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Machining Advanced Apprenticeship Sunderland Engineering Training Association Ltd

Our engineering apprenticeships are a launchpad for a career in engineering, manufacturing and related industries. Apprentices initially learn their skills at Seta’s own workshop facilities in Washington where they gain practical experience for use in the workplace.

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

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Closing date: 30 May 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 to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    8 available

You will learn practical skills in:

  • Hand Fitting
  • Milling
  • Turning
  • CNC Machine Tools
  • CNC Milling and Turning

You will learn technical skills in:

  • Engineering Maths
  • Health and Safety
  • Engineering Materials
  • Inspection and Quality
  • Mechanical Principles
  • Technical Drawing

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A strong interest in how things work
  • A desire to work hard and be challenged – every day

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiasm
  • Dedication to learning and study 

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths, English Language and a science

Future prospects

  • The vacancy offers enhancement of skills and qualifications and once qualified, opportunities could arise for progression to higher education and employer promotion

Things to consider

  • Applicants will be required to undertake an initial aptitude assessment

About the employer

Seta is a long-established, not-for-profit engineering and business training provider based in North East England. We deliver accredited, industry recognised training, including apprenticeships, up to an advanced level. As a Group Training Association we have years of experience in working with companies in the engineering, manufacturing, process and related sectors.

We are a trusted training provider and have an exceptional track record of delivering for clients across a range of sectors – many of which are global household names - and we provide a launchpad for careers in engineering, manufacturing and related industries.  We work with a broad spectrum of companies, from sole traders to multi-nationals.

At Seta, apprentices, course delegates and trainees experience hands-on learning, acquiring practical skills for use in real life, industrial and office working environments. Our apprenticeships cover both engineering and business disciplines.


Sunderland Engineering Training Association Ltd



Sedling Road, Wear Industrial Estate


NE38 9BZ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sunderland Engineering Training Association Ltd


Business Development 01914162860

Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship is typically a 42 month programme. The first ten months is spent in the Training Centre following various aspects of Engineering Skills to NVQ Level 2 followed by NVQ Level 3 in the employer’s premises
  • The Technical Certificate aspect of the programme is a BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply online on Seta's website.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 May 2022