Machining Apprenticeship Including CNC Alan Keef Ltd
Excellent opportunity working in a busy multi-skilled engineering environment. You will work on restoration of historical narrow-gauge locomotives, rolling stock and associated equipment along with new design and build projects.
Closing date: 30 Jun 2022
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 37.00
Possible start date
05 Sep 2022
08 Feb 2022
Level 3 (A level)
We are looking to train up a multi-skilled engineer with an emphasis on CNC turning. Training and skills to be gained throughout the apprenticeship will be:
- Reading and Understanding engineering drawings (metric and imperial)
- Manual machining - Turning and Milling
- CNC turning - writing programs and operating the machine
- Surface grinding
- Drill Sharpening
- Hydraulic Press operation
- Inspection of parts
- Assembly work
- Basic welding techniques
Requirements and prospects
- Mathematically competent
- Computer Literate
- Enthusiastic / willingness to learn
GCSE Grades 4 and above (or equivalent in:
Successful completion of the apprenticeship programme would lead to a full time job offer.
About the employer
An established family run business, based near Ross-on-wye, with 50 years’ experience in Narrow Gauge Railways.
HEREFORDSHIRE GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Herefordshire Group Training Association
Sue Tong 01432 377002 email@example.com
Training through HWGTA normally comprises of five days per week at our Training Centre at Holmer Road for the first year of the Apprenticeship doing an appropriate course of study. A Block Release option is also available. Functional Skills Maths and English (if required)
A monthly monitoring visit in company will also take place in years 2 - 4 , during which we make ourselves available for discussion about any special training that may be useful to you, and to identify and resolve problems if they arise.
At the end of your training period you will be put through to an end point assessment with an external verifier where you will showcase and evidence your knowledge, skills and behaviours.
In addition, the training programme includes a 5-day team building residential course, usually held in April/May each year.
Level 3 (A level)
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