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CNC Machining Apprenticeship Northumbria Engineering

This is an excellent opportunity to become a CNC machinist. This role is aimed at those learners who have already completed their basic training in the college or training school.

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

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Closing date: today

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

    Monday - Friday, times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    4 years

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This fantastic opportunity is with a fabulous growing business in Northumberland. This apprenticeship will provide a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to learn a vast array of engineering skills associated with a CNC machining workshop.

Tasks will include:

  • They will produce a range of complex components, using a variety of materials for use in a number of industrial sectors; typically offshore oil and gas
  • This Level 3 CNC machining apprenticeship will teach the apprentice the many skills associated with a CNC machinist. It will include turning, milling and various other machining activities
  • After a period of time the apprentice will then work on the latest high tech CNC equipment
  • They will eventually be responsible for planning and programming the machines

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Good timekeeping, the ability to take on board information in a variety of formats and able to communicate effectively with colleagues and team leaders
  • Have a proven interest in the working environment and want an apprenticeship
  • Motivated willingness to learn and have a positive attitude

Desired qualifications

  • The candidate must have at least 5 GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade 4 / C or above including Maths & English Language
  • Please note that Level 2 Adult Literacy and Level 2 Adult Numeracy will not be accepted.  This is due to the apprenticeship framework requirements
  • This can suit a candidte who is currently studying GCSEs / A Levels or a candidate who will have secured the level 2 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Diploma qualification. (college or training provider practical training)

Future prospects

  • An opportunity to be part of a growing and professional company

About the employer

We offer sub contract work and produce products such as hotplates and probe / in circuit test jigs to customer specifications and the highest quality.

Many well-known blue chip companies in the electronics, automotive and aerospace industries use our services. Equipment we have designed and built is in production all over the world.

The products we manufacture most often are:

Print nests, hotplates, probe / in circuit test jigs, precision vices, and many many more. Please see our products page.

What can our highly skilled and motivated team do for you?

Areas that may be of interest to you: Sub-contracting, Probe / In Circuit Test Jigs, Hotplates, Precision Vices, Milling.


Northumbria Engineering


Jubilee Industrial Estate


NE63 8UQ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Tyne North Training Ltd

Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • The advanced apprenticeship is typically a 3 year programme
  • The Technical Certificate aspect of the programme is delivered at college

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

The link will take you to our engineering applications page simply follow the prompts.

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

Apply now

Closing date: today