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Machining Apprentice RB Medical Engineering Ltd

Working on small / medium batch sub-con machining in the Automotive, M.O.D, High end Hi-Fi equipment, Agricultural, & medical sectors.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.30 - 4.30, Friday 8.30 - 3.15 whilst in Training Centre. Monday - Thursday, 8.00 - 4.45, Friday 8.00 - 3.00 whilst in Company

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Turning
  • Milling
  • General Assembly
  • Quality Control & Inspection Checks

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Mechanical interest
  • Attention to detail
  • Good verbal & written communication
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Computer literate

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Motivated
  • Enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

GCSE Grade 4 and above

Future prospects

Permanent position as CNC setter / Operator, leading to senior workshop position

About the employer

Manufacturing medical instruments and general sub-contract machining


RB Medical Engineering Ltd


Unit 2

Alton Road Industrial Estate



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Herefordshire Group Training Association


Sue Tong 01432 377002

 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 year 2, 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,



Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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