenticeship whilst gaining on the job experience in this field.

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

    Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • 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

Duties will include:

  • Manufacture
  • Modifications
  • Repair and refurbishment of injection mould and extrusion tooling
  • Ensure activities are carried out whilst complying with all measures introduced by the company with respect to health, safety and the environment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Willing to undertake additional tasks (within capabilities) to get the job done
  • Take a critical approach to work practice and identify and suggest improvements
  • Willingness to take ownership
  • Believes and promotes Health and Safety within workplace
  • Self-motivated
  • Task Orientated
  • Ability to remain calm and effective during stressful times

Personal qualities

  • Have a natural interest in machinery 
  • Ability to work well within a team 
  • Good communication 
  • Timekeeping skills 
  • Willingness to learn

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 one day a week to undertake the knowledge study
  • The remaining four days will be spent in company learning on the job

About the employer

Mason Pinder is part of Polypipe Building Products who are a manufacturer of plastic pipe and fittings.


Mason Pinder (Tool Makers) Ltd


Coulman Street



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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 receive 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