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Engineering Quality Technician Apprentice Neida Limited

2 x apprentices required to commence an apprenticeship in engineering quality control. This will entail learning about the machining production process and the control of the quality produced from said process.

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Closing date: 03 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    37 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    48 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

  • You will learn about the machining production process and the control of the quality produced from said process
  • Read and understand simple top complex engineering drawings and their application and interpretation to enable decisions to be made on the produced parts
  • Use of a variety of hand held and semi-automatic inspection equipment
  • These are permanent roles that will be under one to one supervision of a technician already in this role
  • This is a perfect opportunity in a modern and dynamic engineering company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Team player
  • Willing to learn new skills

Desired qualifications

Minimum GCSE grade A*-C (9-4) or above including English, Maths and 2 others (preferably one being a science) or equivalent.


Future prospects

Completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position for the right person.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £4.30 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £6.45 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.70 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

Using over 100 machines to manufacture in excess of 250,000,000 parts per year, Neida have capacity to produce components from 0.3mm to 250mm diameter in ferrous, non-ferrous and exotic materials, with batch sizes varying from 10’s off through to millions.

Neida can support customer stock management by maintaining efficient inventory control systems within their dedicated warehouse, alongside handling supplementary operations such as optical camera verification and surface finishing processes.

Neida are the complete service provider for your turned and milled component requirements


Neida Limited


Trentham Lakes South



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Training provider

Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College


The Apprenticeship Hub 01782 254287

  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
  • EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering - Product Design and Development Technician (Development Competence)
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths and English if required

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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