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Technical Support Apprentice Counterplas Limited

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join a skilled workforce and become a technical support apprentice within an industry leading company.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 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

    Mon - Thu: 08:00am - 4:30pm Fri : 08:00am - 2:30pm overtime is required over the age of 18

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The main aspect of the role will involve the below:-

1.    Working with the tool change team
2.    Tool room and maintenance 
3.    Learning how to strip down the tools
4.    Supporting with scheduling
5.    Quality control 
6.    Lean engineering and Continuous improvement

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good level of maths, preferably a driver

Personal qualities

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Natural problem solver with a logical approach.
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Passionate and willingness to learn
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be enthusiastic about the engineering industry


Desired qualifications

You must have GCSEs or equivalent to grade 4 or above (grade A-C).

Future prospects

The company will support you all the way through your apprenticeship and further should you wish to continue to gain Engineering qualifications.


Things to consider

Incremental wage reviews are possible on regular intervals to incentivise the right working behaviours and aptitude of the role throughout your apprenticeship.

About the employer

Counterplas is a leading technical plastic injection moulder operating within the UK, and has over many years built a reputation for innovation and excellence. Counterplas have the manufacturing and design expertise and have a large selection of modern, energy efficient machines that range from 40 tonne to 550 tonne. They manufacture many different products and have a very diverse customer base and in more recent years have become plastic manufacturers for a number of UK based blue chip clients.


Counterplas Limited


Landywood Lane



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lean Education And Development Limited


sarah Johnson 07970 894852

You will be required to attend LEMA Academy for 1 day a week and block weeks for the first 15 months and then 1 day for the remainder of the programme. During this time, you will complete your Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering on a Machinist Apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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