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Production Control Apprentice Canford Manufacturing Ltd

Canford Manufacturing Ltd are looking for a Production Control Apprentice to join their team. You will work towards a Level 2 Engineering Operative apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 07:30 - 16:30, and Friday, 07:30 - 13:20.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The apprentice will work under supervision of the production engineer to initially learn a variety of shop floor roles including:

  • Product assembly
  • CNC machining centre operation
  • Laser engraving and other workshop tasks

Practical tasks in other departments to aid understanding of process and product knowledge. As they develop in their apprenticeship, they will work in other areas such as stores, maintenance, QA, and design to develop production control knowledge.

The long-term plan is for the apprentice to develop their skills and knowledge to provide production control cover, move onto an HNC/FdEng in manufacturing management and become a production engineer involving product development/costing, site supervision and project/operations management.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Some practical skills would be advantageous
  • Technical, IT and maths skills are important to this role
  • Attention to detail and a can-do attitude to problem solving and solutions delivery is also important to this role in future

Personal qualities

  • They should be a proactive and driven individual with a willingness to develop their professional career, through practical experience, educational progress, and growth within the business. The individual should be committed and enthusiastic, and as they develop, responsible and flexible to the diverse challenges the role can entail
  •  Adaptability to different tasks and changeable workload priorities, attendance and punctuality is expected to be excellent

Desired qualifications

  • A-level qualification (or equivalent) are preferable in a core subject
  • 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including maths and English

Future prospects

Prospect of progression to a higher-level apprenticeship qualification and to progress within the business.

Prospect of a permanent position for the right candidate upon completion of the Apprenticeship.

About the employer

Professional Audio, Video & Broadcast.


Canford Manufacturing Ltd



Cliff Way



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Weymouth College


Apprenticeships 01305 208709

Level 2 Engineering Operative apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Formal training to be provided by Weymouth College with informal, on the job training by Canford Audio Ltd.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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