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Apprentice CNC Machinist MTL Advanced

Established for over 40 years and now one of the UK’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, we are looking to recruit 2 enthusiastic CNC Machine Apprentices to join our team at MTL Advanced, part of the WEC Group, based in Rotherham.

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

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Closing date: 26 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 07:30 - 16:00 and Friday, 07:30 - 13:00.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

We are looking to recruit 2 CNC machining Apprentices to join our team within MTL Advanced, Rotherham. Our award-winning apprenticeships offer long term career opportunities and training to become a skilled CNC machinist.

You will:

  • Gain a wide and varied understanding of machining techniques along with programming skills
  • Work on exciting engineering projects
  • Using CNC machines to cut

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Hard working
  • Resilient
  • Trustworthy
  • Punctual
  • Have a clear interest in engineering and working practically
  • Work well under pressure and take instructions well
  • Attention to detail

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent)

Future prospects

  • Potential for permanent full-time employment upon completion of the apprenticeship

About the employer

MTL Advanced is a contract manufacturing specialist in the metal sector based in South Yorkshire. The business uses state of the art technology to supply its customers in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Based on a 13-hectare site in Brinsworth, Rotherham, MTL operates from a 300,000 sq. ft. facility with over 300 employees on site, and almost 900 across wider WEC Group.


MTL Advanced


Grange Lane


S60 5AE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Burnley College


Jess Parkinson 01282 733005

Level 2 Engineering Operative Apprenticeship Standard Machinist pathway, which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge)

You will be fully trained on all company process and systems relevant to your role. You will also receive the support to complete your on the job and off the job training to achieve a level 2 qualification. 

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Jul 2022