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Apprentice Toolmaker W Hallam Castings Ltd

W Hallam Castings are looking to recruit a Apprentice Toolmaker. Various tasks will be given initially to help you grow within the role.

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

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Closing date: 27 Jun 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

    Days and shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will be trained and become a toolmaker. Various tasks will be given initially to help you grow within the role. The toolmaker will be involved in making small jigs and putting/taking off dies onto a CNC machine (once qualified on a fork lift machine) they will be involved in tool making and cleaning/prepping dies to go onto machines.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A driving license is required to be able to put dies onto the machines.

Personal qualities

  • We are looking for someone who can be flexible with working hours (days/afters) and someone who has an appetite to learn. You will need to be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Desired qualifications

A minimum of three GCSEs at grade 5 (or C+) or above or equivalent, including mathematics, English and science, technology, or engineering-related subject.

Applicants are required to successfully complete the AMRC and employer recruitment and selection process to secure a place on an apprenticeship programme. 


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

Hallam Castings is a long-established UK aluminium die casting specialist manufacturer also offering a wide range of design-for-manufacture and prototyping services. Hallam can design components as aluminium castings, extrusions, injection mouldings or fabrications using Solidworks Professional CAD software. Hallam also specialises in mould tool and pattern design.  CAD models can be converted to resin, silicon, polymer or metal prototypes quickly and cheaply.


W Hallam Castings Ltd


Coulman Road Industrial Estate



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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